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Environmental Geologist II

Long Beach California United States

Company Description

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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, and 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:

  • Manage field-based tasks of environmental investigation and remediation programs.
  • Oversee and lead well installation and sampling tasks, and able to communicate with PMs.
  • Data management, evaluation and report writing with experience drafting environmental investigation and closure reports.
  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Qualified candidates must be comfortable with travel to project locations including driving and overnight stays.
  • 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.


Minimum Requirements

  • B.S. degree in geology, geological sciences or hydrogeology or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education. and 2 years of experience in environmental consulting (geotechnical consulting is not equivalent) and or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education, including field-sampling procedures (groundwater sampling, fluid level gauging, etc.), soil boring/monitoring well installations for site characterization and remediation, 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 Southern California Refineries.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License.
  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment and random substance abuse test.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Geologist License or Geologist in Training Certificate.
  • Familiarity with common drilling techniques for environmental work.
  • Current OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.
  • Knowledge of RCRA or CERCLA processes.
  • Experience with local regulatory agencies (EPA, Water Board, etc.)
  • Reporting experience in routine monitoring, site investigation work plans, conceptual site model, and well installation reports.
  • Task management or project management experience.
  • Proposal writing a plus.

Additional Information


Exempt Position: The offered rate of compensation for Long Beach, California will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $63,300 - $70,000.


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.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.


Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity 

You will have 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.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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