Recruitment fraud warning: Click here for more information.

  • Serpentine Pavilion

    Fusing art, architecture and engineering

    Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

    United Kingdom

    Good engineering is about observing, questioning and communicating to truly understand what’s at the heart of each project.

    Amy Koerbel

    Structural Designer, Buildings + Places

  • Moses Mabidha Stadium

    Focusing on legacy, culture and location

    South Africa

    Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

    Tim Ter Haar

    Managing Director, Buildings + Places

  • Bloomberg European Headquarters

    Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

    United Kingdom

    Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

    Coralie Soudee

    Associate, Commercial Cost Management

  • Taizhou Bridge

    Connecting with long-span suspension


    In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

    Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

    Managing Director, Transportation

  • Connected and Automated Vehicles

    Expanding mobility options

    United States

    We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

    Veronica Siranosian

    Director, AECOM Ventures

e that champions <a href="" target="_blank">inclusion, diversity </a> and overall <a href="" target="_blank">employee well-being </a> through programs su
down to not only <a href="" target="_blank">delivering a better world </a>, but working to “ma
company that is <a href="" target="_blank">pioneering the future </a>. Our teams around t
leadership. Our <a href="" target="_blank">core values </a> define who we are,

Job Information

AECOM Staff Geologist /Environmental Scientist in Seattle, Washington

United States of America - Washington, Seattle

Job Summary

The Environment Division of AECOM is actively seeking a Geologist or Environmental Scientist for the Seattle, WA office. This position will support a variety of environmental cleanup projects by assisting with a variety of tasks, both in the office and in the field. The selected candidate will be engaged in a wide range of projects, predominantly under Washington MTCA regulations.

The successful candidate will have experience supporting environmental project managers, conducting environmental fieldwork, and writing environmental technical reports. This role will require general, multi-disciplinary knowledge relating to environmental site assessments, remedial investigation, risk assessment, and remedial alternatives evaluation. The candidate will work in a team environment and must be able to work both independently and in a team setting. Roles would also include assisting in developing cleanup strategies and working towards site closures with regulators. There are opportunities for career growth in diverse areas, including but not limited to, project management, client interaction, and regulatory involvement.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Sampling environmental media (soil, groundwater, surface water, soil vapor, etc.)

  • Coordinate and manage subcontractors on site

  • Data evaluation of environmental media

  • Development of work plans, memorandums, reports, correspondence, and various other documents

Responsibilities may include the preparation of site characterization studies, data analysis, remedial investigations, feasibility studies, and other technical support of environmental projects.

Job duties will involve both field and office assignments with occasional overnight travel required. On an average this will be a 50-50 split between office and field work.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor in Geology, Environmental Science or related

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in environmental site investigation and characterization, environmental fieldwork, and report writing.

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on sites in Washington preferred

  • Licensed or close to becoming licensed as Geologist strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of Washington State Model Toxic Control Act (MTCA), Model Remedies, Vapor Intrusion guidance

  • Experience with the assessment and remediation of petroleum contaminated Sites

  • Familiarity with waste regulations and disposal

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines

  • Current HAZWOPER certification and demonstrated commitment to safety

  • Energetic and detail-oriented, with collaborative style and innovative approach

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 202970BR

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.


Military / Veteran

Expand your career. We’re looking for passionate people ready to make an impact with the training, experience and perspective gained through military service.


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.

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations