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Job Information

AECOM Environmental Field Technician I in Deepwater, New Jersey

United States of America - New Jersey, Deepwater

Job Summary

AECOM’s Environmental Business Line is actively seeking an entry-level Environmental Field Technician in the Deepwater, NJ area.

This position offers a unique opportunity to work with, and learn from a great team of Geologists, Scientists, Wetlands Scientists, and Environmental Engineers.

You’ll primarily be performing environmental field sampling duties for a long-term established chemical manufacturing client on site. Your work will also support other clients with a variety of project work throughout the region around our Deepwater, New Jersey office. You’ll apply your mechanical and problem-solving skills operating and maintaining multiple remediation systems and conducting environmental sampling per approved EPA methodology. You’ll document and report on your findings. We will train you on the use of a variety of techniques and tools so that you can be effective in this independent field role. You’ll also learn proper documentation techniques for data collection, field logs, and safety practices.

This is an entry-level position in a large, multi-disciplined environmental department. Candidate will be given the opportunity to cross-train and expand his/her skills on additional project assignments based on performance and educational background.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Excellent communication skills are required (written and verbal)

  • Must have excellent organization skills

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record

  • Must be able to pass a medical clearance

  • Must be able to wear and work with respirator equipment

  • Be able to obtain 40 Hazwoper upon hire

  • Work weekends, evenings and overtime as needed

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Ability to work well with others and comprehend instruction quickly

  • Ability to work long hours outdoors

  • Ability to lift equipment/ coolers

  • Ability to travel up to 50% to various job sites within the region

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain and variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, noise, moisture, dryness, and chemicals; position requires frequent standing/walking, operation of vehicles, climbing stairs, keyboard/mouse operations, repetitive or fine hand movements, and lifting of less than 25 pounds; often performing repetitive bending/stooping, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), and lifting 25-50 pounds; rarely lifting greater than 50 pounds, working with arms above shoulder level, working at heights, using portable ladders, and wearing fall protection.

  • Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including but not limited to gloves, hard hat, safety glasses, face shield, safety shoes/boots, respirator, and hearing protection

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of six (6) months of work experience performing entry-level environmental work; work experience may be substituted by higher level education in the environmental area of study

  • Associates degree preferred

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Access and GIS programs

  • Proficient in map reading

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. 242619BR

Clearance Required No

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.