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AECOM Environmental Scientist / Geologist in Southfield, Michigan

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced Environmental Scientist / Geologist in our Southfield, Michigan office to support Project Mangers in planning, project or task management and supervision of complex field tasks, including site investigations, drilling oversight, soil and groundwater sample collection, and related work. The candidate will also provide office support for project management, regulatory compliance, data management and technical evaluation, and report preparation for a wide range of multidisciplinary environmental remediation projects.

This position is intended to prepare you for a Project Manager or Technical Lead position; therefore, the ideal candidate must be able to work independently and productively in a collaborative team-environment, foster team building through inclusion and mentorship, display a high level of organization and communication, and demonstrate a strong desire to learn from Project Managers. For the right candidate, this position holds significant growth potential.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

  • Project Management tasks including budgeting, schedule and scope development and tracking

  • Data management, evaluation and report writing including drafting environmental investigation reports.

  • Field-based task management and oversight of environmental investigation and remediation programs.

  • Health and safety stewardship, including local field visits

  • Coordinating work schedules with AECOM staff and subcontractors

  • Qualified candidates must be comfortable with periodic travel throughout the area.

  • Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, willingness to mentor junior staff, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.

  • This position requires both office and field work; the successful candidate should expect up to 30% commitment overseeing field work and mentoring junior staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Environmental Sciences, Soil Science, Environmental Engineering or closely related field plus 4 years of relevant experience and or equivalent of experience and or education.

  • Familiarity with Part 213 and Part 201 of Michigan’s PA 451.

  • Michigan Driver’s License in good standing.

  • Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years of environmental consulting experience.

  • PE or PG license

  • Task management experience.

  • Correspondence with subcontractors and vendors.

  • Coordination of field work.

  • Data reduction, review, and interpretation.

  • Report drafting and Conceptual Site Model development.

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and annual updates.

  • Experience with AutoCAD.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.).

  • Multi-tasker and problem-solver.

  • Attention to detail and desire to complete quality work products.

  • Proficient in map reading.

Additional Information

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273091BR

Virtual: 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.

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