Sr. Marine/Sediment Professional

Aecom Technology Corporation Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 4 months ago

United States of America - Washington, Seattle

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Sr. Marine/Sediment scientist with strong technical and management experience to assist with high profile contaminated sediments projects in the Pacific NW and support these projects throughout North America. The primary project work is out of our Seattle, WA and Portland, OR offices; the home office location is flexible.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Managing assessments, remedial investigations, and feasibility studies for complex sediment sites with terrestrial, river, lake, or marine concerns under CERCLA or state programs

  • Designing statistically robust sediment characterization assessments

  • Planning and directing environmental sampling programs and critically evaluating laboratory data

  • Experience with a range of contaminants common at sediment sites, including PCBs, Dioxins/Furans, VOCs, SVOCs, metals

  • Experience with a range of investigation techniques at sediment sites, including surface and subsurface sediment, sediment trap, surface and porewater, fish and benthic organism sampling

  • Experience with bathymetric surveys and fish tracking

  • Developing technically astute Conceptual Site Models

  • Coordinating with engineering staff to provide sufficient data and site characterization for remedial alternative analysis and remedial design

  • Implementing solutions and offering innovations to remediate contaminated sediment sites

  • Engaging in regular client and regulatory communication relating to project management, technical issues, and site characterization strategies.

  • Supervising junior staff in data collection design, implementation, analysis, and documentation preparation for site investigation and monitoring projects

  • Researching and ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulations

  • Modeling to support remedial analyses or specialized knowledge, such as bioavailability in sediment

  • Training and leadership development in environmental sediment site assessment

  • Qualify for and obtain Project Management accreditation

  • Manage multi-discipline teams to deliver comprehensive studies related to market-driven regulatory actions

  • Actively communicating in high-pace environments requiring organic decision-making

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS in

relevant technical discipline, such as geology, hydrogeology, toxicology, biology + 10 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
10+ years of experience as an environmental consultant, industry representative, or regulator versed in sediment remediation requirements

Relevant professional license (e.g., LHG, RG, CES, etc.) or ability to obtain in WA and OR

Relevant, recent, direct experience negotiating at multiple PRP sites for site assessment strategies and cleanup program objectives

Experience developing and preparing reports regarding regulatory compliance for hazardous constituents in sediment for submittal and acceptance for technical client and state agency review

Experience with site investigation techniques, developing conceptual site models, and preparing remediation strategies

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to write and review complex technical documents, perform high level review and strategy

Excellent understanding of health and safety requirements to work on water

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with clients, project team, subcontractors and research organizations.

Strong team worker, flexible and hard working

Attention to detail and a thorough approach to work

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. 212319BR

Additional Locations US - Portland, OR - 111 SW Columbia Street

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.


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Sr. Marine/Sediment Professional

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