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Job Information

AECOM Mid-Level Geologist / Environmental Scientist in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Canada - Nova Scotia, Halifax

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Mid-Level Environmental. Scientist for immediate employment to fill a telecommute position working on Canada wide oil and gas programs, including support for similar programs in the US. Although the position will primarily be a telecommute position, it may require some occasional travel for group and project related meetings. The telecommute position could support the AECOM program anywhere in Canada.

  • This position will integrate into a team of environmental engineers, scientists and field technicians to provide leadership to junior level field staff on an established program.

  • The work requires technical knowledge of the areas of site investigation, remediation techniques, reclamation, oil and gas projects and contaminated site regulations.

  • Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies when working on unusually complex technical problems.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Develops solutions which are highly innovative. Assignments are often self-initiated. Acts as advisor to management and clients. Oversees the work of less experienced scientists.

Additional Job Description:

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

  • Working in a remote/telecommute capacity with various teams across Canada and supporting US teams as necessary

  • Conduct environmental investigation, cleanup, and permitting projects

  • Perform geologic and hydrogeologic studies

  • Perform Project Management duties including managing budgets, proposals, scopes of work, schedules, health &safety, and staff

  • Prepare technical work plans and reports

  • Direct staff in the execution of tasks

  • Provide QA/QC support

  • Have some interaction with client to gather information and discuss project requirements

  • Prepares contract documents or project deliverables


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019 DCSA—Environment With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant technical discipline, including but not limited to geology, hydrogeology, or environmental science/engineering.

  • 8-12 years of experience as an environmental consultant, industry representative, or regulator versed in contaminated site investigation, remediation, and allocation.

  • Professional registration or track to obtain professional registration

  • Knowledge of at least one set of provincial contaminated site regulations

  • Experience working in the oil and gas industry

  • Professional geoscientist/engineer registration

  • Strong team worker, flexible and hard working

  • Superior technical report writing skills

  • Strong communicator

  • Behavior-base safety conscious

  • Detailed-oriented

  • Ability to supervise personnel to execute both field/in-office tasks

  • Experience with developing conceptual site models, and preparing remediation strategies

  • Experience developing and preparing reports for submittal and acceptance for technical client and allocation support

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with clients and project team.

  • Ability to prepare graphics and reports that present complex technical matter in a clear and concise manner

  • Computer proficient in MS Office, contaminate transport estimating tools, and a variety of statistical programs helpful.

  • Canadian regulation experience; minimum knowledge of at least one set of provincial contaminated site regulations.

  • Attention to detail and a thorough approach to work

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242109BR

Additional Locations CA - Burnaby, BC - 3292 Production Way, CA - Calgary, AB - 48 Quarry Park Blvd, CA - Sherwood Park, AB - 106 Strathmoor Drive

Clearance Required No

Virtual: Yes

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.