AECOM Staff Geologist / Scientist in Seattle, Washington

Business Line Environment

Position Title Staff Geologist / Scientist

United States of America - Washington


Job Summary

The Environment Division of AECOM is actively seeking a Geologist or Environmental Scientist for the Seattle, WA office. This position will support a variety of environmental cleanup projects by assisting with a variety of tasks, both in the office and in the field. The selected candidate will be engaged in a wide range of projects, predominantly under Washington MTCA regulations. The successful candidate will have experience supporting environmental project managers, conducting environmental fieldwork, and writing environmental technical reports. This role will require general, multi-disciplinary knowledge relating to environmental site assessments, remedial investigation, risk assessment, and remedial alternatives evaluation. The candidate will work in a team environment and must be able to work both independently and in a team setting. Roles would also include assisting in developing cleanup strategies and working towards site closures with regulators. There are opportunities for career growth in diverse areas, including but not limited to, project management, client interaction, and regulatory involvement.

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

  • Sampling environmental media (soil, groundwater, surface water, soil vapor, etc.)

  • Coordinate and manage subcontractors on site

  • Data evaluation of environmental media

  • Development of work plans, memorandums, reports, correspondence, and various other documents

Job duties will involve both field and office assignments with occasional overnight travel required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Environmental Science, or related field

  • 2+ years’ experience in field data collection, data review, and preparation of technical documents

  • Must demonstrate good working knowledge of environmental regulations

  • Environmental experience with industry or consulting firms and/or Local/Federal agencies

  • Current HAZWOPER Certification and demonstrated commitment to safety

  • Energetic and detail-oriented, with collaborative style and innovative approach

  • Solid oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on sites in Washington preferred

  • Knowledge of Washington State Model Toxic Control Act (MTCA), Model Remedies, Vapor Intrusion guidance

  • Experience with the assessment and remediation of petroleum contaminated sites

  • Familiarity with waste regulations and disposal

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines

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.

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Job Category Sciences

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 179558BR

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.