AECOM Mid-Level Scientist / Geologist in Grand Rapids, Michigan
United States of America - Michigan, Grand Rapids
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated mid-level geologist (or related field) for employment in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office. The position is perfect for an experienced science field lead or manager in the environmental consulting field that wants to expand their career at a global company. AECOM can offer a vast array of opportunities for a driven individual. Our Grand Rapids office is currently performing groundbreaking work on several sites that involve emerging contaminants. These high profile projects, along with our strong backlog of consulting work, will help to broaden the knowledge, experience level and value of our employees.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Task and Field Management
Assist with Managers with all aspects of task management both in the office and in the field
Plan and implement field and office tasks
Data evaluation and report writing
Report to the AECOM program manager and directly to the client
Bachelor’s degree in Geology or related science degree
4+ years of related experience
Must be able to work in a team environment; individually; and interact with other engineers, scientists, and administrative support
Experienced with environmental science principles, including site assessment and characterization, remediation, risk assessment, environmental chemistry, etc.
Tolerance for overnight travel and working some amount of the time in an outdoor environment
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive
Must participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire
Must possess a valid driver's license
Candidate must be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination
40-Hour Hazwoper Certificate/Training, with 8-Hour Refresher (current)
Effective oral and written communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office(Word, Excel, Outlook)
Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States
6+ years of related experience
Strong Task and Field Management
PFAS related work preferred
First Aid/CPR Training
Fall Protection/Prevention Training/Competency
Confined Space Entry Training/Competency
Excavation/Trenching Training/Competency Fire Extinguisher Use/Inspection Training
HAZWOPER Supervisor (8-Hour) Certification
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.
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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. 194121BR
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.