AECOM Air Quality Specialist - Entry Level in Houston, Texas
United States of America - Texas, Houston
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Air Quality Specialist for employment in the Houston, TX office.
This position is expected to begin in October/November of 2021.
The candidate will assist with successfully conducting projects for mostly industrial clients while meeting cost, schedule, and quality objectives. The candidate will participate in project teams and coordinate with other AECOM offices doing similar work to share knowledge.
At AECOM , we believe infrastructure creates opportunities 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 megaproject, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy, and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year
Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”
VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
AECOM is the leading, worldwide environmental services provider to industry and government — delivering sustainable energy and environmental solutions to meet compliance, business and operational needs. Our advisory and technical staff deliver specialized solutions to unusual and complex problems facing client projects across the full business life cycle — from asset planning, development and operations, to product integration and facility compliance, to site remediation, restoration, sustainability and reuse, and holistic strategies that improve and modernize next-generation energy infrastructure. Our solutions balance complex technical, regulatory, business and stakeholder issues to produce measurable value and cost-saving approaches for our clients. AECOM offers a Freedom to Grow (F2G) program that supports and enhances flexible work options for employees. F2G is a philosophy that embraces an agile culture where teams can plan their work to achieve maximum results and it was built on the lessons learned for a more flexible approach to work as we face a post-pandemic world. It focuses on finding the right balance of a flexible work style for each person individually.
Our services are delivered by 7,400 responsive environmental professionals around the world. Our global staff has in-depth knowledge of local and regional requirements and broad technical expertise in 60 disciplines. We work together across our global network to bring the best resources, skills and efficiencies to our projects. This position will be part of the Air Quality Practice within the Environmental Business Line. The practice consists of over 200 members ranging from 1 to over 40 years of air quality experience.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Air quality compliance strategy development, primarily specific to the state of Texas
Conduct/direct annual air emissions inventories
Participate in the preparation of air emission permit applications and air operating permit applications
Audit industrial facilities and programs to evaluate operational effectiveness and verify compliance with environmental regulations
Perform quality checks on other team members' technical work products
Interface with clients and regulators
Complete projects on time and accurately
Promote and demonstrate a positive, team-oriented attitude
Apply principles of engineering to solve environmental problems
Must have strong organizational and time management skills
Must have strong written and oral communication, quantitative, and interpersonal skills
Must have a strong work ethic and professional demeanor
Independent thinker with a strategic mindset while being detail-oriented and able to work as part of a team
Candidate must be proactive on projects and demonstrate initiative
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field
Proficient use of PC- based applications (MS Word and Excel) and good typing skills
Experience with air quality permitting, including PSD and Title V as well as emissions control and compliance programs
Familiarity with air dispersion modeling
Understand EPA and State of TX regulations, guidelines and policies
Ability to perform emissions calculations using engineering principles
Experience with air quality task management, including contributing to proposals, communicating with clients, working in project teams, coordinating technical tasks, and report writing
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 Engineering
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 256294BR
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.