**At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.**
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.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Chemist for employment in Omaha, Nebraska. This person will be working with and in support of project managers and project assistants.
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, working 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:**
+ Utilize scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope
+ Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories
+ Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance
+ Work with minimal supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
+ Perform data review and validation for multi-media data
+ Ensure project-specific data requirements are met
+ Support field efforts by preparing sampling plans and field documentation
+ Manage data flow from the laboratory to final reporting
+ Research environmental laboratory practices and methodologies
+ Prepare proposals, procures, and oversee laboratory services and invoice approvals
+ Conduct field and laboratory technical system audits
+ Prepare technical reports and papers
+ Coordinate with end user to define data quality requirements and to help assure that data are usable and meet end-use objectives
+ Setting up lab contracts
+ Reporting and coordinating the proper deliverables including EQuIS EDDs
+ BA/BS +2 years of experience or demonstrated relevant equivalency of experience and/or education
+ Due to the nature of the work, U.S. citizenship is required
+ Must possess a valid driver's license
+ Experience writing CERCLA Sampling and Analysis Plans for DoD clients
+ Knowledge of chemistry principles
+ Working knowledge of instrumentation used for environmental analysis (i.e. GC/MS, ICP, GC-ECD, IC, etc.)
+ Proficient in standard office computer applications and software, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access
+ Position requires analytical and interpersonal skills, and solid planning and organizational skills
+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
+ Understanding of the Department of Defense (DoD) Quality Systems Manual and the ability to interpret analytical data packages for compliance with analytical protocols and quality assurance project plans is desired
+ Ability to obtain 40 hour HAZWOPER training
+ Ability to travel 10-25% and work outdoors as needed
+ Required to intermittently drive company or rental vehicles for work
+ Master’s degree in Chemistry or other related field
+ Prior experience in laboratory or environmental chemistry
+ General experience with EQuIS or other environmental data management software; including loading EDDs, setting up new sites, creating automated reports, using Sample Planning module, setting up EQuIS Collect, setting up EQuIS enterprise dashboards
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
**Business Line:** Environment
**Business Group:** DCS
**Strategic Business Unit:** West
**Career Area:** Science
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