AECOM Senior Geologist in San Diego, California
AECOM is seeking a Senior Geologist to be a technical leader supporting AECOM’s vast portfolio of Department of Defense environmental investigation and remediation projects. Candidate may work from the San Diego, CA, Orange, CA, or Oakland, CA AECOM offices.
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:
Serve as task lead for remediation activities and coordinate the efforts of support staff
Gather and correlate scientific data using established and well-defined procedures
Assist with preparing Federal proposals for performance-based acquisitions
Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external clients, regulators, and project stakeholders
Perform work in accordance with budget and schedule with minimal supervision
Utilize scientific principles, theories, practices, and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope
Prepare technical work plans and reports
Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance
Review analytical data for general indicators of quality for routine analyses based on well-defined guidelines
Coordinate with task and project managers, work with on-site subcontractors and field staff, support sampling, data collection, and field documentation.
Travel to various job sites within the US
Flexible to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, and commitment to workplace health and safety (H&S)
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.
Bachelor’s degree in Geology
8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Valid U.S. Driver's License
Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required
Master’s degree in Geology
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
10+ years of Environmental Geology experience
3 years’ experience preparing proposals for environmental remediation design
Engineer in Training, and on track to obtain Professional Engineering license within 2 to 3 years
Experience investigating sites with conventional and emerging contaminants
Experience developing successful remedial solutions for performance-based acquisitions
Understanding of CERCLA, RCRA, Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act regulations
Strong technical report writing skills and the ability to develop design specifications
Ability to assist with the preparation of cost estimates for remediation plans and activities
Must be able to travel periodically
Candidate must be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA medical surveillance physical examination
40-hour HAZWOPER, First Aid/CPR training, and OSHA 10-hr or 30-hr Construction H&S certification preferred
Familiar with various environmental drilling and investigation methods
Good interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable meeting with clients, colleagues, and subcontractors
Experience with DoD or commercial/industrial (railroad, petroleum, coal ash) clients
Experience with developing conceptual site models, and preparing remediation strategies
Database, GIS, CAD, visualization software skills
Ability to write and to convey complex thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise manner
Life cycle cost estimating, feasibility studies, environmental remedial design (e.g., soil vapor extraction, in situ bioremediation, pump and treat, etc.) proposal writing, and basic fate and transport modeling
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
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. 264133BR
Additional Locations US - Oakland, CA - 1333 Broadway, US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd
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.