AECOM Entry Level Environmental Geologist in Bakersfield, California
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AECOM is actively seeking an Entry Level Environmental Geologist for employment within our Environmental Remediation Practices group in the Bakersfield, CA office to support soil and groundwater investigations and remediation projects. The ideal candidate will be willing and able to learn new skills and methods on challenging field and office assignments in a collaborative team environment.
This position is expected to begin in November 2023.
Candidate will gain experience in their discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities enabling professional growth and development. Candidate will complete field tasks, including site investigations, drilling oversight, soil and groundwater sample collection, remediation system data collection, and related work. The candidate will also provide office support for data management, report preparation, and maintain the required AECOM-related documentation and forms.
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.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Conducting environmental field work, including collecting soil, groundwater, and remediation system data, soil logging, groundwater sampling, fluid level gauging, and oversight of field surveys, 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 preparation.
Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance
Travel to project locations including driving and overnight stays.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Soil Science, or related field.
Valid U.S. driver's license is required.
Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required.
Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
HAZWOPER 40 Hr Training
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Relocation is not available for this position.
Sponsorship is not available for this position.
Candidates may be asked to submit to a Motor Vehicle Record Screening.
Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $64,500 - $77,500.
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.
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.
Business Line: Environment
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Science
Work Location Model: On-Site