Full Time

Entry-Level Geologist

Posted 1 week ago by Aecom
Charlotte, NC
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Company Description**

**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.

**Job Description**

**AECOM** is seeking an Entry-Level Geologistto be based in our Charlotte, NC office. This position will support our Remediation team within our Environment business line.

_This position is expected to begin February/March 2023._

**Job Overview:**

The Entry-Level Geologist will support our Remediation team in our Charlotte, NC office. We are seeking motivated candidate who would like to develop and advance in a full-time environmental remediation career. AECOM offers competitive salaries, excellent opportunities for professional development, and a competitive benefits package.

**_The responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to:_**

+ Environmental Staff Scientist/Geologist will support execution of projects involving soil and groundwater investigation, compliance, and remediation activities in accordance with the Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, or other regulatory programs.

+ Assisting Project Managers in efficient execution of project scope of work on time and within budget.

+ Providing field services for site investigation, drilling, UST removal, soil, air, and groundwater sample collection, and related work.

+ Provide office support for data management and report preparation; and

+ Maintain the required AECOM-related documentation and forms.

+ Substantial (50-75%) out of town, overnight travel required. Ability to travel out-of-State (NC) to complete field work (potentially >10 days or longer). Position is based in Charlotte, North Carolina and will require overnight travel primarily in the Mid-Atlantic States (primarily NC, VA, SC).

+ Ability to work independently with diverse staff in office and non-office setting (i.e., outdoors, undeveloped/wooded areas, year-round).

+ Field tasks may require ability to lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs.

+ Must be able to conform to AECOM travel policies, including ability to obtain and hold the AECOM corporate credit card for use in making travel-related purchases. Must demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees.



+ Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Geology, Environmental Science, or related field

+ Due to the nature of work, U.S. Citizenship is required

+ Valid US Driver’s License is required


+ 1+ years of environmental experience (Experience in soil and groundwater sampling, monitoring well drilling, and construction management)

+ Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel; Access is a plus)

+ Current 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training (29 CFR 1910.120) is preferred, but not required.

+ CADD / ARC-GIS preferred, not required

+ PG License/tract to obtain

+ Aquifer testing, groundwater/fate and transport modeling experience

+ Geophysical instrumentation/interpretation experience

+ Non-office/field skills: Mechanical aptitude, problem solving skills

+ Strong math and/or data analysis skills

+ Good communicator, self-motivated, good mechanical aptitude, and competent use of safe-work behaviors

+ Report writing, data organization, and presentation skills

+ Must be able to write and convey thoughts, and organize data in an efficient and clear manner; have excellent attention to detail; effectively multi-task

+ Desire to contribute to a dynamic team, while having the ability to work independently

+ Understanding and application of the fundamentals of schedule and budget management to project tasks

+ Ability/willingness to travel and perform field work as needed

**Additional Information**

+ Please note a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) screening, dug test, and/or medical surveillance screening may be required at the time of hire.

+ Candidate may be required to enter AECOM medical monitoring program and/or additional medical compliance as applicable to meet client requirements throughout duration of position

+ Relocation and sponsorship are not provided for this position.

+ Travel is required for this position.

+ All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

**ReqID:** J10071779

**Business Line:** Environment

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** East

**Career Area:** Science