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AECOM Entry Level Environmental Scientist/Geologist in Orlando, Florida

United States of America - Florida, Orlando

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an entry-level Environmental Scientist or Geologist to join our Remediation team in Florida in our Orlando, Tallahassee, or Jacksonville offices. You will work with a diverse team of technical leaders across a broad range of practice areas delivering remediation consulting services to our key clients.

This position is expected to begin in October 2021.

This position will support our growing Energy Business Line. For this role, AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices in multiple locations across the United States through our Freedom to Grow program. AECOM’s Freedom to Grow program gives employees and managers more flexibility in determining both working schedules and work locations. Our Freedom to Grow program maximizes employee wellbeing and improves our sustainability goals while still delivering the best solutions to our clients. We are challenging the status quo and strengthening gender equity and inclusion in the workplace through a culture and balance that works for both you and AECOM.

About AECOM

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About DCS—Environment

With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program provides entry-level employees with critical support as they launch careers at AECOM. Throughout the program, participants establish core foundations of knowledge and key business and interpersonal learnings that provide support and guidance. Participants are given resources and opportunities to engage with seasoned and peer employees to further expand their new employee experiences at AECOM.

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 will include, but are not limited to:

  • Strong willingness to learn wide array of field activities including air, soil vapor, soil, groundwater and sediment sample collection, geological logging and interpretation, and the oversight of investigation and remediation subcontractors including laboratories and excavation and drilling companies

  • Assist with gathering and analyzing geological and hydrogeological data in both the field and office settings

  • Strong technical background

  • Assist in preparation of investigation reports and drawings

  • Learn and develop a keen understanding of hazard recognition

  • Ability to travel up to 50% to various job sites

Minimum Requirements

  • BS Degree in Geology or Environmental Science or related field with a strong desire to learn new skills in the remediation field or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable meeting with clients, colleagues and sub-contractors alike.

  • Flexible with working hours and locations, frequent travel within 1 – 2 hour drive of home office, and occasionally further.

  • Willingness and ability to learn and rapidly master new tasks.

  • Strong research and report writing (including web-based research).

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Strong quality and time management.

  • Solid attention to detail and thorough approach to work.

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254831BR

Additional Locations US - Jacksonville, FL - 4168 Southpoint Parkway, US - Tallahassee, FL - 1625 Summit Lake Drive

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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