AECOM Geologist in Miramar Beach, Florida
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AECOM is seeking a motivated Geologist for employment in the Miramar Beach, FL office. This position will support the Environmental business line, primarily working on Department of Defense (DoD) projects.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.
Prepare technical work plans and reports.
Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Plan, execute, analyze and report on environmental measures in natural systems.
Apply standard field practices and techniques using basic field equipment to collect samples of soil, soil vapor, groundwater, surface water, sediment; prepare samples for shipping, and complete chain-of-custody or similar paperwork.
Apply knowledge of natural sciences (chemistry, physics, biology, hydrology, and mathematics) to explain observations.
Study contaminants and determine how to restore the environment.
Prepare basic data and scientific documents.
Performs unsupervised field tasks.
Direct staff in the execution of tasks.
Review analytical data for general indicators of quality for routine analyses based on well-defined guidelines.
Coordination with task and project managers, working with on-site subcontractors and field staff, supporting sampling, data collection, and field documentation.
Provide technical expertise support.
Bachelor’s degree in Geology, or other related discipline (e.g., geophysics, geochemistry, environmental geology, engineering geology) + 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Valid U.S. Driver's License
Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.
Master's degree in geology, hydrogeology or other related discipline (e.g., geophysics, hydrogeology, geochemistry, environmental geology, engineering geology).
Professional registration or on track to obtain professional registration.
Ability to travel for fieldwork and/or meetings. This position may require occasional travel within the United States.
Experience with developing conceptual site models, and preparing remediation strategies
Proficiency in standard office suite software applications.
OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire
Database, GIS, CAD, visualization software skills are desirable
Ability to demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees.
Ability to write and to convey complex thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise manner. Ability to learn through on-the-job experience.
Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and safely drive a full-size pickup truck.
Tolerance for work in outdoor environments in a range of weather conditions and be medically fit for wearing a respirator.
Exempt Position: The offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $60,000-75,000
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.
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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.
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Business Line: Environment
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Science
Work Location Model: Hybrid