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Geologist IV

Fort Lauderdale Florida United States

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Geologist IV to be based in our Fort Lauderdale FL office. This position will support our Remediation team within our Environment business line. This position is expected to begin immediately. The selected individual must be local and have the ability to work on-site in Ft Lauderdale. Experience with Local Agencies is a plus.

The Geologist IV will serve as a team member in the office and the field, assisting project and program management with design and implementation of soil, groundwater, sediment and surface water investigative and remediation programs, data analysis, and report preparation.

This position will also assist in the performance of regulatory compliance inspections, sampling, and reporting associated with the implementation of permit and/or regulator requirements for commercial/industrial facilities.

The job responsibilities for the position will include but are not limited to:

• Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies develop technical solutions to complex problems.
• Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, provincial and national regulations to ensure compliance. Work is performed with minimal direction. 
• Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Responsible for advanced duties and activities in their specialized functional area.
• Conducts research and does investigation work as required. 
• Plans and organizes project studies. 
• Assists in the resolution of conflicting technical information and unsuitability of standard procedures. 
• Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems. 
• May oversee the work of less experienced scientists.



  • BA/BS + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Valid US Driver’s License and as a condition of employment, must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review.
  • Professional Geologist (PG) or Professional Engineer (PE) licensed
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and safely drive a full-size pickup truck.
  • Ability to travel up to 30 - 50% per business needs


  • Bachelors Degree in Geology or Hydrogeology
  • 7+ 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.
  • Experience with CERCLA and RCRA remediation programs at complex sites
  • Proficient with data analysis, modeling, and visualization using Earth Volumetric Studio (EVS), geographic information systems, database systems, and numeric computing environments
  • OSHA 40-hr Hazardous Waste Operations Training
  • Ability to understand and supervise advancement of soil borings and installation of monitoring wells
  • Experience in the collection and evaluation of environmental data in field and office settings.
  • Experience with ArcGIS
  • Familiarity with State (i.e FLDEP, GADEP etc) and Federal Environmental Regulations

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • Relocation is not available for this position.
  • Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation (FL locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $80,000 - 110,000 annual.
  • 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.

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


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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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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