AECOM Entry Level Geologist in Portland - OR, Oregon
United States of America - Oregon, Portland - OR
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Geologist for employment in the Portland, OR office to support field operations for environmental investigations, remediation implementation and performance monitoring for various clients in the surrounding areas. The ideal candidate will have prior experience drilling, soil logging, well installation, and groundwater sample collection. Additionally, this candidate will be willing and able to learn new skills on challenging field assignments in a team work environment.
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.
Tasks will include:
Field document preparation, field data collection, processing and interpretation.
Conducting environmental field work, including soil logging, groundwater sampling, fluid level gauging and oversight of field surveys, drilling, well installation, development operations and utility clearance for intrusive operations.
Supporting office tasks, including data analysis and report preparation.
Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.
Collects and enters data, and applies technical principles and theories.
Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Entry-level position; may not require previous experience.
- BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Earth Sciences, or related field
0-2 years’ experience in environmental consulting or related field
Demonstrated strong technical writing abilities
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Ability to travel regionally for short-term overnight assignments
Valid US Driver’s License
U.S. Citizenship required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER Training
Remedial investigation, remediation planning, or design experience
Contractor oversight experience
Construction inspection experience
Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Hydrologic/Hydraulic models or other drainage and water modeling software)
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
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. 228076BR
Clearance Required No
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.