Full Time

Geologist III

Posted 1 week ago by Aecom
Seattle, WA
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 Mid-level Environmental Geologist for employment to be a task leader for a variety of environmental projects (i.e., Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, and Remedial Actions) for the Seattle, Washington Area. The successful candidate will have at a minimum a BS in Geology or Engineering with a successful work history of environmental investigation and remediation projects. Federal/Department of Defense experience is desired.

A minimum of 4+ years experience with environmental investigations through site clean-up and closure. The successful candidate works as part of a project team comprised of AECOM staff and subcontractors. 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. Field work will be required, including travel and oversight of subcontractors.

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

+ Qualified candidates must be comfortable with travel.

+ Candidates will be responsible for writing at least field observations, data collection, and field data interpretation sections of reports for which they collected the data. This will grow into data interpretation.

+ Task management, client interaction, proposal writing, cost estimating, overseeing implementation/construction of remedial actions, technical report writing.



+ BA/BS degree in Geology or Engineering plus 4 years of experience within the consulting industry, technical leadership in conducting remedial investigations and design. site assessment and characterization, remediation, risk assessment, environmental chemistry, etc or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

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

+ Must successfully pass pre-hire activities

+ Ability to travel


+ Masters Degree in Geology or Engineering or related discipline.

+ Possess current 40-Hour HAZWOPER and Supervisor certifications and be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination.

+ Licensed Geologist or Geologist-in-Training (GIT) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification (or eligible to complete upon hire) in Washington State.

+ Experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint) and preparing technical reports.

+ Experience using ArcGIS and generating maps and report figures.

+ Knowledgeable and experience working in the State of Washington, including an understanding of the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) regulations.

+ Excellent skills in written and spoken communication (including polished client presentation skills), organization, time management.

+ Field work will be required, including oversight of subcontractors.

+ Able to work as part of a project team comprised of AECOM staff and subcontractors.

+ Proposal/cost estimate preparation

**Additional Information**


Offered rate of compensation in Seattle, WA will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $69,000 – $95,000.


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.

**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.

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:** J10062311

**Business Line:** Environment

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Science