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AECOM Environmental Scientist I in Pocasset, Massachusetts

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Environmental Scientist for our Pocasset, MA location. This position will involve field work potentially including biological surveys, infrastructure/ wetland mapping using GPS, sediment and water quality sampling (must be comfortable with boat-based sampling) compilation of field data, data analysis and assistance with

preparation of work plans, health and safety plans, technical reports, and data presentation (i.e., GIS);

This position would also include but is not limited to:

  • Technical writing and the ability to effectively express his or herself orally among internal staff, clients, and sub-contractors.

  • 60% travel with throughout the Northeastern US;

  • Performing a variety of routine tasks to gain experience and familiarization with methods,

  • practice and programs.

  • Working as part of a larger team.

  • Working with GIS Platforms and utilizing your map making skills using GIS.

  • Office based tasks include conducting post-processing and reporting of field collected data.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS + or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Valid Driver's License with clean driving record.

  • Due to the nature of the work US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous field biology/on-water sampling and survey experience

  • Ideal candidate will receive 40 hour HAZWOPER training. Selected Candidate will also receive First Aid/CPR training.

  • Candidate must be able to pass requirements of an OSHA screening physical (HAZWOPER).

  • Candidate must be detail oriented and have the ability to work independently.

  • Candidate must exhibit a mature sense of professional responsibility and awareness of accepted standards of professional behavior.

  • Candidate must be experienced with basic computer programs; MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10086299

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid