AECOM EHS Compliance Specialist in Germantown, Maryland

Business Line Environment

Position Title EHS Compliance Specialist

United States of America - Maryland


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and motivated EHS Compliance Specialist for immediate employment in the Germantown, MD office.

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

  • Mid-level position in AECOM’s Environment Business Line within the Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Technical Practice Area; position will report to EHS Department in AECOM’s Germantown, Maryland

  • Utilizes multi-media environmental and health & safety regulatory knowledge (i.e., CWA, RCRA, CAA, OSHA, etc.) and project management skills to help clients navigate their environmental and health & safety compliance challenges

  • Assists in the management and execution of multi-media EHS projects, including but not limited to performing EHS audits, developing EHS standards and procedures, preparing permit applications and maintaining compliance with permits, preparing EHS plans (SPCC/SWPPP/etc.), etc.

  • Maintains and develops client relationships, and helps mentor and develop junior staff on EHS multi-media compliance

  • Manages projects from proposal development through completion including tracking and controlling scope, schedule, and budget

  • Supports business development efforts, including the preparation of technical and cost proposals

  • Leads a project team of scientists, engineers, and subcontractors

  • Interacts with local regulatory agencies and clients

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in an environmental-related field (e.g. environmental science, geology, etc.)

  • 4+ years of environmental experience

  • Requires proficiency in multi-media environmental regulatory compliance (e.g., CWA, RCRA, CAA, etc.) and its application (i.e., developing SPCC/SWPPP plans, NPDES permitting, etc.)

  • Requires previous consulting experience

  • Requires previous project management experience (i.e., developing proposals/cost estimates, managing clients and projects, managing project teams)

  • Ability to act independently on technical matters pertaining to EHS regulatory compliance

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), including technical report writing and data evaluation capabilities as well as detailed field (on-site) observations and associated documentation

  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands, think strategically and successfully lead multiple simultaneous projects

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Environmental regulatory experience is required

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of environmental experience

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification

  • Professional certification (e.g., CEP, CHMM, PE, PMP)

  • Health & Safety regulatory experience/knowledge is preferred ()

  • Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessment/due diligence experience

  • Good presentation/training skills

  • Working understanding of federal contracting and sub-contracting practices and requirements

  • Experience in the Mid Atlantic region

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182380BR

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.