AECOM Project Geologist in Chico, California

Business Line Environment

Position Title Project Geologist

United States of America - California


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Geologist for immediate employment in the Chico, CA office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in geology, specific to the environmental industry. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

This professional will support coordination and task level management of environmental assessment/remediation projects by providing supervisory field support, data management and interpretation, technical assistance, and reporting. Other responsibilities include quality assurance, quality control of work product, and the development of work plans and writing reports presenting field results.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's in Geology, Geoscience, or Geochemistry

  • 4+ years' experience

  • General knowledge of geological principles including physical geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, stratigraphy, structural geology, geomorphology, environmental geology, and geophysics

  • Field work experience

  • Good written and verbal communication skills with an ability to convey complex thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise manner

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and to learn through on-the-job experience

  • Ability to interact with multi-office and multi-discipline teams within AECOM

  • Proficiency in standard MS Office suite software applications

  • Completed 40 hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and current on 8-hour refreshers

  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to travel

  • This position can be located in Chico, CA or Sacramento, CA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree

  • 5+ years' of experience

  • Experience in groundwater modeling and field investigation

  • Professional Geologist (CA)

  • Experienced with ArcGIS GIS software

  • Experienced with AQTESOLV and MODFLOW groundwater flow simulation packages

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.


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. 160971BR