Research assistant / technician
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Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré
Good engineering is about observing, questioning and communicating to truly understand what’s at the heart of each project.
Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.
Tim Ter Haar
In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.
Dr. Robin Sham, CBE
We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.
Director, AECOM Ventures
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United States of America - Massachusetts, Chelmsford
AECOM'sChelmsford, MAoffice is currently seeking an Environmental Technicianto supporta key local project, monitoring and documenting air quality samples along the perimeter of a soil remediation project. This field-based role operates, maintains, calibrates, and troubleshoots state-of-the art and purpose–built monitoring and sampling equipment. The field project site is inNorthAttleboro, MA. Working alongside other AECOM team members, thiscontract-based part time variable role works independently under the oversight of the assigned Environmental Scientist. Some weekend hours required.
Conductsampling, data collection, and field documentationduties in coordination with task and project managers,and on-site field staff.
Operateair monitoring and sampling equipment. Develop staging and mobilization/scheduling plans, logistical plans and equipment inventories for field sampling events.
Develop and maintaininstrumentation QA/QC data sheetsandfield logs
Prepare field journal entries. Maintainphoto-documentationand compile field data for reportingpurposes.
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-sustainingand 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
Must possess High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive
Must pass pre-employment drug screen
Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record
Candidate must be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination
Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, dryness, noise, and dust; position requires frequent standing/walking and keyboard/mouse operations; often lifting of less than 25 pounds and performing repetitive or fine hand movements; occasional lifting of 25-50 pounds, and; rare repetitive bending & stooping, climbing stairs, using portable ladders (weight must be 300 lbs or less), environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment, and work alone in isolated/remote areas. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment
Flexibility to work 6 days / week (total 50 hours/week) some weekend work required.
Excellent work ethic and team-player attitude
Strong attention to detail, with proven ability to follow specific instructions
An ability to effectively express his or herself orally and in writing to other project staff
Basic computer skills; Microsoft Office applications
Trade certification, Associates Degree(s) and/or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science is a plus
First Aid/CPR training completion is preferred
40 Hour HAZWOPER course completion is preferred; selected candidate will be required to complete 40 hour HAZWOPER training or 8-hour annual refresher class
Proficiency in AutoCAD, and/or ArcGIS software suites is a plus
Experience working on construction sites, operating environmental monitoring/sampling equipment and maintaining and repairing electronics, as well as familiarity with analytical laboratory chain of custody procedures, are a plus
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
Country United States of America
Position Status Part-time Variable
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.
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