AECOM Environmental Scientist Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Scientist II to join our Remediation team in our Milwaukee office. You will work with a diverse team of technical leaders across a broad range of practice areas delivering remediation consulting services to our key clients.
Candidates should have a B.S. in the geological, hydrogeological, or environmental sciences, or engineering, as well as 2+ years of experience in the environmental industry or consulting. This position also requires excellent written and spoken communication skills, organizational and time management skills, flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, and a willingness to learn new skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively with members of the project team and be able to work independently.
The candidate will have the opportunity to work on emergent contaminant projects including PFAS assessments and remediation projects which are located within the Midwest.
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.
Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:
Geologic/hydrogeologic experts assessing surface water to groundwater transport modeling
Remediation engineers planning for implementation of cutting edge PFAS-impacted surface water, groundwater, soil, and sediment remediation
Environmental specialists evaluating remedial options for PFAS-impacted sediments
Landfill compliance and monitoring of groundwater and landfill gas remedial systems.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Field activities consisting of air, soil vapor, soil, groundwater and sediment sample collection, geological logging and interpretation.
Task or project management and lead teams for field activities consisting of air, soil vapor, soil, groundwater and sediment sample collection, geological logging and interpretation.
Assist with gathering and analyzing geological and hydrogeological data in both the field and office settings.
Assist in preparation of written reports, work plans, and technical memorandums and analysis of data and development of supported conclusions.
Assist in preparation and implementation of work plans, cost estimates, data compilation/analysis, and report preparation (text, tables, figures, and calculations).
Perform independent hands-on fieldwork, oversee contractors (laboratory, drillers, surveyors), and other field personnel, and interact with clients/client representatives.
Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.
Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Health and safety planning and hazard recognition.
Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member.
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
About AECOM’s Environment Business Line
Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.
AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.
AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.
About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice
AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.
B.S. in the geological, hydrogeological, or environmental sciences, or engineering or any related field.
2+ years of experience in environmental remediation industry (private or public).
Valid driver's license.
2+ years of experience environmental remediation industry (private or public).
OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification
Experience working on U. S. Environmental Protection Agency and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources led projects
Wisconsin Department of Health Asbestos Certification (Inspector or Supervisor)
Good interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable meeting with clients, colleagues and sub-contractors alike.
Flexible with working hours and locations, frequent travel within 1 – 2 hour drive of home office, and occasionally further.
Willingness and ability to learn and rapidly master changing situations
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. 271260BR
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.