Full Time

Entry-Level Geologist

Posted 3 days ago by Aecom
Sacramento, CA
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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

**Job Description**

**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 January/February 2023._

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 Sacramento, CA office supports project teams throughout the US and is known to be one of our centers of engineering excellence for AECOM. Our teams work on complex remediation projects, pulling the right resources from across the company to support project needs. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to work on diverse projects that will challenge you technically while giving you the opportunity to work with senior individuals with a variety of experiences. Together, these opportunities will aid in your growth in this industry.

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.

**Qualifications**

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 is not available for this position.

+ 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.

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

+ Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $56,252 – $98,441.

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:** J10073260

**Business Line:** Environment

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Science