AECOM is seeking a Scientist II to be based in Conshohocken, PA.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Participates in field events for collection of abiotic and biotic samples.
Compiles, evaluates, and analyzes environmental data.
Prepares reports and other technical documents.
Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.
Draws conclusions and makes recommendations based on analysis.
Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Works under general supervision
At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020
#1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019 DCSA—Environment With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.
Bachelor's degree in Science, Biology or related field (, environmental science, ecology, toxicology)
2+ years of experience with environmental evaluations or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education
Valid State Driver's License
Some understanding of risk assessment methodology
Master's degree in Science in lieu of 2 years of experience is acceptable
Experience managing tasks and managing field teams
High degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently with limited supervision, as well as in a collaborative environment
Knowledge of environmental data collection, investigation, and interpretation
Detail-oriented, thorough, and can effectively manage time
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to travel for up to a week at a time
Position requires field work, which involves work in rugged terrain and inclement weather conditions
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Experience operating, maintaining, and trailering boats (14' - 20')
Ability to troubleshoot problems
40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training certificate
Working knowledge of statistical software (, ProUCL, R, etc.)