AECOM Entry Level Staff Geologist in Newark, Delaware

Business Line Environment

Position Title Entry Level Staff Geologist

United States of America - Delaware


Job Summary

The Environmental Program Management Organization (PMO) Division of AECOM is seeking a talented Entry Level Geologist for immediate employment in the Newark, DE office. The selected candidate will perform field and office duties for a large client on projects involving the investigation and remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater. Ratio of office to field work may vary from 50/50 to as much as 80% field work, 20% office. 50 to 75% of the year may be associated with travel and working at project sites outside of the local area: travel may include deployments up to 2 to 3 weeks.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

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, working with award-winning professionals across the world. 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 deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The selected candidate will support project teams in all aspects of soil and groundwater investigations including:

  • Supervision of well drilling crews, well logging, and field documentation

  • Groundwater and soil sampling

  • Using field instruments for data collection

  • Performing specific and limited portions of routine assignments (Ex – tabularizing data, data checking, transferring field notes/logs into an electronic format) .

  • Gathering data and other information to be used in the preparation of scientific reports.

  • Applying standard practices and techniques in specific situations.

  • Preparing basic data and scientific documents.

  • Reviewing analytical data for general indicators of quality for routine analyses based on well-defined guidelines

The selected candidate may also assist in environmental construction related projects potentially performing the following:

  • Overseeing construction contractors

  • Performing verification of engineering design compliance

  • Reporting and documenting daily construction activities

AECOM offers a challenging and diverse work environment. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work with senior level scientists in private and potentially in academic related situations. Focus of environmental and engineering research associated with the Newark office includes characterization of environments impacted by established as well as emerging contaminants, and application of standard as well as new and innovative technologies to restore impacted sites.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in geology or geology related field

  • General knowledge of various geological principles

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to work both independently and within a project team environment.

  • Ability to work in outdoors field environments under various weather conditions (summer heat, winter cold, snow, rain, etc)

  • Ability to load/unload/carry equipment/supplies that may weigh up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to pass the company required drug screening test and background check

  • Possess a current US driver’s license

  • Willingness to travel with deployments up to 2 to 3 weeks

Preferred Qualifications

Course in hydrology/hydrogeology

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184764BR

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.