AECOM Technician I, Science in Buffalo, New York

Business Line Environment

Position Title Technician I, Science

United States of America - New York


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Environmental Technician for employment in the Buffalo, NY office. 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:

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope

  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Provide reliable professional service in the field and office

  • Perform environmental resource field assessments including wetlands, streams, and threatened/endangered species

  • Coordinate preparation of GIS or CAD figures from the data acquisition phase

  • Prepare environmental reports and permit related documents for submission to clients and regulators

  • Possess general knowledge of stormwater related permitting and associated field inspection work

  • Work with a team to issue project documents

  • Independently conduct environmental resource assessments both desk-top and in the field

  • Implement health and safety plan procedures

  • Work out-of-town as the need arises

  • Communicate with regulators to achieve project goals

  • Develop mitigation plans to address project-related impacts

  • Be knowledgeable of state and federal regulations associated with environmental permitting

  • Prepare stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPPs) and conduct SWPPP inspections

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental science, soil science, agriculture, geology or any scientific related field)

  • Knowledge of environmental data collection, identification, investigation, and data entry

  • Candidate must have excellent technical writing skills and be able to prepare environmental reports and permit applications

  • Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office (word, excel, project, powerpoint) and Adobe acrobat

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163760BR