AECOM Field Engineering Geologist in Los Angeles, California

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Position Title Field Engineering Geologist

United States of America - California

Los Angeles

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Field Engineering Geologist to join the AECOM Los Angeles, CA office. The position is full-time and is largely field-oriented but with plenty of opportunities for office and project management growth. The Los Angeles office Geotechnical Department is involved with large, interesting and complex geotechnical engineering projects within a 150-mile radius of Los Angeles. The ideal candidate should be willing to be in the field for short to extended periods to investigate transportation, and water conveyance alignments (dams and tunnels included) – as such this opportunity offers a wide range of high-profile technical challenges. It is anticipated that most work will occur during normal operating hours, though the position does require flexibility to work after hours, alternative shifts, and/or weekends and away from Los Angeles, if necessary.

Responsibilities include:

  • Geologic field mapping

  • Supervise drilling, sampling and logging of soil borings

  • Downhole logging of bucket-auger borings

  • Installation of monitoring wells

  • Basic geologic and seismic hazards evaluations

  • CADD skills to prepare geologic maps and cross-sections

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology

  • 4+ years of related experience and knowledge of geotechnical and engineering geology practices in Southern California

  • CA PG is required

  • Demonstrated performance of independent analysis and demonstrated strong problem-solving and organizational skills

  • Exhibit strong oral and writing skills to prepare technical reports

  • Exhibit strong personal safety awareness

Preferred Qualifications

  • CEG is desired

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187761BR

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.