United States of America - New York, Buffalo
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Geologist for employment in the Buffalo, NY office. This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career by gaining valuable work experience within a scientific team in an established consultancy. Your work will cover a broad range of geological and environmental science activities. You’ll work with other experienced members of the team who will guide you as you start working on live projects, including environmental site investigations for a variety of projects in a variety of locations. An integral part of your role will be report writing, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. You’ll be involved in field work such as environmental site investigations, soil and bedrock borings and monitoring well installations, sampling of environmental media, support of remedial systems, and other similar tasks. Your initial focus on gaining site experience will gradually transition into taking more responsibility for interpreting data and preparing reports.
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 responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Site work, including collection of groundwater and surface water data and supervision of borehole drilling and testing
Collation, processing and analysis of data into existing and new databases
Desk study evaluation of project geology, hydrogeology, and environmental media analytical data
Supporting preparation of graphical and GIS deliverables
Contributing to continued innovation and business development
Involvement with and support to the environmental studies team and other disciplines such as environmental science and civil and environmental engineering
Some project locations and assignments may require periods of travel of multiple days or multiple weeks in a row.
Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.
Collects and enters data, and applies technical principles and theories.
Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Entry-level position; may not require previous experience.
Degree qualified with an BA/BS in geology or similar environmental science
OSHA 40 Hr HAZWOPER certification
Ability to travel domestically for 40% or more of the time
Enthusiastic with excellent report writing skills
Valid U.S. State Driver's Licence
Previous site experience
Strong oral communication skills
Experience with office software, databases, GIS
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. 227388BR
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.