Entry-Level Environmental Scientist/Engineer

  • AECOM
  • Chantilly, VA, United States
  • Feb 17, 2017
Full time Air Quality Environmental Science/Engineering

Job Description

Job Summary

The Air Quality Compliance Team in the Chantilly, Virginia office is seeking an entry-level environmental engineer/scientist for immediate employment. We are looking for someone who is interested in a starting a career in the air compliance field at the No. 1 environmental consulting company (per Engineering News Record, 2016) that provides the opportunity for growth, training, and a wealth of technical support and guidance.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope

  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Collect monthly recordkeeping data

  • Calculate air emissions

  • Review of air quality regulations and applicability assessments

  • Assist with monthly and quarterly compliance audits

  • Prepare/organize regulatory reports for submittal to federal and state agencies

  • Prepare air quality permits

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental science, soil science, agriculture, geology or any scientific related field)

  • Knowledge of environmental data collection, identification, investigation, and data entry

  • Good verbal and writing skills

  • Proficient with word processing and spreadsheet programs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in performing air emissions calculations

  • Familiarity with air permitting applicability and preparation of applications

  • Knowledgeable of various NSPS and NESHAP regulations as well as Title V, ODS, and regional state regulatory programs

  • Experience working with regulators to ensure fair and favorable permits are issued

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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Job Level

Entry-level

Sector

Consulting