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AECOM Entry-Level Geologist/Hydrogeologist in Cleveland, Ohio

Company Description

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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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Entry-Level Geologist/Hydrogeologist to be based in our Cleveland, OH office. This position will support our Remediation team within our Environment business line.

This position is expected to begin May/June 2023.

Job Overview:

AECOM is seeking an Entry-level Geologist/Hydrogeologist to assist with a variety of projects including data management, site investigations, and remediation. The successful candidate will assist with gathering and analyzing geological, hydrogeological and geochemical data in both the field and office settings.

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

  • The field activities will consist of soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air, and soil vapor sample collection, geological logging and interpretation, and the oversight of subcontractors including laboratories and excavation and drilling companies.

  • The office activities will involve preparation of boring logs, potentiometric maps, cross sections, and investigative reports.

  • Assisting Project Managers in efficient execution of project scope of work on time and within budget.

  • Providing field services for site investigation, drilling, UST removal, soil, air, and groundwater sample collection, and related work.

  • Provide office support for data management and report preparation.

  • Ability to work independently with diverse staff in office and non-office setting (i.e., outdoors, undeveloped/wooded areas, year-round).

  • Must demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees.

  • Candidate must also be able to work as part of a project team comprised of AECOM staff and subcontractors. Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.

  • Field work will be required including oversight of subcontractors.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Geological Sciences, or related field of study

  • Valid U.S. Driver's license.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Geology, Environmental Science, or related field is preferred.

  • 1+ years of experience within environmental consulting or related field

  • Possesses technical report writing skills.

  • Independent field worker.

  • Experience performing contractor oversight.

  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment.

  • Current 40 hour HAZWOPER training with annual refresher class, if needed.

  • Candidate must be proficient with basic computer programs; MS Word and MS Excel, etc.

Additional Information

  • This is an in-office position. Candidates are expected to reside in the Cleveland area.

  • Travel is required for this position. Candidates will be asked to submit to a Motor Vehicle Record screening upon hire.

  • Relocation is not offered for this position.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10084318

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: On-Site