AECOM Scientist I, Geology in Arlington, Virginia

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Position Title Scientist I, Geology

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced, creative, highly talented Scientist I, Geology for immediate employment in the Arlington, VA office.

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

  • Primarily responsible for supporting our Conceptual Site Modelling practice

  • Assists with field work (e.g., groundwater sampling)

  • Compiles and evaluates site-related geological, geophysical, hydrogeologic and environmental data

  • Prepares detailed geologic cross sections and reports

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geology including coursework in stratigraphy and/or practical application in stratigraphy and stratigraphic data interpretation

  • Entry level

  • Coursework and/or experience involving the preparation of detailed geologic/hydrogeologic conceptual site models using sequence stratigraphy is required

  • Knowledge/experience in stratigraphic data interpretation

  • Ability to develop detailed geologic cross sections using sequence stratigraphic interpretations

  • Experience (through coursework and/or project experience) developing detailed geologic cross sections using sequence stratigraphic interpretations

  • 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 learn, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative

  • Excellent skills in written and spoken communication, organization, time management, and an individual who thrives in a team-oriented environment

  • Candidates must be comfortable with field work and assignments that require periodic travel

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

  • Must possess a valid Driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Geology with an emphasis in stratigraphy

  • Experience with specialized software (e.g., Rockworks, EVS, ModFlow, CADD, GIS) and building complex databases

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185085BR

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.