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AECOM Geologist III in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Geologist III for employment in Raleigh, North Carolina office.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Fully qualified scientist. Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems

  • Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions

  • Solves problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments

  • Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives

  • Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources

  • Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance

  • Participates in developing corrective measures and procedures. Formulates hypothesis, performs research and makes recommendation

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.

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS/BA Geology or Environmental Science

  • With 4 years in soil and groundwater sampling, monitoring well drilling, vapor intrusion evaluation, and construction management and or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain medical clearance for driving and wearing a respirator

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must possess a valid driver’s license

  • The position is based in Raleigh, NC and may require out-of-State/overnight travel

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS Geology or Environmental Science

  • Preferred PG or PE

  • Good communicator, self-motivated, good mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills, and competent use of safe-work behaviors

  • Must be able to write and convey thoughts; organize data in an efficient and clear manner; have excellent attention to detail; effectively multi-task; and desire to contribute to a dynamic team

  • Strong scheduling, team building, and budget management skills

  • Project/program management experience, AECOM Certified PM or able to obtain AECOM PM Certification within 6 months of employment

  • Ability to work independently and concurrently on multiple projects, maintaining project continuity, progress, and project profitability

  • Strong core skill, such as remedial investigations, remedial design, geophysical investigations, aquifer testing/modeling experience, etc

  • Personnel management

  • Lead marketing, proposal and client development efforts

  • Broad contaminant contamination experienced (VOCs, metals, petroleum, PFAS, etc.)

  • OSHA 40 training with current 8hr. OSHA Supervisors training

  • Proficient computer skills: Word, Excel, ArcGIS, EQuIS, Python, R; are desirable

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

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 Engineering - Geology

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 260202BR

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.