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Job Information

AECOM Intermediate Fluvial Geomorphologist in Kitchener, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Hamilton

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated intermediate Fluvial Geomorphologist for employment in the Greater Toronto Area with experience in applied fluvial geomorphology.

AECOM is continuing to expand its fluvial geomorphology expertise in both environmental and engineering projects. The successful applicant for the Intermediate Fluvial Geomorphologist position will be a motivated individual, excited to contribute to the growth of the fluvial geomorphology practice area within AECOM – in Ontario and across Canada. He or she will work with AECOM’s senior fluvial geomorphologists, hydraulic engineers, and ecologists to deliver various stream restoration projects, including restoration of natural processes and habitat conditions, erosion control and fish passage improvements, and facilitate infrastructure improvements Depending on the applicant’s background and interest, opportunities exist within AECOM to grow further experience in other hydraulic or geoscience fields including limnology.

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

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope

  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Supporting ‘Natural Channel Design’ and stream restoration projects, completing assessments on existing and proposed conditions to provide enhancement recommendations and design input.

  • Conducting detailed field investigations and assessments . Including sediment transport and scour analysis.

  • Analyzing and interpreting geomorphic and hydraulic data

  • Working collaboratively across offices and disciplines

  • Participate in meetings with clients and stakeholders.

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.

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific or engineering discipline (e.g., geomorphology, river engineering, earth science) +2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Knowledge of fluvial form, processes and functions – including their dependence on local physiography and their influence on ecological habitats

  • Experience with river and stream channel hydraulics and channel stability analysis.

  • Experience in environmental data collection, identification, investigation, data entry, and assessments.

  • Development of stream restoration and enhancement recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master’s level degree specializing in fluvial geomorphology would be an asset

  • Familiarity with Natural Channel Design approaches, from concept development through to detailed design, construction implementation and monitoring

  • Use of GIS and hydraulic model applications in study design and data analysis experience preferred.

  • 4 years of working experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong detail-oriented work style

  • Ability to manage personal project workload and meet deadlines

  • Eligibility for membership of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO) or Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.Eng.)

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 Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257005BR

Additional Locations CA - Kitchener, ON - 50 Sportsworld Crossing Rd, CA - London, ON - 250 York St, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Mississauga, ON - 1000-5090 Explorer Drive

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.

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