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Job Ref:  144213BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  United States
County/State:  Texas
City:  Dallas
06/10/2016 22:41

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
The Environment Division of AECOM is actively seeking a self-starting, highly motivated technician for immediate employment in the Dallas, Texas office.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for canister sampler set-up and collection
  • Conducting site visits to 21 site locations every 12 days and installing the next two consecutive sampling events during each visit
  • Servicing remote air monitoring stations over an area extending from Dallas to Wichita Falls and Abilene
  • Remotely check, verify, and record sampler run times, vacuums and pressures
  • Service the 8 canister sampling sites in the network
  • Work with the analytical laboratory (Richardson, Texas) to pick up and drop off air canisters
  • Complete the chain of custody accurately for delivery with the canisters to the laboratory
  • Maintain meticulous records of events/times/weather conditions/sampling information/etc.
  • Capable of operating meteorological systems at these sites
  • Communicate daily with the project manager to provide status updates, discuss concerns, and relay any needs

Minimum Requirements
  • Associate's degree
  • 2 years of experience
  • Ability to work collaboratively with project teams
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple sites
  • Excellent computer skills with technical MS Office, MS Project, MS Excel, and other computer applications.
  • Ability to work in the field exclusively but with communication skills to work with the project team and supervisor
  • Valid driver's license
  • Self-starting, motivated person who can work independently
  • Mechanically handy, safety conscious, with a clean driving record
  • Ability to lift 40 to 50 pounds
  • Ability to keep accurate and thorough activity logs and data records

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science
  • 2 years of environmental field project experience
  • Experience in the field of air sampling and working with laboratories

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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