AECOM Entry Level Air Quality Scientist in Austin, Texas
United States of America - Texas, Austin
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Air Quality Scientist for employment in the Austin, TX office. The successful candidate will primarily work independently, but will also need to interface with clients, contractors, and AECOM managers.
AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.
Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Accumulate, organize, prepare, process, and validate air quality and meteorological data
Assess and analyze data quality - using software R
Work with and develop Visual Basic (VBA) programs in Excel
Investigate and explore spatial and temporal characteristics of the data
Perform statistical and descriptive analyses
Generate and explain summary results
Assist in writing reports and proposals
Analyze and validate chromatography
Collaborate with team members to troubleshoot and solve instrument problems
Act as a resource to clients in order to answer technical questions and address appropriate issues
Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.
Collects and enters data, and applies technical principles and theories.
Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Entry-level position; may not require previous experience.
BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
B.S. degree in chemistry, atmospheric or environmental science, or engineering
A strong interest in air quality and environmental science
Strong statistical skills
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Excellent organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills
Aptitude for working independently and within a team
Broad computer skills, including Microsoft Excel and experience using R
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 230881BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.