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Focusing on legacy, culture and location

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Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

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Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

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Expanding mobility options

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Job Information

AECOM Waste Characterization Specialist in Freeport, Texas

United States of America - Texas, Freeport

Job Summary

AECOM Is seeking a Waste Characterization Specialist in Freeport, TX who will contribute to a technically diverse team that provides on-site consultative support at client facilities. The successful candidate must be able to quickly learn the client’s internal processes for waste management and initially works under a peer review process to evaluate performance on assigned tasks.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides technical guidance related to RCRA (40CFR), Waste characterization and Waste regulation in response to client requests.

  • Evaluates and responds to client phone calls, e-mail and inquiries about RCRA regulations, Waste Management, Waste Characterization, Waste, TCEQ, RCRA, Lab Packs, analytical requirements, type of waste containers recommended, options for waste disposals sites, etc.

  • Confers with the client to obtain accurate and complete information to properly characterize waste.

  • Enters data into client-based software which is used to manage waste characterization data.

  • Supports regulatory compliance through appropriate documentation for lab packs; waste stream characterization and manifesting by reviewing lab pack forms for correct RCRA classification and assign a proper DOT shipping description.

  • Performs waste audits, waste tracking, sampling for waste analysis, develop procedures, and container labeling or placarding.

  • Actively participates in maintaining a safe work environment and supporting a culture of safety as evidenced in approach to daily activities and projects.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or related field plus four (4) years’ experience in classification, packaging, managing, shipping, hazardous and non-hazardous waste in a chemical environment or equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience performing waste characterization profiling or establishing WPN’s.

  • Knowledgeable of state and federal environmental regulatory framework and processes, specifically RCRA, waste characterization and Waste Regulation, DOT classifications

  • valid Driver’s license

  • Due to nature and location of work, United States Citizenship or Naturalized Citizen

Preferred Qualifications


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. 250171BR

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.