AECOM Hydrogeologist VII in Portland, Oregon
AECOM is searching for a Senior Hydrogeologist with analytical and numerical groundwater flow and solutetransport modeling background to add to our groundwater team. The right candidate will poses a strong groundwater modeling resume and have a background of leading hydrogeologic investigations at large, complex sites demonstrating history in the development of remedial strategies and closure: Statistical analysis of hydrogeologic data, well-field design, installations, contaminant fate and transport analyses, groundwater modeling using MODFLOW, MODFLOW-USG, FEFLOW, PEST, MT3D, RT3D, and MODPATH (SEAWAT and FEFLOW desired but not necessary), LNAPL modeling; decision tree development; and preparation of feasibility studies and remedial action plans. The candidate will participate in client and agency meetings and teleconferences and should be highly skilled in technical presentations and advocacy discussions. The right candidate will be familiar with the geology/hydrogeology of various environments including sedimentary and fractured rock settings, statistical analyses of groundwater data, groundwater modeling and DNAPL/LNAPL investigations. Experience in Pacific Island settings, Hawaii, and basalt aquifers is a plus.
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
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.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Provide technical oversight of hydrogeological investigations, including contaminant delineation and remediation and water resources evaluations including SB610, SGMA groundwater basin safe yield assessments, and recharge modeling.
Numerical groundwater modeling
Develop strategy for hydrogeologic/hydrologic characterization of groundwater and/or surface water systems
Provide interpretation of hydrogeologic data, statistical analyses supporting contaminant delineation and remedial alternatives analyses
Clearly present and communicate the findings internally, clients and to the LEA
Experience with USEPA and local regulatory agencies
Contribute effectively in team situations and establish strong relationships with other teams where overlap of client project work exists.
Interact with multi-discipline and multi-office teams within AECOM.
About AECOM’s Environment Business Line
Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.
AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.
AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.
About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice
AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.
Bachelor's degree in Geology or Hydrogeology and 12+ years of professional experience in geological investigations, hydrogeologic applications, statistical analysis of hydrogeologic data, well design, rehabilitations and installations, well-field design, analytical and numerical groundwater flow and transport analyses and modeling or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education.
Valid Driver's license
Ability to pass all pre employment pre hire activities
United States Citizenship is required
Master's Degree in Hydrogeology
15+ years' of professional experience in geological investigations, hydrogeologic applications, statistical analysis of hydrogeologic data, well design, rehabilitations and installations, well-field design, analytical and numerical groundwater flow and transport analyses and modeling
Experience with groundwater water balance studies, including understanding and having experience with various methodologies to evaluate groundwater recharge.
Experience with petroleum hydrocarbons, VOCs, SVOCs and metals in groundwater; feasibility studies, groundwater remedial system and well-field design and performance evaluations.
Proficient in project management, including budget management and tracking.
Outstanding written and communication skills, and having a resume of relevant publications in the field of Hydrogeology.
Sponsorship will not be offered for this role
Resume of relevant publications in the field of Hydrogeology
What We Offer
We will give you 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.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
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. 263111BR
Additional Locations US - Portland, OR - 888 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 600
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.