AECOM Modern Standard Arabic + Kurdish Linguist - Cleared in Chantilly, Virginia
United States of America - Virginia, Chantilly
AECOM is seeking to immediately interview and to hire cleared Modern Standard Arabic plus Kurdish or Sorani Linguists. Each qualifying candidate chosen will become a direct hire with AECOM and will be provided full benefits and opportunity for advancement. Linguist positions will be located in the Northern Virginia area and require near-native to native level MSA and Kurdish or Sorani language skills. Linguists will be required to pass language testing with a minimum ILR score of 3/3/3. The qualified candidate will be able to translate and perform consecutive interpretation between the source language and English. Interpretation may include individual meetings or conference-type settings; simultaneous interpretation skills are a plus, but not required. Each Linguist is expected to have expertise in a variety of topics ranging from technical to political and military vocabulary; an understanding of a variety of dialects/jargon is a plus. The successful candidate must be willing to travel.
Must be a US Citizen.
Must have a current and active TS/SCI Security Clearance.
Must be fluent in near - Native or Native MSA + Kurmanji or Sorani.
Must have strong English language skills and ability to compose clear, concise English composition.
Must possess strong cultural knowledge.
Experience in the use of Microsoft Office and SharePoint.
Must have Translation, Transcription and Interpretation experience.
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 Linguist
Business Line Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 209689BR
Clearance Required Yes
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.