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St. Louis, MO

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AECOM is looking for an experienced Project Chemist III to support AECOM's remediation practice, this position would report to the Omaha, Nebraska office. This is a hybrid position and the candidate is not required to be located in Omaha, however, should be within commuting distance from an AECOM office.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Validate analytical chemistry data in accordance with Uniform Federal Policy for Quality Assurance Project Plans (UFP-QAPP), Department of Defense (DoD) General Validation Guidelines, and DoD Quality Systems Manual (QSM) Version 5.4.
  • Familiarity with DoD QSMs for Environmental Laboratories Version 5.4 and EPA National Functional Guidelines for Data Review.
  • Familiarity with preparing a QAPP.
  • Solicit analytical laboratory services and evaluate for project use.
  • Act as liaison between laboratory, field team, and project management during project implementation.
  • Prepare data usability summaries included in client deliverables.
  • In order to be successful in this role, you will need to be:
  • Comfortable working with a team toward a common goal, while working independently on individual tasks.
  • Detail-oriented while still able to understand/comply with the big picture/goals of a project.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision .
  • self-starter with the ability to multi-task and adapt to shifting priorities.
  • Strong oral and written communicator.


Minimum Requirements

  • BA or BS in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or other related area and 4 years of related experience in environmental analytical chemistry, either as a laboratory analyst and/or data validator, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Due to the nature of this role, US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred 6 years of experience in environmental analytical chemistry, either as a laboratory analyst, data validator, or combination of both.
  • Candidate must be proficient with basic computer programs; and Microsoft Suite Programs. Project Chemist experience. Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs) development.
  • Familiarity with FUDSChem or EQuIS databases is a plus.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.
  • Due to the nature of this role, US citizenship is required.


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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. 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: J10095423

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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