Environmental Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

10/10/2016 12:02 PM | Anonymous

Requisition/Vacancy No. 141431BR

Position Title Environmental Engineer

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Michigan

City Grand Rapids

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 www.aecom.com.

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 Environmental Engineer for immediate employment in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate proficiency in engineering calculations, engineering design, data management, technical writing and be ready/capable to support environmental investigation/remediation.

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 successful candidate can look forward to environmental projects involving groundwater, surface water, soil, and waste water for our clients in the manufacturing, power, and commercial business sectors as well as government agencies.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • The successful candidate will assist with design and implementation of remediation activities such as: air sparging and soil vapor extraction; soil excavation and offsite disposal; groundwater in-situ treatment systems; pumping tests and pump & treat systems; dewatering; shoring installation; and, waste classification to support offsite disposal

  • Assist with field work (e.g., groundwater sampling and soil sampling, well installation and contractor oversight, logging soils and collecting samples)

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids,

  • Gather data and other information to be used in the preparation of scientific reports

  • Prepare data analysis and presentation for technical reports. Inclusive of complex hydrogeologic analysis, geochemical and contaminant analysis

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering or related field, MS preferred

  • Professional certification, professional engineer or engineer in training

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Strong communication practices and skills, especially writing and mathematical aptitude

  • Must be able to clear medical, drug, and security screening requirements

  • Excellent technical report writing skills

  • CAD or GIS skills

  • Knowledge of the environmental regulatory regime in Michigan and Midwest

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Must have valid drivers license

Preferred Qualifications

  • OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) 40 hour (current)

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 at http://www.aecom.com/deployedfiles/Internet/Careers/Diversity%20and%20Inclusion/EEO%20is%20the%20Law%20Poster%20Supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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