AECOM Geologist/Hydrogeologist in Sacramento, California
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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.
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AECOM is seeking a self-motivated, experienced Hydrogeologist or Geologist for our Sacramento office. In this important position, the successful candidate will support project managers in the planning, oversight of fieldwork, evaluation of hydrogeology, and reporting phases for a wide range of multidisciplinary environmental projects in Northern and Central California. Projects include Federal, Municipal, and Private clients.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for working with or leading a team on a variety of environmental projects.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Conduct environmental site assessments and investigations
Complete soil borings and well installation on environmental projects
Use the Unified Soil Classification System (USCS) for geologic logging, collection of soil, groundwater or soil vapor samples
Analytical data evaluation
Technical report writing
Background in Geology/Hydrogeology, Environmental Engineering, and/or Environmental Science required.
Familiarity and experience using the Unified Soil Classification System (USCS) for geologic logging, collection of soil, groundwater or soil vapor samples.
Familiarity with basic environmental sampling protocols required.
Strong background in field sampling, drilling, and well installation programs from the planning through the execution and report development phases.
Experience with federal projects and regulatory agencies a plus.
Experience in authoring CERCLA and DTSC formatted environmental documents.
Good technical writing abilities.
Ability to work within a team environment and be a self-starter
Strong organizational and communication skills.
This position requires you to drive on a regular basis. Passing a motor vehicle record background check and maintaining a valid driver’s license is required.
This position may require you to pass background checks.
BS degree in geology, hydrogeology, or engineering geology, and 4 years of relevant experience and or education or equivalency of experience.
Current OSHA 40-hour certification is required.
Valid driver's license
Approximately 30% field work. MS preferred
Geologist in Training (GIT) certification will be considered based on other qualifications and ability to obtain a California (PG) registration within the year
Licensed current/active Professional Geologist (PG) in California. preferred
Extended periods of travel to project sites may be requested
May be working for extended periods in an environment with relatively high temperatures (Central Valley of CA). Exposure to seasonal hot weather conditions may be expected.
- No sponsorship will be provided for this role.
Offered rate of compensation in Long Beach, CA will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $75,000 - $95,000.
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice
AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.
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
Career Area: Science