AECOM Entry Level Geologist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Business Line Environment

Position Title Entry Level Geologist

United States of America - Utah

Salt Lake City

Job Summary

AECOM's Remediation, Consulting, and Engineering (RCE) Department is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Geologist for employment in the SLC, UT office. Currently the RCE Department has an active project portfolio and we are seeking candidates who will be able to support those projects with a mixture of field and office work.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and online programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

Under the responsible charge of qualified professionals, the responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with collecting and evaluating geological, hydrogeological, and remediation system data in both field and office settings

  • Environmental fieldwork including drilling, well installation, aquifer testing, as well as collecting soil, groundwater, and remediation system data

  • Preparation and implementation of work plans, cost estimates, data compilation/analysis, and report preparation (text, tables, figures, and calculations)

  • Perform independent hands-on fieldwork, oversee contractors (laboratory, drillers, surveyors), and other field personnel, and interact with clients/client representatives

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

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

  • Participate in and support discussions with regulatory personnel

  • Participate in and support business development activities, including proposals

  • Ability to work independently or on a diverse team

  • Willingness to learn and commitment to workplace health and safety, and quality

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in geology, hydrogeology, environmental science, environmental engineering or other related field

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)

  • Must be willing to travel to various job sites; up to 50% travel

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification or ability to obtain

  • OSHA 8-hour HAZWOPER Supervisor certification

  • Project experience working with state and federal agencies, including Department of Defense and USEPA, state and local, and private sector clients

  • Experience in ArcGIS, AutoCAD, RockWorks and/or Surfer

  • Participation in professional organization(s)

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. 190237BR

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.