AECOM Entry-Level Geologist in Murray, Utah
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AECOM is seeking an Entry-Level Geologist to be based in our Murray, UT office. This position will support our Remediation team within our Environment business line.
This position is expected to begin May 2023.
The Entry-Level Geologist will assist with a variety of projects including data management, site investigations, and remediation. The successful candidate will assist with gathering and analyzing geological, hydrogeological and geochemical data in both the field and office settings. The field activities will consist of soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air, and soil vapor sample collection, geological logging and interpretation, and the oversight of subcontractors including laboratories and excavation and drilling companies. The office activities will involve preparation of boring logs, tables, and investigation reports, and review of documents prepared by others.
Candidate must also be able to work as part of a project team comprised of AECOM staff and subcontractors. Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.
The responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to:
Responsibilities include soil and groundwater sampling, assessments, data collection and technical document preparation.
Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields.
Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources.
Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance.
Field work will be required including oversight of subcontractors
Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Geological Sciences, or related field.
Due to the nature of work, U.S. Citizenship is required
Valid U.S. Driver's License
Ability/willingness to travel (up to 80%) both locally and regionally.
Ability to understand and supervise advancement of soil borings and installation of monitoring wells.
Ability to demonstrate a primary technical role in multiple site characterization, subsurface investigation and remediation projects at various client sites.
Understand and assist with site conceptual models.
Collect and evaluate environmental data in field and office settings.
Prepare investigation reports and drawings.
Possesses technical report writing skills.
Independent field work and leadership of field teams.
Selected candidate will be required to complete 40 hour HAZWOPER training or annual refresher class, if needed.
Selected Candidate will also receive First Aid/CPR training and AECOM specific training.
Learn and develop a keen understanding of hazard recognition; and environmental investigation or remediation.
Candidate must be proficient with basic computer programs; MS Word and MS Excel.
Relocation is not available for this position.
Travel is required for this position.
Candidate must have the ability to travel up to 80% to various job sites locally and regionally.
Candidates will be asked to submit to a Motor Vehicle Record screening upon hire.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
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Business Line: Environment
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West