Entry Level Geologist - Military veterans preferred

2020-01-16
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Latham
New York
United States

United States of America - New York, Latham

Job Summary

AECOM's Latham, NY office is currently seeking a Geologist to support environmental projects at various locations in the capital region, Hudson Valley and five boroughs of NYC. This role will include office and field tasks including implementing all aspects of environmental investigations including advancing soil borings, soil classification, monitoring well installation, groundwater level monitoring; groundwater sample collection for laboratory analysis; and associated operation, maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting of monitoring and sampling equipment and reporting.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist with collecting and evaluating geological, hydrogeological, and remediation system data

  • Oversee environmental fieldwork including drilling, well installation, aquifer testing, as well as collecting soil, groundwater, and remediation system data

  • Perform independent hands-on fieldwork, oversee contractors (laboratory, drillers, surveyors), and other field personnel, and interact with clients/client representatives

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Willingness to learn and commitment to workplace health and safety, and quality

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Entry-level position; may not require previous experience.

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Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in geology

  • Driver’s license

  • Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment

  • Excellent work ethic and team-player attitude

  • Strong attention to detail, with proven ability to follow specific instructions

  • An ability to effectively express his or herself orally and in writing to other project staff

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of one (1) year of work experience performing entry-level collecting environmental samples (air, soil, groundwater)

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 Engineering - Geology

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 232806BR

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.