Project Scientist/Senior Scientist

  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
  • Jan 14, 2018
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Scientist/Senior Scientist for immediate employment in the Fort Lauderdale, FL office.

Responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to:

  • Phase I/Phase II environmental site assessments (both office and field experience)

  • Field reviews for roadway, bridge and transit projects

  • Reviews of roadway, bridge, and transit design plans for possible impacts to construction.

  • Generation of ERC comments

  • Providing NEPA compliance services

  • FDOT ETDM EST database reviews

  • Assisting in preparation of PD&E documents

  • Preparation of FDOT reports utilizing Microsoft Office and GIS

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Working in-house at District 4 headquarters with and for FDOT personnel with minimal supervision

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Geology or Environmental Engineering

  • 4+ years of experience


  • Contamination assessment and remediation work, specifically on FDOT projects/corridors

  • Knowledge of FDOT Contamination Assessment and Remediation (CAR) procedures

  • Knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations pertaining to the identification, remediation and handling of contamination and/or hazardous materials

  • Knowledge of Phase I/Phase II assessments, FDOT plans reviews, generating ERC comments, contamination reviews of surplus/donation parcels, initial site investigations/ID Features Memos, NEPA compliance services, use of ETDM Environmental Screening Tool, GIS and CSER reviews

  • Ability to analyze and interpret scientific and/or engineering data pertaining to contamination and/or hazardous materials

  • Ability to interpret and apply environmental regulations to roadway design projects

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Prior in-house work experience on a FDOT CAR contract or other similar FDOT environmental services contract

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