AECOM Geologist in Sacramento, California
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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.
AECOM is currently seeking Senior or Mid-career level Geologists to support our Water Resources Business Line in Sacramento, CA that are ready to contribute to challenging and interesting projects that provide direct value to our local communities.
Your role will involve:
Planning, budgeting, communicating and executing surface and subsurface field geologic and geotechnical exploration, and managing support staff required to execute investigations
Performing geologic field reconnaissance and mapping for the identification of geologic hazards and site characterization
Providing direction on the design and installation of ground water wells and geotechnical instrumentation (VWP’s, inclinometers, transducers, etc.)
Providing interpretation of site conditions including: geologic, geochemical, and geophysical data and preparing geotechnical and geologic reports
Developing geologic models for complex geologic site conditions; geological mapping; Laboratory testing programs
Conducting geologic research, and developing innovative ways to advance projects with the latest technologies
Performing liaison activities with regulatory agencies (local, state, and federal agencies) on behalf of our clients
Assisting in the preparation of project documentation including reports, project communications, and design drawings and report figures that are of a high professional standard
Bachelor's degree in Geology, Engineering Geology, Geological Engineering or Civil Engineering and 4+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalence of experience and/or education.
Ability to perform physically rigorous field geologic data collection in a variety of terrain and weather conditions
Master’s degree in Geology, Engineering Geology, Geological Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering preferred
6+ years of relevant geology experience
Experience with geotechnical projects including dams, reservoirs, levees, canals, tunnels, pipelines, flood protection systems, and conveyance facilities
Regular site travel required.
Offered rate of compensation in Sacramento, CA will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $75,000 - $120,000.
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.
We are interested in every qualified candidate eligible to work in the United States. Permanent residency sponsorship is available for current H1-B visa holders in the United States.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.
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.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Science
Work Location Model: Hybrid