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Entry Level Chemist


Posted: 3/8/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1405982
Keywords: laboratory

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

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Job Summary
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Chemist for employment in the Seattle, WA office. We seek a person with science background who is interested in validating and tabulating environmental analytical chemistry.  AECOM will train individual to validate data, but selected person must have a background in sciences with preference to chemistry or environmental science, be detail-oriented and proficient in EXCEL and WORD.  Excellent communication, organization and prioritization skills will be necessary to work in our collaborative team-oriented offices; strong interpersonal skills are a must.   

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform validation of laboratory data as instructed by more senior staff
  • Tabulate data as requested by project/task managers
  • Support work plan and QAPP development
  • Support project teams preparing for field efforts
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Additional comments:
This position has excellent potential for career growth and development of additional skills necessary for a career in environmental investigation and remediation.


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Position Title
Entry Level Chemist

Position Status

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.

Minimum Requirements
  • BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License
  • U.S. citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in science (Chemistry or Environmental Science preferred)
  • 2+ years of work experience (does not need to be relevant)
  • Proficient with Excel and Word
  • Self-motivated, able to follow through with assigned tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills; time management skills; flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse project tasks; an eagerness to acquire new skills and meet new challenges
  • Ability to work well in a project team and a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to travel as required

Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


United States of America

USA - Washington

Clearance Required