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AECOM Entry Level Project Geologist in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Company Description

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 – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Project Geologist to be based in Fort Lauderdale, FL

This position is expected to begin in March 2023.

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

  • Performs routine fieldwork (such as environmental multi-media sampling) working under close supervision.

  • Performs routine tasks in support of project team

  • Other activities may include setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining proper project documentation.

  • Position will require OSHA 40-hour hazardous site worker training.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Geology or related field

  • Valid Drivers License with a good driving record

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ experience with various media sampling (soil, groundwater, landfill gas and waste) in the South Florida area and completing technical reports for project managers

  • Strong technical writing skills. Mechanical skills and hands-on skills. Astute attention to job place health and safety. Effective communication skills (verbal, field notes, etc.).

  • OSHA 40-hour Training

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

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

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many clients are security-sensitive. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, dust, noise, chemicals, moisture, and dryness, radiation, mineral fibers, and vibration. This position requires frequent standing/walking, work in an environment of heavy, moving, equipment, and lifting up to 50 pounds; performing repetitive bending/stooping, using portable ladders, wearing fall protection. Position will require wearing associated personal protective equipment, including, but not limited to safety glasses/goggles, gloves, safety shoes/boots, hard hat, hearing protection, face shield, and respiratory protection.

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: J10077391

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: On-Site