Full Time

Environmental Geologist / Scientist

Posted 2 days ago by Aecom
Orange, 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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**

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.

**Job Description**

**Environmental Geologist/Engineer/Scientist**

**AECOM** is actively seeking an **experienced Environmental Geologist, Scientist, or Engineer** in our Orange or Long Beach, CA office to support Project Managers in planning, project or task management and supervision of complex field tasks, including site investigations, drilling oversight, soil and groundwater sample collection, and related work. The candidate will also provide office support for project management, regulatory compliance, data management and technical evaluation, and report preparation for a wide range of multidisciplinary environmental investigation and remediation projects.

This position is intended to prepare you for a Project Manager or Technical Lead position; therefore, the ideal candidate must be able to work independently and productively in a collaborative team-environment, foster team building through inclusion and mentorship, display a high level of organization and communication, and demonstrate a strong desire to learn from Project Managers. For the right candidate, this position holds significant growth potential.

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:

+ Project Management tasks including developing scopes of work, budgets, and schedules and tracking costs.

+ Data management, evaluation and report writing including drafting environmental investigation work plans and reports and drafting health and safety plans.

+ Preparing cost estimates for field investigation work and for reporting tasks.

+ Coordinating with AECOM Procurement staff to set up purchase orders for subcontractors.

+ Field-based task management and oversight of environmental investigation and remediation programs.

+ Health and safety stewardship, including local field visits.

+ Coordinating work schedules with AECOM staff and subcontractors

+ Qualified candidates must be comfortable with periodic travel throughout the area.

+ Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, willingness to mentor junior staff, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.

This position requires both office and field work; the successful candidate should expect up to 40% commitment overseeing field work and mentoring junior staff.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Environmental Sciences, Soil Science, or closely related field.

+ 4+ years of relevant experience and/or equivalent of experience and/or education.

+ California Driver’s License in good standing.

+ Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ 8+ years of environmental consulting experience.

+ California Professional Engineer or Professional Geologist license.

+ Task management and/or project management experience.

+ Experience developing scopes of work, budgets, and schedules.

+ Experience communicating and coordinating with subcontractors and vendors.

+ Experience coordinating field work with staff and subcontractors.

+ Data evaluation, interpretation, and reporting experience.

+ Experience preparing draft work plans and reports for environmental investigations.

+ 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and annual updates.

+ Experience with AutoCAD.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.).

+ Multi-tasker and problem-solver.

+ Attention to detail and desire to complete quality work products.

+ Proficient in map reading.

**Additional Information**

+ Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

+ This position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening.

+ This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.


**Additional Information**

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:** J10077900

**Business Line:** Environment

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Science