Environmental Geologist

  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Jul 01, 2021
Full time Construction

Job Description

United States of America - California, Sacramento **Job Summary** **AECOM** is seeking a motivated Geologist , who is interested in participating on a variety of projects covering the full spectrum of AECOM's services, to join our consulting firm in Sacramento, CA . In this role, you will work closely with Project Managers on contaminated site management and due diligence transaction projects. This is an excellent career opportunity to work with an expert consulting team on challenging environmental projects . Access to AECOM's national experts provides knowledge sharing of best practices across the industry and ongoing learning opportunities for our team. **RESPONSIBILITIES:** + Provide technical assistance on site investigation and remediation, and due diligence projects + Conduct field work, including: + Driving to project sites + Subcontractor oversight; + Utility clearance; + Soil and bedrock drilling, characterization, and sampling; + Monitoring well (groundwater and soil vapor) installation and test pit excavation; + Soil, sediment, soil vapor, sanitary system, surface water, and groundwater sampling; + Surface and borehole geophysical techniques; + Aquifer testing, including slug tests, packer testing; step-drawdown and tracer tests; and + Remedial systems performance monitoring. + Assist in project activity planning, and health and safety planning and oversight. + Prepare plans, permits, and reports for hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, and wastewater programs. + Record data and assist in technical presentation of results; prepare reports, tables, graphs, charts, and hydrogeologic-related maps. + Perform Phase I and II environmental site assessments. + Provide general environmental compliance support to clients, including on-site assistance, as needed. + Provide topical research, perform environmental compliance assessments, and implement follow-up corrective actions to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations. + Support multiple projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and confirm quality standards on project deliverables. + Communicate with subcontractors, regulatory agents, and clients during field activities. + Support Project Managers to effectively manage projects. **About AECOM** 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 disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle. We are proud to be recognized for excellence: + Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year + Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms” + Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms” + VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer **DCS—Environment** AECOM is the leading, worldwide environmental services provider to industry and government — delivering sustainable energy and environmental solutions to meet compliance, business and operational needs. Our advisory and technical staff deliver specialized solutions to unusual and complex problems facing client projects across the full business life cycle — from asset planning, development and operations, to product integration and facility compliance, to site remediation, restoration, sustainability and reuse, and holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. Our solutions balance complex technical, regulatory, business and stakeholder issues to produce measurable value and cost-saving approaches for our clients. **Minimum Requirements** + Bachelor’s degree in geology, or related discipline and 4 years of relevant environmental experience including environmental field work or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education. + Valid driver’s license and a good driving record. **Preferred Qualifications** + Willingness and nterest in field assignments. + Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with good written/verbal communication. + Effective organization/analytical skills; experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports. + Detail-oriented with mechanical aptitude and hands-on trouble-shooting/problem-solving skills. + Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision. + 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification, GIT/PG certification a plus. + Strong commitment to safety, including following established Health and Safety protocols. + Ability to succeed in a consulting space, handling multiple project assignments, and maintaining flexibility, while meeting strict deadlines. + Local candidates preferred. **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.** 250835BR **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.