Environmental Field Technician
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Chicago, IL 60664
United States of America – Illinois, Chicago
AECOM has an immediate need for an Environmental Field Technician to work in the Chicago area, based out of the office located on Wacker Drive. This is a field position that requires working outside, in inclement weather at times, walking in rugged terrain and at times lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. The position also requires some overnight travel within the region.
The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to the following
+ Gather and maintain specified records of scientific data for supervisor, including but not limited to environmental sampling, operations and maintenance and inspections at client sites.
+ Other activities may include assisting with calculations, setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining proper project documentation.
+ Collects and enters data, and applies technical principles and theories under supervision
+ Working outdoors in a field setting
+ High School diploma required
+ 2+ years of relevant experience required
+ Environmental experience behind a drill rig collecting soil and ground water samples, air samples – including ambient air monitoring
+ Ability to fix things as discovered during the course of work and collecting samples
+ This is a field position and requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs of equipment and to walk long distances in rugged terrain possibly in inclement weather
+ Familiarity with Health and Safety procedures
+ Experience using Word and Excel
+ Valid drivers license
+ Some overnight travel in the are may be required
+ Some weekend work also may be required
+ 40 hour OSHA certification is preferred
+ Experience in EHS desirable
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 221168BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.