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Environmental Geologist / Scientist

Conshohocken Pennsylvania United States

Company Description

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There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

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Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a Field Geologist / Scientist for employment within our Environmental Remediation Practices group in the Conshohocken, PA office to support soil and groundwater investigations and remediation projects.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience in environmental field data collection including drilling, soil logging, well installation and soil, groundwater and vapor sample collection. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have working knowledge of and NJ Administrative Code UST rules and regulations. 

In addition, the candidate will have some experience in data management and technical report writing.  Strong verbal and written communication skills are critical for this role.  

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

Tasks will include:

  • Conducting environmental field work, including soil logging, groundwater sampling, fluid level gauging, remediation oversight, and oversight of drilling, well installation, development operations and utility clearance for intrusive operations.
  • Field document preparation, field data collection, processing and interpretation.
  • Supporting office tasks, including data analysis and report writing.
  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, and applies applicable local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Travel to project locations including driving and potential overnight stays.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Soil Scientist, or closely related field and 2+ years of experience in environmental consulting and or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Valid driver's license, subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening
  • Due to the nature of this role, US citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of experience in environmental consulting
  • Experience with environmental field work (e.g. soil logging, groundwater sampling, etc.)
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER training
  • Working knowledge of NJ Administrative Code UST 

Additional Information

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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

Offered rate of compensation in Piscataway, NJ will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $62,000 to $90,000. 


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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