Mid-Level Environmental Scientist/Geologist, Germantown, Maryland - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Maryland, Germantown

Job Summary

  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Environmental Science, or Civil or Environmental Engineering.

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in environmental consulting (i.e., Remedial Investigations and Site Assessments) for Federal, State, or private clients.

  • Remedial investigation, remediation planning, or design experience.

  • Ability to travel for short-term regional project assignments/meetings.

  • Must have a valid US driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, or Geology

  • 3+ years of experience in related field, preferably environmental consulting for Federal, State, or private clients.

  • Engineer in Training or Professional Engineer registration or preparing for Professional Geologist registration.

  • Experience with specialized software (e.g., EVS, ModFlow, RACER Cost Estimating, CADD, GIS) and creating or using environmental databases.

  • Experience with CERCLA RI/FS, RCRA, and RD/RA projects with commercial or DOD clients.

  • Experience investigating DoD sites, especially for emerging contaminants (e.g., PFAS).

  • Demonstrated knowledge and successful experience in planning and implementing remedial investigations and designs.

  • Technical Skills – Life cycle cost estimating, feasibility studies, environmental remedial design, basic fate and transport modeling, and excellent technical writing skills.

  • Certificates – OSHA 40hr HAZWOPER Training and current refresher certificates.

  • Excellent skills in written and spoken communication

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. 234582BR

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.