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Job Information

AECOM Quality Assurance Specialist in Austin, Texas

United States of America - Texas, Austin

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Quality Assurance Specialist for employment in the Austin, TX office. The successful candidate will work in AECOM’s Ambient Air Monitoring (AAM) Group – a recognized center of expertise within AECOM. 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.

This position is expected to begin on November 2020.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Travelling for field assignments to conduct quality assurance audits for ambient air monitoring networks.

  • Generating and explaining summary results.

  • Assisting in writing reports and proposals.

  • Collaborating with team members to troubleshoot and solve instrument problems.

  • Acting as a resource to clients in order to answer technical questions and address appropriate issues.

  • Calibrating, maintaining, and repairing air monitoring instrumentation and equipment.

  • Preparing gas standards for laboratory and field use.

  • Assisting with research, data analysis, and report writing.

  • Interacting with field staff, clients, URS managers, and government agencies.

Note: Sponsorship assistance will not be available for this role.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + None or AA/AS (US) + 2 YORE or Diploma/Certificate (Canada) + 2 TORE or HS/GED + 4 YORE.​

  • Valid U.S. driver's license.

  • Must pass routine and random drug screenings, as required by client.

  • Must pass DOT Driver medical exam and be medically cleared to wear a respirator.

  • Ability to travel an average of 30% of the time.

  • Must be able to lift, carry, and host test equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Engineering, or related sciences.

  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and Word.

  • Knowledge in the practices required to generate valid scientific data.

  • Able to work both independently and in a project team environment.

  • Ability to record test data legibly, completely, and accurately.

  • Aptitude for operation and maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment.

  • Ability to recognize hazards and work safely in an industrial setting.

  • Show initiative and interest in professional development.

  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors year-round, climb ladders and stairs, and work at elevated heights.

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. 239186BR

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.