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Job Ref:  143428BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  United States
County/State:  West Virginia
City:  Kenova
04/10/2016 22:34

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Entry Level Environmental Technician I for immediate employment in the Kenova, West Virginia office. This is a part-time variable position, meaning work days and times will be determined on an as-needed basis. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Environmental Sciences, specific to Field Technician. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging NA incumbent can look forward to projects including Environmental site investigations and remediation.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to
  • Operate and maintain remediation systems per specifications
  • Collect samples of environmental media to evaluate and document effective operation of systems
  • Assist with preparation of routine submittals to regulatory agencies to document system performance and compliance with permit requirements
  • Assist with environmental site investigations and remediation
  • Coordinate with site field personnel, contractors, and laboratories
  • Oversee work and safety of contractors
  • Collect soil, water, and vapor samples using approved sampling plans and industry accepted methods
  • Document work with detailed field notes
  • Occasional overtime and weekend work may be required
  • Field work is estimated to be 90% with light travel requirements

Minimum Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • The candidate must have an understanding or the ability to learn the current equipment and technology used to gather samples and information from the field
  • Must have the ability to prepare detailed notes and field documentation
  • Must have a good working knowledge of basic mechanics
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must also have the ability to function autonomously on routine tasks. It is important to be able to work with limited supervision on non-routine or complex task
  • Knowledge of basic mechanics and construction
  • OSHA 40hr (will train as needed)
  • Lift (>30 lbs.)
  • Field work (75%) with light travel
  • On-Call 24 hrs. a day and 7 days a week
  • Ability to obtain the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Pass a Background Check
  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test
  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required
  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree (Math or Science Related Field)
  • Strong mechanical aptitude

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
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