Company: AECOM
Skills: Civil Engineering, HVAC
Experience: 6 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

United States of America - Texas, Freeport

Job Summary

AECOM has a position available for a Senior Lead, Air Quality Emission Specialist to be located in Freeport or Houston, TX.

The responsibilities of this position include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Lead Stack test Team
  • Be technically knowledgeable Methods 1 through 5, 6C, 7E, 10, 18, and 25A (40 CFR Part 60)
  • Support performance of Relative Accuracy Test Audits (RATA) for continuous emissions monitoring systems
  • Conduct special air monitoring assignments as needed
  • Develop emissions monitoring plans in collaboration with clients and AECOM stack team
  • Provide leadership and coaching to junior level stack tester(s)
  • Plan and execute work assignments with limited instruction
  • Interact independently with client and regulatory personnel on routine tasks
  • 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
  • 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
  • Collect, organize, and prepare data for reporting


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what's possible - the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:


  • Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies - 2014-2020
  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 "Top 500 Design Firms" and #1 2019 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"
  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM's global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals - to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Minimum Requirements



  • BA/BS required and 6+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Must have ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, confined-space entry, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs., 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.
  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications



  • BA/BS Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or related field highly preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant experience is preferred with recent (within last 5 years) relevant experience in source emissions testing highly preferred
  • Experience in an industrial plant desired
  • 40-hr, or 8-hr refresher HAZWOPER training
  • TWIC card holder
  • Advanced understanding of the equipment and technology used to gather samples and information from the field
  • Verbal and written communication skills; able to interface directly with project stakeholders
  • Organization skills, attention to detail in recording field data
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software to create reports

Additional Details



  • Must be able to effectively work in a team environment, work in field assignments, such as refineries and chemical plants, and possess problem-solving skills and have a general mechanical aptitude
  • Requires enrollment in the medical monitoring program requiring initial and annual physicals
  • Must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and random drug screens and possess valid Driver's license.

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.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 244083BR

Additional Locations US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway

Virtual: No

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.