AECOM Entry-Level Environmental Scientist in Bloomington, Indiana

Business Line Environment

Position Title Entry-Level Environmental Scientist

United States of America - Indiana


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Environmental Scientist for employment in the Bloomington or Indianapolis, IN office. AECOM offers a unique development opportunity, recent graduates can enroll in 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.

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

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

  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories

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

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

  • Travel to project locations, typically within a one-day drive of office

  • Collect and classify environmental samples, observe/document soil/rock drilling and well installation, and conduct site surveys and hydraulic testing

  • Gather data and other information to be used in the preparation of scientific reports

  • Apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations

  • Prepare data analysis and presentation for technical reports; inclusive of complex hydrogeological analysis, geochemical and contaminant analysis, database management, and geographic information system operation

  • Review analytical data for indicators of quality

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental science, soil science, agriculture, geology or any scientific related field)

  • Knowledge of environmental data collection, identification, investigation, and data entry

  • Capable and willing to travel and conduct field work for environmental site assessments as practiced in the Indiana office

  • Must be able to clear medical, drug, and security screening requirements

  • Advanced capabilities in hydrogeological analysis (aquifer testing, groundwater modeling, etc.), database management, and/or GIS

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required​

  • Must have valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER)

  • 40 hour (current)

  • OSHA 10-hour Construction​on

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

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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

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 165333BR