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AECOM Entry Level Geologist/Environmental Scientist in Cleveland, Ohio

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Geologist/Environmental Scientist to be based in Cleveland, OH.

This position is expected to begin in January 2022.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Support environmental due diligence, compliance, and remediation related projects in the field and office.

  • Perform a variety of field work including environmental assessments, which generally include collection of soil, surface water, groundwater, air, and subsurface vapor samples, site inspections, hazardous materials surveys, and subcontractor oversight.

  • Prepare and review technical letters, reports, tables, work plans, and design documents in support of project goals.

  • Review and summarize historical documentation and imagery.

  • Travel regionally and state-wide on short- and long-term assignments.

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology, Environmental Science Hydrogeology, Earth Science with an environmental focus or a related environmental degree from an accredited university.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office software with an ability to prepare memos, spreadsheets, reports, and presentations

  • General knowledge of environmental science principles and local systems

  • General knowledge of state and federal environmental regulatory framework

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science Degree in Geology, Environmental Science Hydrogeology, Earth Science with an environmental focus or a related environmental degree from an accredited university.

  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in environmental and scientific/engineering related industry

  • Basic understanding of environmental regulations such as ASTM-1527-13, AAI, Ohio VAP, RCRA, BUSTR, TSCA, and SARA

  • Ability to write and to convey complex thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise manner

  • Candidate is expected to possess solid technical and problem-solving skills and must be willing to accept occasional short- and long-term field assignments

  • Excellent communication skills, including both oral and written (writing sample requested)

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER health and safety training certificate or an up to date 8-hr annual refresher course certification is preferred. Candidates without current certification or without prior 40-hr training will be required to attend (and receive certification) immediately upon hire.

  • Asbestos Hazard Evaluation Specialist certification and an Asbestos Hazard Abatement Specialist certification are preferred. Candidates without current certifications may be required to obtain both certifications upon hire.

  • Lead Risk Assessor certification is preferred. Candidates without current certification may be required to obtain certification upon hire.

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

  • Travel is required for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258167BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.