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AECOM Environmental Technician II in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Environmental Technician to be based in Long Beach, CA.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Various operations and maintenance activities associated with groundwater remediation systems involving capture of impacted groundwater and hydrocarbons, performing spill sampling of soils, semi-annual groundwater monitoring, compilation of field data.

  • Candidate must have ability to work independently.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world..

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, plus at least 2 years experience.

  • Ability to travel to various client site locations to conduct fieldwork, including but not limited to environmental sampling, operations and maintenance and inspections.

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

  • Ability to pass a client-mandated drug test

  • Must participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire.

  • Candidate must be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination.

  • Selected candidate will have completed 40 hour HAZWOPER training or annual refresher class.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, noise and/or chemicals.

  • Often working in an environment with heavy, moving dangerous equipment.

  • Frequent lifting equipment or objects weighing 25 pounds or less.

  • Occasional repetitive bending & stooping to take ground measurements and other record reading as assigned.

  • Frequently moving to numerous locations on the site to perform monitoring and maintenance checks.

  • Occasional power gripping/squeezing hand tools and levers to perform maintenance, inspection or reading such as removing nuts and bolts on filters or well covers.

  • Occasionally working with arms above shoulder level, climbing stairs, and using portable ladders to perform maintenance, inspection, or readings.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient and knowledgeable with all types of groundwater sampling and gauging techniques (low flow purge, no purge, conventional).

  • Proficient and knowledgeable with all types of groundwater and LNAPL treatment systems (pump and treat, soil vapor extraction, LNAPL skimming, dual phase extraction, etc.)

  • elected candidate will have completed 40 hour HAZWOPER training or annual refresher class.

  • Excellent work ethic and team-player attitude.

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.

  • Experience with Oil and Gas clients and working on active petroleum facilities.

  • Experience with pneumatic and electric submersible pumps, electric control panels, and water conveyance piping.

  • Experience with environmental sampling (soil, soil vapor, groundwater).

  • Excellent mechanical background and aptitude.

  • Strong attention to detail, with proven ability to follow specific instructions.

  • An ability to effectively express his or herself orally and in writing to other project staff.

  • Basic computer skills.

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship opportunities for US Employment Authorization are not available for this position.

  • Relocation Benefits are not available for this position

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 266140BR

Additional Locations US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd

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.