AECOM Geology Geospatial Scientist in Albany, Oregon

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146919BR

Position Title Geology Geospatial Scientist

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Energy

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Oregon

City Albany

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We address the complete spectrum of energy challenges, including clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon management, hydropower and dams, thermal, geothermal and wind power generation, and transmission and distribution.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Full-Time Scientist II to be based in our Albany, OR location.

Position Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Candidate should have a Bachelor's of Science degree level of education in the geosciences. Coursework should demonstrate expertise in geological sciences, GIS, and some experience with spatial analytical methods.

  2. The candidate is expected to have knowledge and expertise utilizing analytical software, such as Petra, Petrel, Earthvision, Leapfrog or equivalent software for subsurface interpretation and mapping and geologic modeling

  3. The candidate should demonstrate proficiency with ArcGIS and experience using spatial statistical software and methods (e.g. R, S+, Matlab, ArcGIS tools) in support interpretations and analyses.

  4. The candidate should have a demonstrated record of conducting research and science related to subsurface, geologic, and geohazard studies and interpretations using computational based methods and multi-variate datasets.

  5. The candidate should have a demonstrated record of publishing and/or presenting their work to technical audiences

  6. The candidate should be able to demonstrate prior experience working with multi-variate data to conduct spatially driven analyses of geologic systems.

  7. Demonstrated prior experience working with vector and raster datasets would also be preferred.

  8. The candidate will provide R&D support to NETL-URS GES staff. The support will be to provide broad based technical support for geochemistry.

  9. An update will be due by the end of each month briefly describing the accomplishments from that month and the next month’s forecast. Also, the applicant will include the relevant status of patents, publications or presentations. Reported information concerning publications and presentations shall include full title, author listing and journal or society name.

  10. An update will be due by the end of the quarter briefly describing that quarter’s accomplishments.

  11. The candidate will participate in group meetings. Group meetings are designed to allow the applicant to discuss current research and promote discussion with fellow Carbon Capture researchers. Group meetings occur every week. The manager will request the applicant to provide a PowerPoint presentation for group meetings. The frequency of these presentations is generally once every 6 months but can occur at a higher rate.

  12. This position will require extensive interface with customers and potential collaborative partners, so excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. The complexity of information to be managed will require excellent organization skills and attention to detail.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related science field and 3 years of job-related experience. Excellent communications and analytical skills, working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs. Position may require travel. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s of Science degree level of education in the geosciences

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.