Full Time

Project Geologist / Hydrogeologist

Posted 2 days ago by Aecom
Long Beach, 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**

**AECOM** is seeking a self-motivated experienced Hydrogeologist or Geologist for our Orange and Long Beach offices. In this important position, the successful candidate will support Project Managers in the planning, oversight of fieldwork, evaluation of hydrogeologic and reporting phases for a wide range of multidisciplinary environmental projects in Southern California. Projects include large Federal clients, Refineries, and numerous commercial clients.

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

+ Performs standard scientific work requiring application of techniques and procedures.

+ Detects problems when using standardized procedures because of the condition of sample, difficulties with the equipment, etc.

+ Conducts specific phases of projects for more experienced scientists.

+ Proposes appropriate analytical methods and techniques. Assists in providing advice and consulting services within scope of scientific knowledge.

+ Draws conclusions and makes recommendations based on analysis.

+ Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

+ Works under general supervision.



+ B.S. degree in geology, geological sciences or hydrogeology 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.

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

+ Must be able to pass Federal Background Check to gain access to DoD project sites and South California Refineries

+ Valid U.S. Driver’s License


+ Professional Geologist License

+ Familiarity with common drilling techniques for environmental work

+ Current OSHA HAZWOPER certification

+ Knowledge of RCRA, CERCLA, and other regulatory agencies

**Additional Information**


Offered rate of compensation in Long Beach, CA will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $64,000 – $100,000.


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.

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:** J10065909

**Business Line:** Environment

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Science