AECOM Scientist II, Geologist in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Line Environment

Position Title Scientist II, Geologist

United States of America - Georgia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Scientist II, Geologist for immediate employment in the Atlanta, GA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

  • Perform field tasks, such as soil logging, monitoring well installation, sampling, testing, water level/groundwater gradient surveys, etc.

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope

  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Plan, execute, analyze and report on environmental measures in natural systems

  • Apply standard field practices and techniques using basic field equipment to collect samples of soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, and potable water; prepare samples for shipping, and complete chain-of-custody or similar paperwork

  • Apply knowledge of natural sciences (chemistry, physics, biology, hydrology, and mathematics) to explain observations Study contaminants and determine how to restore the environment

  • Gather and interpret chemical and non-chemical data and other information to be used in the preparation of scientific reports, compile and organize environmental data collected by others

  • Apply standard field practices and techniques in specific situations

  • Prepare basic data and scientific documents (reports, etc.)

  • Review analytical data for general indicators of quality for routine analyses based on well-defined guidelines

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental geology, environmental science, environmental engineering, hydrogeology, geochemistry, geophysics, geomorphology)

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Good written and communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Work outdoors at project sites a significant portion of the year. Short term travel is required

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively and successfully with project managers, team engineers, and other staff

  • Able to lift and carry 50 pounds and safely drive a full-size pickup truck

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Due to nature of the work U.S. Citteizenship is requried

  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • HAZWOPER 40-hour, and current on 8-hour refresher

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193402BR

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.