Full Time

Geologist III

Posted 1 week ago by Aecom
Dallas, TX
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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world..

**Job Description**

**AECOM** is seeking a self-motivated Geologist/Hydrogeologist III in our Dallas, TX office to assist with a variety of projects including data management, site investigations, and remediation. 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 logging and interpretation, and the oversight of subcontractors including laboratories and excavation and drilling companies. The office activities will involve the 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:

+ 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.

+ Solves problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

+ Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives.

+ Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance.

**Qualifications**

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

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

+ Minimum 4 years of environmental remediation and investigation experience needed.

+ Valid Driver’s License

+ US Citizen / US Permanent Resident

PREFERRED

+ Preferred 8 years of environmental remediation and investigation experience.

+ Ability to demonstrate a primarily technical role in multiple site characterization, subsurface investigation, and remediation projects at various client sites;

+ Possess technical report writing skills; prepare and/or lead the preparation of investigation reports;

+ Conduct and/or supervise field work, including:

+ Subcontractor oversight;

+ Soil and bedrock drilling, characterization, and sampling;

+ Monitoring well (groundwater and soil vapor) installation and test pit excavation;

+ Soil, sediment, soil vapor, sanitary system, surface water, and groundwater sampling;

+ Surface and borehole geophysical techniques;

+ Aquifer testing, including slug tests, packer testing; step-drawdown and tracer tests; and

+ Remedial systems performance monitoring.

+ Prepare and/or task manage plans, permits, and reports for hazardous waste, air quality, stormwater, and wastewater programs;

+ Perform and/or task manage Phase I and II environmental site assessments;

+ Provide general environmental compliance support to clients, including on-site assistance, as needed;

+ Ability to clearly communicate with subcontractors, regulatory agents, and clients during field activities;

+ Ability to travel up to 25-50% to various job sites within the US;

+ 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Certification, with current 8-hour refresher;

+ 30-hour OSHA Construction Supervisory certificate;

+ First Aid/CPR certificate;

**Additional Information**

**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.

**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.

**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. 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.

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.

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.

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:** J10071722

**Business Line:** Environment

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Science