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AECOM Environmental Engineer in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking to add an Environmental Engineer for our Boston, Massachusetts or Chelmsford, Massachusetts office. Our business focuses primarily on providing professional and technical services in engineering design, code consultation, and construction phase services for a wide variety of clients both in the private and public sectors. We execute large and complex engineering projects and provide a comprehensive range of professional planning and design, systems engineering and technical assistance, program and construction management, and operations and maintenance services.

The Environmental Engineer will serve as a team member in the office and the field, assisting project and program management with design and implementation of soil and sediment investigation and remediation programs, data analysis, and report preparation.

This position is expected to begin May 2024.

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

  • Preparation of calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and design drawings under the supervision of experienced engineers.

  • Participating in site visits at industrial, federal, commercial, and municipal client facilities.

  • Performing work in accordance with project budgets and schedules.

  • Environmental sampling (e.g., soil, sediment, groundwater, stormwater, wastewater, air, and hazardous waste).

  • Development of technical memoranda and reports.

  • Development of knowledge of job-specific federal, state, and local laws and regulations and job specifications.

  • Building analytical and engineering design skills under the supervision of experienced engineers.

  • Using computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.

  • Travelling locally with occasional extended travel within the U.S.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a related engineering discipline.

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License required to visit project sites, clients, and other AECOM offices.

  • As a condition of employment, selected candidate must pass a Motor Vehicle Records review.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in standard Microsoft Office suite software applications.

  • Basic knowledge of industry-standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, GIS, and Bluebeam).

  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification.

  • Ability to demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and colleagues.

  • Ability to write and to convey complex thoughts and ideas in a clear and concise manner.

  • Ability to learn through on-the-job experience.

  • Tolerance for work in outdoor environments in a range of weather conditions.

  • Ability to work independently, both in an office environment and in the field.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not offered for this position.

  • Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.

  • Offered rate of compensation (Massachusetts locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $61,143.89 - $84,072.85/year.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, global EAP, Business Travel, and Service Awards programs.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10098034

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid