Oct 27, 2022

Entry-Level Geologist

  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**Job Summary** **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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. **AECOM** is seeking an **Entry-Level Geologist** to be based in our **Sacramento, CA** office. This position will support our Remediation team within our Environment business line. _This position is expected to begin December 2022._ The Entry-Level Geologist will serve as a team member in the office and the field, assisting project and program management with design and implementation of soil, groundwater, sediment and surface water investigative and remediation programs, data analysis, and report preparation. The responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to: + Responsibilities include soil and groundwater sampling, assessments, data collection and technical document preparation. + Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. + Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields. + Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance. + Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources. + Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance. + Support execution of projects involving soil and groundwater investigation, compliance, and remediation activities in accordance with regulatory programs. + Assisting Project Managers inefficient execution of project scope of work on time and within budget. + Providing field services for site investigation, drilling, soil, air, and groundwater sample collection, and related work. + Provide office support for data management and report preparation. + Must demonstrate a professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees. **Minimum Requirements** + Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Geological Sciences, or related field or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education + Due to the nature of work, U.S. Citizenship is required + Valid U.S. Driver's License **Preferred Qualifications** + OSHA 40-hour certification a plus + Great oral and written communication skills + Ability to understand and supervise advancement of soil borings and installation of monitoring wells + Ability to demonstrate a primarily technical role in multiple site characterization, subsurface investigation, and remediation projects at various client sites + Understand and assist with site conceptual models + Collect and evaluate environmental data in field and office settings + Prepare investigation reports and drawings + Possess technical report writing skills + Independent fieldwork and leadership of field teams, as well as contractor oversight + The selected candidate will be required to complete 40-hour HAZWOPER training or annual refresher class if needed + Selected Candidate will also receive First Aid/CPR training and AECOM specific training + Learn and develop a keen understanding of hazard recognition; and environmental investigation or remediation **Additional Information:** + Relocation assistance is not available for this position + Remote option is not available + Travel is required for this position + Candidates may be asked to submit to a Motor Vehicle Record screening, drug test, and/or medical surveillance screening upon hire **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) **Strategic Business Unit** West **Country** United States of America **Position Status** Full Time **Requisition/Vacancy No.** 275698BR **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.