Full Time

Geologist II

Posted 1 week ago by Aecom
Fort Collins, CO
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 actively seeking a talented mid-level Geologist for immediate employment in either our Denver or Fort Collins, Colorado offices. Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities..

The successful candidate will assist with gathering and analyzing geological, hydrogeological and geochemical data in both the field and office settings. The field activities will consist of soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air and soil vapor sample collection, geological soil logging and interpretation, and the oversight of subcontractors including laboratories and excavation and drilling companies. The office activities will involve preparation of investigation reports and management of data. 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.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below

+ Conduct surface and subsurface investigations that employ soil borings, test pits, well installations, soil groundwater vapor sampling, aquifer testing, bore hole and surface geophysical surveys.

+ Examines and describes soil samples and interprets geologic and hydrogeologic conditions.

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

+ Performs subsurface drilling investigations to determine the presence and extent of contamination in soil and groundwater, and vapor in soil pore-space matrices.

+ Collects multimedia samples for field and laboratory testing.

+ Analyzes and applies solutions to atypical and/or semi-complex and challenging issues using standard operating procedures/methodologies as a basis, and may help determine the appropriate approach for new assignments.

+ Proactive in recognizing and appropriately addressing health and safety issues for entire team.

+ Prepare high-quality technical reports and environmental permit application packages.

+ Assist with procurement and oversight of subcontractors.

+ Assists with preparation of proposals for small and moderate scope projects.

+ Works independently with minimal to moderate level of guidance.

+ Assist Project Managers with budget and scope preparation, development of work plans and overall coordination of a variety of project management tasks related to new and on-going projects.

+ May assist more junior staff members with aspects of their job or may coordinate activities of a small team.

+ Drives quality control of assigned tasks or small segments of a project.

**About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice**

AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.

**Qualifications**

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

+ BA/BS in geology or environmental science or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education.

+ Minimum 2 years of environmental remediation and investigation experience needed.

+ Valid Driver’s license.

+ US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

+ Ability to travel up to 80% to various job sites locally and regionally.

+ 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certificate or annual refresher certificate.

+ 10-hour and/or 30-hour OSHA Construction Supervisory certificate.

**Additional Information**

**Salary**

Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation Colorado will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $55,029.50 – $80,000.

**Benefits**

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

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:** J10071718

**Business Line:** Environment

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Science