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Entry-Level Environmental Engineer

Company: AECOM
Location: Portland
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 - over 50,000 strong - driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Entry-Level Environmental Engineer to be based out of our Portland, OR or Seattle, WA offices. This position will support our Remediation team within our Environment business line.

This position is expected to begin May 2023.

Job Overview:

The Entry-Level Environmental Engineer will support our Remediation team in Oregon/Washington. We are seeking motivated candidate who would like to develop and advance in a full-time environmental remediation career.

The successful candidate will have a background in environmental engineering. Knowledge of environmental investigations and remediation is preferred. The expectation for this position is 50% field work and 50% office work. Travelling to project sites would be local and/or regional. This is not a remote position.

Job Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

Support AECOM projects in the areas of contaminated sediments, soil and groundwater remediation and environmental compliance.

Perform field work such as monitoring or sampling of various media to support data collection and data management for projects.

Work with senior level staff to support technical analysis and deliverables for current and prospective clients for remedial investigations, feasibility studies, remedial design, remedial action, fate and transport modeling, innovative sampling approaches, etc.

Builds analytic and design skills.

Conducts engineering design under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

Creates designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.

Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision.

Maintain positive working relationships with client contacts, suppliers, contractors, engineering consultants, and external agencies.

Technical writing will be a main part of this position, assisting with environmental site assessments and soil/groundwater investigation reporting.

Engage in internal Technical Practice Groups, coordinate with company's regional and national experts and professional development.

Supports remediation team, supporting on multitude of diverse projects under the supervision of senior geologists/engineers.


Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related

Due to the nature of work, U.S. Citizenship is required

Valid U.S. Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to obtain 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification.

Knowledge of environmental investigations and through site clean-up and closure.

Strong technical writing skills.

Candidate must also be able to work as part of a project team comprised of AECOM staff and subcontractors.

Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects.

Positive attitude and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.

Field work may be required including oversight of subcontractors.

CAD, GIS, and design package experience a plus.

Candidate must be proficient with basic computer programs; Microsoft Suite Programs.

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Additional Information

This is an in-office/hybrid position. Candidates are expected to reside in the Portland/Seattle area but may have the flexibility to work remote part of the time.

Travel is required for this position. Candidates must be willing to travel (local and regionally), complete field work, and work extended hours, when necessary.

Candidates will be asked to submit to a Motor Vehicle Record screening upon hire.

Relocation is not offered 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: J10081297

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid

Keywords: AECOM, Portland , Entry-Level Environmental Engineer, Engineering , Portland, Oregon

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