AECOM Scientist III – Geology/Environmental Scientist in Raleigh, North Carolina

United States of America - North Carolina, Raleigh

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented, motivated and experienced Scientist III – Geology/Environmental Scientist for immediate employment in our Raleigh, NC office.

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

  • Supports execution of projects involving soil and groundwater investigation, compliance, and remediation activities in accordance with the Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, or other regulatory programs

  • Assists Senior Project/Program Managers in efficient execution of project scope of work on time and within budget

  • Manages small to medium sized projects

  • Reviews contract documents

  • Provides field services for more complex site investigation task (complex drilling, aquifer test design and implementation, etc.)

  • Provides office support for data management and report preparation

  • Maintains the required AECOM-related documentation and forms

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or Environmental Science

  • 4+ years of environmental experience

  • Good communicator, self-motivated, good mechanical aptitude, and competent use of safe-work behaviors

  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel; Access a plus) are desirable

  • Must be able to write and convey thoughts, and organize data in an efficient and clear manner; have excellent attention to detail; effectively multi-task; and desire to contribute to a dynamic team

  • Non-office/field skills: problem solving, mechanical knowledge

  • Report writing, data organization, and presentation

  • Strong scheduling, team building, and budget management skills

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain medical clearance for driving and wearing a respirator

  • Ability to work, think, and make decisions independently

  • Ability to work with diverse staff in office and non-office setting (i.e., outdoors, undeveloped/wooded areas, year-round)

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Some (20-40%) out of town, overnight travel required. Ability to travel out-of-State (NC) to complete field work (potentially>10 days or longer). Position is based in Raleigh, North Carolina and will require overnight travel primarily in the Mid-Atlantic States (primarily NC, VA, SC, TN)

  • Field tasks may require ability to lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs

  • Must be able to conform to AECOM travel policies, including ability to obtain and hold the AECOM corporate credit card for use in making travel-related purchases

  • Must demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Geology or Environmental Science

  • 5+ years of environmental experience

  • Current 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training (29 CFR 1910.120)

  • PG License/tract to obtain

  • Experienced in soil and groundwater sampling, monitoring well drilling and construction management.

  • Aquifer testing, groundwater/fate and transport modeling experience

  • Geophysical instrumentation/interpretation experience

  • Mechanical, problem solving skills

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 Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188744BR

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.