Senior Environmental Engineer - PFAS

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Louisville, KY
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
USD 78,000.00 - 120,000.00 per year
Full Time


Data management
Systems engineering
Control engineering
System administration
Quality assurance
Quality control
Positive attitude
Business development
Proposal writing
Quality management
Systems design
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Health and Safety

Job Details

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced Environmental Engineer in our Industrial Remediation Practices group in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Columbus, or Louisville locations to support remediation system design and operations, soil and groundwater investigations and remediation projects. The candidate will have prior experience in remediation system design and management/oversight of operations, maintenance, and monitoring. In addition, the candidate will have experience in data management and technical report production. The position requires strong multi-discipline technical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work productively both independently and collaboratively with engineers and scientists on a variety of remediation projects. Strong verbal and written communication skills are critical for this role.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Environmental water collection, conveyance, and treatment system engineering. Including

  • Stormwater and sediment and erosion control engineering and permitting.

  • Provide engineering and design support for private industrial and municipal remediation projects.

  • Develop, coordinate, and provide field oversight of pre-design investigations.

  • Remedial technology design (water / wastewater) experience.

  • Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) related experience (project life-cycle):

  • Investigation (studies, environmental media sampling, drinking water evaluation, water quality evaluation, groundwater monitoring)

  • Treatment / Remedial Design (Rapid Small-Scale Column Tests (RSSCTs), feasibility evaluation of treatment technologies, pilot studies, contribute to and support remedial treatment designs)

  • Remedial implementation (construction support, permitting, design clarifications)

  • Operations (evaluation of treatment performance, routine and non-routine maintenance activities, development of operation and maintenance plans)

  • Modeling and analysis of remediation performance and subsurface conditions.

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team.

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Analyze data and prepare and review engineering related reports, plans, calculations, drawings, figures, and specifications using accepted engineering practices and procedures.

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high-quality cost-effective work by others.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of plans, specifications and estimates (PS&E) package.

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements

  • Interfacing and writing reports to clients and regulatory agencies.

  • Planning and managing environmental field work, including remediation systems operations, maintenance, and monitoring, groundwater sampling, fluid level gauging and oversight of subcontractors.

  • Construction quality assurance and quality control principles and practices.

  • Supporting project managers with tasks including budgeting, schedule, scope development and cost tracking.

  • Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, willingness to mentor junior staff, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.

  • Ability to support business development with pre-proposal meetings, site visits, proposal writing, and reviews.

  • Travel to project locations including driving and overnight stays. May require up to a 30% travel commitment at times.

  • Implement project deliverable requirements of the AECOM Quality Management System.

  • Demonstrate ability to build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, or closely related field and 6+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Direct PFAS experience

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and criminal background check.

  • This position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening and Medical Screening

  • Due to the nature of this role, ship is required

  • FE or EIT is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree and PhD in Civil or environmental engineering is preferred

  • 10+ years of experience in environmental consulting and remediation system design

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent attention to Health and Safety

  • PE preferred

Additional Information

  • #LI-EM1

  • Exempt position: Please note that this role can be based anywhere in the United States and compensation data will vary in each location, including higher or lower than the stated range

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $78,000.00 - $120,000.00.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10106835

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Remote

Legal Entity: AECOM Technical Services Inc
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