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AECOM Senior Geologist in Los Angeles, California

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

Are you looking to take the next step in your career? AECOM is actively seeking a talented Professional Geologist for a leadership role in our Los Angeles, CA office. We are looking for an individual who can effectively grow the practice, manage and mentor our talented team of geoscience professionals . Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, collaborating with award-winning professionals across the world. Do you aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally? Our people bring a diverse and deep industry knowledge to help you succeed in this leadership role


  • Lead a team of geoscience professionals to produce successful project outcomes.

  • Serve as a technical expert with the ability to positively influence customers, suppliers, and managers.

  • Mentor and coordinate work for junior and mid-level staff.

  • Supervise and direct surface and subsurface investigations that employ traditional and state-of-the-art investigation technologies.

  • Conduct technical approach reviews to confirm the soundness of the technical approach, such as qualified staff are proposed, technical solutions appropriately address our client’s needs, and technical risks are identified along with an effective risk management strategy.

  • Lead development of strategy and deliver solutions to complex problems.

  • Coordinate and prepare written reports, work plans, and technical memorandums, analyze data and develop supported conclusions and recommendations.

  • Proactively identify opportunities to increase project efficiencies, improve technical approaches, and add value to client service offerings.

  • Evaluate and prepare proposed approaches, cost estimates and schedules for projects and programs.

  • Interact regularly with clients to expand work assignments or market new work. Market potential and existing clients, secure and manage clients and contracts.

  • Have a safety-oriented behavior with a demonstrated commitment to safe work practices.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Geology with 8+ Years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of education and /or experience.

  • Ability to work outdoors and lift up to 25 pounds

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • California Professional Geologist

  • 10+ years of experience conducting site investigations and remediation of contaminated sites

  • Current 40-hour HAZWOPER training

  • Project management experience/certification

  • History of demonstrated client account management

  • MS in geology or hydrogeology

  • Registered California Hydrogeologist

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 United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225804BR

Clearance Required 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.


Take the next step. Our professional lives are constantly evolving as we build on experience and take on new challenges. Find the opportunities and flexibility to keep you satisfied for the long term.


Craft / Trade

What you specialize in sets you apart. Your trade or craft can take you anywhere, and when you join a company with operations in 150 countries, you have unlimited opportunity to grow and excel.


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Early Careers / Graduates

Meet the career of your dreams. Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? We can help you turn knowledge gained through your education into limitless career potential.

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