Geologist - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New York
United States

United States of America - New York, Buffalo

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate need for a Geologist II in Buffalo, NY. Please note this is a field and office position. Some regional travel will be required.

Responsibilities of this position will include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Performs standard scientific work requiring application of techniques and procedures.

  • Detects problems when using standardized procedures because of the condition of sample, difficulties with the equipment, etc.

  • Conducts specific phases of projects for more experienced scientists.

  • Proposes appropriate analytical methods and techniques. Assists in providing advice and consulting services within scope of scientific knowledge.

  • Draws conclusions and makes recommendations based on analysis.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Works under general supervision.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS degree in Geology or related Science

  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience

  • Experience in describing soil using the USCS and/or USDA methods

  • Ability to work outside for long periods of time in inclement weather (heat, rain, cold), walk long distances in rugged terrain, lift up to 50 lbs. of equipment

  • Valid driver’s license and insurable with access to a dependable vehicle to transport oneself to site locations

  • Some regional travel will be required (overnight stays)

Preferred Qualifications

  • HAZWOPER trained desirable

  • Field experience working on HAZWOPER sites

  • Communicates well, verbally and written

  • Works well in a collaborative team environment

  • Strong organization skills

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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 221912BR

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.