Full Time

Geologist II

Posted 1 week ago by Aecom
Pittsburgh, PA
Application ends: March 1, 2023
Apply Now

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 a self-motivated Geologist II for our Pittsburgh, PA office. Responsibilities include assisting in the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases for a wide range of multidisciplinary environmental projects, including preliminary assessments, Phase I and II environmental site assessments, site/remedial investigations, environmental monitoring/sampling, and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) wastewater sampling.

Candidate will perform field sampling activities and demonstrate proficiency with field instrumentation and equipment while working on interesting, fast-paced projects with the opportunity to learn and expand skills in a variety of environmental settings

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

+ Field activities consisting of air, soil vapor, soil, groundwater and sediment sample collection, geological logging and interpretation.

+ Assist with gathering and analyzing geological and hydrogeological data in both the field and office settings.

+ Assist in preparation of written reports, work plans, and technical memorandums and analysis of data and development of supported conclusions.

+ Assist in preparation and implementation of work plans, cost estimates, data compilation/analysis, and report preparation (text, tables, figures, and calculations).

+ Perform independent hands-on fieldwork, oversee contractors (laboratory, drillers, surveyors), and other field personnel, and interact with clients/client representatives.

+ Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.

+ Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

+ Health and safety planning and hazard recognition.

+ Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member.



+ BA/BS Degree in Geology, Geological Sciences or Hydrogeology and/or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

+ 2+ years of experience in environmental consulting, including field-sampling procedures (groundwater sampling, fluid level gauging, etc.), soil boring/monitoring well installations, analytical data interpretation and reporting

+ Valid Driver’s License good a good driving record

+ Ability to safely drive a full size pick up truck.

+ Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.

+ Travel is required for this position.


+ Basic computer proficiency, ability to use Microsoft office suite products.

+ Ability and eagerness to perform field activities and work under the direction of a Senior Geologist.

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills.

+ Current OSHA HAZWOPER certifications preferred.

+ First Aid/CPR certifications preferred.

**Additional Information**

+ Relocation is not available for this position.

+ Sponsorship is not available 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:** J10066463

**Business Line:** Environment

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** East

**Career Area:** Science