15 days old

Air Quality Emission Sampling Specialist II or III

Freeport, TX 77541

Business Line Environment

Position Title Air Quality Emission Sampling Specialist II or III

United States of America - Texas


Job Summary

The Environment Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Environmental Technician for immediate employment in the Freeport, Texas office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to start a career in the Air Quality Department, specific to Source Testing. The Freeport Testing group operates as part of the AECOM Source Testing group, a nationally recognized air quality consulting team that provides stack testing services to clients, both nationally and internationally. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The incumbent can look forward to projects including emissions compliance testing, research and design, and technical data reporting.

Incumbent Responsibilities:

  • Perform Methods 1 through 5 and 18 (40 CFR Part 60)

  • Support performance of Relative Accuracy Test Audits (RATA) for continuous emissions monitoring systems, testing for demonstration of compliance, testing for establishing operating limits, testing of flares, etc.

  • Conduct special air monitoring assignments as needed

  • Plan and execute work assignments with limited instructions

  • Interact independently with client and regulatory personnel on routine tasks

  • Assist incineration plant operations and maintenance person as needed

  • Initiate changes to procedures and will support the implementation of procedures

  • Contribute positively to health, safety, environmental and quality programs by performing work safely and adhering to all safety standards and protocols

  • Provide superior customer service by performing task on time and within budget

  • Maintain open lines of communication with office management and staff

  • Collaborate and work as part of a team of scientists that provide air quality testing services

  • Calibrate, maintain, and operate air monitoring instrumentation and equipment

  • Maintain electronic and hardcopy records in an organized manner

  • Collect, organize, and prepare data for reporting

  • Provide technical assistance to other departments on a project specific basis

  • Continually upgrade technical knowledge and capabilities

  • Must be a quick learner and able to grasp scientific concepts and apply them to different technical challenges

  • Must be a self-starter and motivated in producing high-quality results for clients

  • Must be able to effectively work in a team environment

  • Must be able to work in field assignments, such as refineries and chemical plants

  • Must possess problem-solving skills and have a general mechanical aptitude

  • Verbal and written communication skills; able to interface directly with project stakeholders

  • Organization skills, attention to detail in recording field data

Minimum Requirements


  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent

Specialist II:

  • 2 years of experience in a related environmental field technician position

  • Proficient in MS Office Products

Specialist III:

  • 5 years of experience in a related environmental field technician position

  • Proficient in MS Office Products

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates or BA in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or related field

  • Experience in source emissions testing

  • 40-hr, or 8-hr refresher, HAZWOPER training

  • General understanding of equipment and technology used to gather samples and information from the field

  • Basic Plus training


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

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization

  • Per Diem support is not available for this position.

  • Ability to obtain a TWIC Card

  • Ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, confined-space entry, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs

  • Ability to climb ladders, work at heights, and have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions

  • Ability to wear an air-purifying respirator, as required by OSHA Standards.

  • Requires enrollment in the medical monitoring program requiring initial and annual physical

  • Ability to travel 10% of the time domestically to client sites

What We Offer

At AECOM, employees safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOMs Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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 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 Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191191BR

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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