Mar 16, 2022

Geologist IV - Sacramento or Oakland

  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**Job Summary** AECOM has an opening for an experienced Geologist or Hydrogeologist in our Sacramento or Oakland office to assist with a variety of projects including data management, site investigations and remediation. The successful candidate will assist with gathering and analyzing geological, hydrogeological and geochemical data in both the field and office settings. The field activities will consist of soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air and soil vapor sample collection, geological logging and interpretation, and the oversight of subcontractors including laboratories and excavation and drilling companies. The office activities will involve preparation of investigation reports and providing support to junior to mid-level staff on projects. Will involve task managing one or more persons on field activities and supporting project managers to help accomplish tasks. Successful candidate is required to relocate to the Sacramento or Oakland area. **At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.** 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. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Support a wide range of environmental investigation and remediation projects under CERCLA, RCRA, and State jurisdictions. * Contribute directly to the preparation and review of technical project deliverables (e.g., work plans, remedial investigations, and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments). * Conduct soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion sampling. * Contribute on projects regarding technical approach, numerical analysis, cost estimation, planning, design, scheduling, quality control, and safety. * Job duties will involve both field work and office assignments with occasional overnight travel required. * Developing clear and defensible CSMs for complex sites. * Conducts research and does investigation work as required. * Plans and organizes project studies. * Assists in the resolution of conflicting technical information and unsuitability of standard procedures. * Understanding of CERCLA, RCRA, state regulations, and waste management requirements. * Developing UFP QAPP and other Federal project documents. * Evaluating complex environmental data sets, including the use of modeling and statistics. * Preparing, work plans, and technical reports, and presentations for technical meetings with clients and regulators. * Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems. * Actively communicating with the technical team and Project Manager. * May oversee the work of less experienced scientists. **About AECOM’s Environment Business Line** Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative. AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles. AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks. **About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice** AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services. **Minimum Requirements** + BA/BS in geology, hydrogeology, environmental science or equivalent field + Minimum 6 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education. + Valid Driver's license. + US Citizen or Permanent Resident. **Preferred Qualifications** + Preferred 7+ years of experience in the remediation/investigation consulting industry. + Business or proposal development experience + Experience and knowledge of California environmental regulations. + Experience with developing conceptual site models (CSM) and preparing remediation strategies. + Experience completing contaminant fate and transport evaluation. + Experience conducting risk assessments is a plus. + Knowledge of vapor intrusion sampling methods and CSM development. + Experience developing and preparing reports for submittal and acceptance for technical clients and regulators. + Demonstrated ability to collaborate with clients and project team. + Ability to write and review complex technical documents, perform high level review and strategy. + Ability to prepare graphics and reports that present complex technical matter in a clear and concise manner. + Computer proficient in a variety of statistical programs helpful. + Master’s degree preferred. + Strong team worker, flexible. + Attention to detail and a thorough approach to work. + Ability to multitask and have strong communication skills. + Organized and able to work within a team of technical experts. + Able to work well in a team setting. + Learn and develop a keen understanding of hazard recognition. + Ability to travel up to 20% to regional job sites. + Computer proficient in MS Office programs. Other + No sponsorship will be provided **What We Offer** We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. 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.** 263962BR **Additional Locations** US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive **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.