AECOM Senior Geophysicist in Virtual, Nebraska

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Position Title Senior Geophysicist

United States of America - Nebraska


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking candidates for a rewarding, long-term career opportunity to support and be part of our successful munitions response program team. AECOM currently holds more than $1 billion worth of contract capacity for the Department of Defense Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP). AECOM is a clear MMRP leader in delivering the largest volume and best-in-class overall munition services. We seek an industry leader in providing complex geophysical and advanced geophysical classification services world-wide.

As the Senior Munitions Response Geophysicist you will serve as a part of AECOM’s Advanced Geophysical Classification technical leadership supporting program and project managers on pursuing, planning, and delivering munitions response related projects to our DoD, State, and commercial clients. As a senior geophysicist you will direct and mentor our geophysics staff and coordinate in-house and external resources to ensure program and project objectives are being achieved at a high level of safety, quality and efficiency. AECOM seeks an individual who possess an independent ability to problem solve and who can provide technically superior, cost-effective solutions for our customers.

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

  • Design and implement geophysical investigation plans for munitions response remedial investigations and removal actions under CERCLA and RCRA regulatory programs

  • Select and utilize various types of geophysical instruments and ancillary components including high precision global positioning systems, inertial motion sensors and software to control and integrate the geophysical system as a whole

  • Manage and monitor the quality of geophysical data acquisition by the site/field geophysicists from geophysical systems including advanced electromagnetic induction (EMI) instruments.

  • Perform geophysical data processing and analysis for traditional digital geophysical mapping surveys and as part of advanced classification methods

  • Prepare planning documents such as Advanced Geophysical Classification for Munitions Response for Quality Assurance Project Plan (AGC-QAPP)

  • Serve as a mentor and provide technical guidance and expertise to practice area professional staff

  • Confirms geophysical projects are being conducted in a manner that assures technical completeness, accuracy and ingenuity and identifies and secures additional expertise where needed

  • Lead and/or participate in proposal efforts

  • Conduct site visits or fieldwork as required

  • Provide presentations as part of the technical project planning process, restoration advisory board or other public meetings

  • Responsible for the overall technical quality and efficiency of the geophysics practice area

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in geophysics, geology or closely related field

  • 10+ years of directly related munitions response geophysical experience

  • Experience and proficiency with acquiring and analyzing advanced EMI instrument survey data

  • Must be able to develop, perform, and oversee quality procedures for advanced EMI instrument data acquisition and analysis

  • Experience with the theoretical and practical aspects of detecting and selecting a wide range of targets of interest and non-targets of interest

  • Geosoft Oasis montaj experience, including the UXAnalyze-Advanced module

  • Should be familiar with all current MMRP guidance for conducting munitions response geophysical surveys and delivering high quality timely data to our clients

  • Strong leadership and communication skills (verbal and written); good organizational ability; compatibility with other workers and demonstrated ability to carry out independent original scientific thinking

  • Position requires the ability to pass and maintain a security clearance

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in Geophysics or a closely related field

  • Familiarity with AGC accreditation process

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees


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Job Category Sciences

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 165976BR