AECOM Technical Leader I in Huntsville, Alabama

United States of America - Alabama, Huntsville

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and motivated Technical Leader I for immediate employment in the Huntsville, AL office.

As one of the largest engineering, construction and technical services firms worldwide, AECOM's more than 90,000 people apply their talent and initiative on projects that reshape and improve the world's infrastructure, manage and modernize vital industries, improve the environment, and serve government agencies in a variety of roles. Our Germantown, MD office is a center of excellence for a variety of environmental assessment, investigation, and survey services to federal, state, and local government agencies, Fortune 500 corporations, and many manufacturing and commercial clients.

The Technical Leader specializes in environmental compliance and permitting, with an emphasis on air permitting, for a current contract with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Huntsville, Alabama. AECOM is a subcontractor to the MDA Technical, Engineering, Advisory and Management Support (TEAMS) Environmental Management contract with offices located on Redstone Arsenal, AL.

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

  • Leading teams to solve environmental issues and problems, as well as provide direct supervision and direction to support teams

  • Responsible for staff management, analysis of existing information, performing field activities, preparing reports and documents, working within interdisciplinary teams, mentoring junior staff, performing work to scope, schedule and budget, and related activities for the MDA

  • The work may also include environmental site assessments, environmental compliance audits, and Environmental Management System (EMS) program development. However, the emphasis of this position is on environmental compliance and permitting

  • Managing the office

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in civil/chemical/environmental engineering or other closely related engineering field

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible work in providing environmental consulting services to the Department of Defense and other Federal agencies, as well as strong, positive relationships and reputation within this Federal sector and service area(s)

  • P.E. license is required

  • The candidate will have worked on and managed small to large Federal environmental projects across an array of geographies, and have demonstrated acumen for project management; scope, schedule, and budget control for these services

  • The qualified candidate will possess relevant technical subject matter expertise in one or more specific areas of compliance and permitting, with an emphasis on air permitting

  • Recent experience providing direct supervision to staff, and direction to support teams is required

  • Ideal candidate will have strong air permitting and environmental site assessment experience

  • High degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently with limited supervision, as well as in a collaborative team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to support Project Managers and mentor junior staff

  • Excellent communication skills, including both oral and written

  • Solid report writing and organization skills

  • Good working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications, including MS Word, Excel, and Power Point

  • Organizational management skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required

  • Position requires field work that could include heavy lifting and candidate must be able to travel

  • Self-motivated, driven, and hard working

  • Ability to manage office and lead AECOM team members

  • Experience working in a fast-paced consulting environment

  • Strong experience with environmental compliance and permitting, including ability to work on complex projects, within interdisciplinary teams, and balance a demanding workload, as well as interface with Clients

  • Familiar with Federal, State and Local environmental laws and regulations. Familiarization with DoD OCONUS requirements a plus

  • Excellent and relevant references.

  • Must posses a US Secret-level Security Clearance

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

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience preferred

  • Prior military or Federal consulting experience is preferred

  • NEPA experience is a plus

  • Experience with air permitting at Federal, State, and local levels

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185088BR

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.