AECOM Entry Level Geologist/Scientist in Morrisville, North Carolina

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Position Title Entry Level Geologist/Scientist

United States of America - North Carolina


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Geologist/Scientist for employment in the Morrisville, NC office. 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 on-line 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.

  • Geologist will support 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

  • Assisting Project Managers in efficient execution of project scope of work on time and within budget

  • Providing field services for site investigation, drilling, UST removal, soil and groundwater sample collection, and related work

  • Provide office support for data management and report preparation

  • Maintain the required AECOM-related documentation and forms

Minimum Requirements

  • BS Geology or Environmental Science

  • Preferred 0-2 years of environmental experience (Experience in soil and groundwater sampling, monitoring well drilling and construction management)

  • 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

  • Understanding and application of the fundamentals of schedule and budget management to project tasks

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

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

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS Geology or Environmental Science

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

  • CADD / ARC-GIS experience

  • 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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191350BR

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.