Staff Geologist

  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Aug 11, 2021
Full time Construction

Job Description

United States of America - California, Sacramento **Job Summary** **AECOM** Sacramento California office is currently seeking a mid-level geologist to lead and task manage various field and office tasks associated with environmental remediation sites for various clients in Southern California. This position is expected to begin in November 2021. **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 **About DCS—Environment** 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. **The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:** + Assist with collecting and evaluating geological, hydrogeological, and remediation system data in both field and office settings. + Environmental fieldwork including drilling, well installation, aquifer testing, as well as collecting soil, groundwater, and remediation system data. + Preparation and implementation of work plans, cost estimates, data compilation/analysis, and report preparation (text, tables, figures, and calculations). + Perform independent hands-on fieldwork, oversee contractors (laboratory, drillers, surveyors), and other field personnel, and interact with clients/client representatives. + Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope. + Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance. + Participate in and support discussions with regulatory personnel. + Participate in and support business development activities, including proposals. + Ability to work independently or on a diverse team. + Willingness to learn and commitment to workplace health and safety, and quality. + Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member. **Minimum Requirements** + Bachelor's degree in geology, hydrogeology, environmental science, environmental engineering or other related field + Valid Driver's license + Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required **Preferred Qualifications** + Master’s Degree + OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification or ability to obtain + Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects + Excellent written and verbal communication skills + Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) + OSHA 8-hour HAZWOPER Supervisor certification + Project experience working with state and federal agencies, including Department of Defense and USEPA, state and local, and private sector clients + Experience in ArcGIS, AutoCAD, RockWorks and/or Surfer + Groundwater modeling + Participation in professional organization(s) + 1 year of experience + Must be willing to travel to various job sites; up to 50% travel **Additional Information:** + This position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening. + Relocation assistance and/or per diem is not offer for this position. + This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization. **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.** 253145BR **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.