Environmental Scientist III (Los Angeles)

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Feb 13, 2019
Full time Research Science

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Environmental Scientist for employment our downtown Los Angeles office. 

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, collaborating 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: 

+ Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to obtain project objectives. 

+ Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources.

+ Perform or manage soil, soil gas, and groundwater investigations 

+ Subcontractor procurement and management/ oversight 

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

+ Prepare high-quality technical reports and environmental permit application packages 

+ Works under general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. 

+ Assist Project Managers to develop work plans and overall coordination of a variety of project management tasks related to new and on-going projects 

+ Perform business development activities such as arranging logistics and meetings with potential clients, participate in presentations and interviews, and network with clients and regulatory agencies 

+ Prepare cost estimates and scopes of services and assist writing proposals for new environmental and remediation opportunities 

+ Lead project quality, health and safety, and environmental compliance on assignments 

+ Participates in planning and task manages to achieve desired objectives. 

+ Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields. 

Minimum Requirements 

+ Bachelors of Science degree or higher in environmental science, or relevant science discipline (e.g., environmental engineering, geology, hydrogeology,) 

+ 4+years of environmental management such as environmental site assessments and remediation or demonstrated equivalencyof education and experience. 

+ Must be able to work in the field and in an Office 

+ Willingness and availability to travel occasionally 

+ Must possess a valid driver license 

+ Knowledge of environment investigation, remediation, and monitoring methods, procedures and protocols 

+ Knowledge of City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County and State of California site characterization and remediation regulatory requirements 

Preferred Qualifications 

40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification 

M.S. Degree in Environmental Science or related field. 

What We Offer 

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.



Greg Fillebrown