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AECOM Entry-Level Asbestos & Lead Paint Inspector in Clifton, New Jersey

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Entry-Level Asbestos & Lead Paint Inspector to be based in New York, NY (or Clifton, NJ).

This position is expected to begin in December 2021.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Overview

The Environmental Business Line of AECOM is seeking an Entry-Level Asbestos & Lead Paint Inspector for immediate employment with the EHS Department in the New York, New York and/or Clifton, New Jersey offices.

  • The main responsibility of the successful candidate will be to perform hazardous building materials surveys (asbestos, lead paint, etc.) and prepare the associated survey reports, as well as perform abatement oversight.

  • The candidate will perform the work under the supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member.

  • This position will require that the candidate be available to perform work in both the field and office, and be able to travel out-of-town for durations ranging from one week to three months, as needed.

  • The successful candidate will also assist with other EHS compliance projects (i.e., site assessments, subsurface investigations, etc.) as a secondary responsibility and as needed based on workload.

​​​​​​​ Additional Information:

  • This position involves field work and the ability/willingness to travel to job sites. Must be capable of working outside (sometimes in inclement weather), and able to walk long distances (at times in uneven terrain or on construction/demolition sites). The majority of field work will be within the Tri-State area.

  • Due to the nature of the work, sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Please note candidates may be asked to submit a pre-employment MVR (motor vehicle record), drug test, and/or medical surveillance screening at the time of hire or after hire.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Ability/willingness to perform field work and travel when needed

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License

  • Due to the nature of this work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of federal and state asbestos regulations

  • Asbestos consulting experience

  • Asbestos inspector and project monitor licensures desirable

  • Experience performing inspections, sampling and abatement oversight

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and oral)

  • OSHA 40hr HAZWOPER, and/or OSHA 30hr or 10hr Construction safety training preferred

  • NYC Asbestos Investigator desirable

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 258159BR

Additional Locations US - Clifton, NJ - 1255 Broad Street

Virtual: 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.