AECOM Geologist in Orange, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144736BR

Position Title Geologist

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Orange

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


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

The Orange Environment Group is actively seeking a Geologist to provide Field and Office Support for Site Assessment and Remediation Projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work on large complex projects with the opportunity to learn and expand skills

  • Well installation and development, and field sampling for soil, soil vapor and groundwater in a variety of environmental settings

  • Prepare detailed field notes and logs, perform analytical data analysis, and assist in report preparation

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in geological sciences

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Master's degree in geological sciences can be substituted for 2 years of experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Willing to travel – estimated 50% time may be spent at locations requiring overnight hotel stays

  • Strong technical background; excellent written and verbal communication skills; effective organizational skills; proficiency in MS Office; time management skills

  • US citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work well in a project team

  • OSHA 40-hour training a plus

  • Federal client experience a plus

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.