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AECOM Geologist III in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Geologist/Environmental Scientist to support soil and groundwater investigations and remediation projects in accordance with the EPA, NCDEQ, SCDHEC, and other regulatory programs. Candidate will provide project or task management and supervision of complex field tasks, including site investigations, drilling oversight, soil and groundwater sample 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.

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.

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

  • 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Science degree in Geology, Environmental Science or Engineering + 4 years of experience 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.

  • Ability to travel out-of-State to complete field work.

  • Position is based in Raleigh, North Carolina and will require overnight travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred PG, PE, or license-track

  • 5+ years of experience in soil and groundwater sampling, monitoring well drilling, vapor intrusion evaluation, and construction management.

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

  • Aquifer field testing, groundwater fate and transport modeling experience (Modflow, GMS, etc.)

  • Experienced with VOCs, metals, and petroleum contamination

  • Statistical data analysis in support of regulatory groundwater compliance (UPLs, UCLs & LCLs, trend analyses using ProUCL)

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

Additional Information

  • Must be able to conform to AECOM employment and travel policies, including ability to obtain and hold the AECOM corporate credit card for use in making travel-related purchases.

  • Must demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees.

  • 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.

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

  • Ability to work independently with diverse staff in office and non-office setting (i.e., outdoors, undeveloped/wooded areas, year-round, overnight travel necessary).

  • No sponsorship is available.

  • No relocation is available.

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. 267663BR

Additional Locations US - Raleigh, NC - 5438 Wade Park Boulevard, Suite 200

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.