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AECOM Mid-level Environmental Geologist in Seattle, Washington

United States of America - Washington, Seattle

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Mid-level Environmental Geologist for employment to be a task leader for a variety of environmental projects (i.e., Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, and Remedial Actions) for the Seattle, Washington Area. The successful candidate will have at a minimum a BS in Geology or Engineering with a successful work history of environmental investigation and remediation projects. Federal/Department of Defense experience is desired.

A minimum of 4+ years experience with environmental investigations through site clean-up and closure. Candidate must also be able to work as part of a project team comprised of AECOM staff and subcontractors. Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, willingness to mentor junior staff, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative. Field work will be required, including oversight of subcontractors.

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Anticipated division of job-related tasks is about a 50/50 split between office and field work.

  • Qualified candidates must be comfortable with travel.

  • Candidates will be responsible for writing at least field observations, data collection, and field data interpretation sections of reports for which they collected the data. This will grow into data interpretation.

  • Project and task management, client interaction, proposal writing, cost estimating, remedial systems design, overseeing implementation/construction of remedial actions, technical report writing, and mentoring.

At AECOM , 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

DCS—Environment

AECOM is the leading, worldwide environmental services provider to industry and government — delivering sustainable energy and environmental solutions to meet compliance, business and operational needs. Our advisory and technical staff deliver specialized solutions to unusual and complex problems facing client projects across the full business life cycle — from asset planning, development and operations, to product integration and facility compliance, to site remediation, restoration, sustainability and reuse, and holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. Our solutions balance complex technical, regulatory, business and stakeholder issues to produce measurable value and cost-saving approaches for our clients

Our services are delivered by 7,400 responsive environmental professionals around the world. Our global staff has in-depth knowledge of local and regional requirements and broad technical expertise in 60 disciplines. We work together across our global network to bring the best resources, skills and efficiencies to our projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Geology or Engineering plus 4 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver's license

  • Ability to Travel at least 30%

  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Geology or Engineering or related discipline.

  • 5+ years of experience within the consulting industry, demonstrating technical leadership in conducting remedial investigations and design.

  • Experienced with site assessment and characterization, remediation, risk assessment, environmental chemistry, etc.

  • Must successfully pass preemployment background check and drug screening

  • Licensed Geologist or Geologist-in-Training (GIT) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification (or eligible to complete upon hire)

  • Possess current 40-Hour HAZWOPER and Supervisor certifications and be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination.

  • Licensed Geologist or Engineer in Washington state.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint) and preparing technical reports.

  • Knowledgeable and experience working in the State of Washington, including an understanding of the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) regulations.

  • Excellent skills in written and spoken communication (including polished client presentation skills), organization, time management.

Field work will be required, including oversight of subcontractors.

Able to work as part of a project team comprised of AECOM staff and subcontractors.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 246900BR

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.

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