Geologist II

Long Beach, California, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 05, 2021
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
AECOM is seeking a Geologist in the Long Beach, CA area to support consulting Project Field and Office Support for Site Assessment and Remediation Projects. Will perform field sampling activities and become proficient with field instrumentation and equipment. Interested candidates will work on interesting, fast-paced projects with the opportunity to learn and expand skills and may be performed in a variety of environmental settings. Willingness to learn and become proficient in project management skills experience with soil, groundwater and soil, gas assessments.

Responsibilities are including, but not limited to:
  • 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.
  • Analytical data analysis, report preparation, evaluation of assessment/remediation alternatives, and data summaries will be required. Field sampling for soil, soil vapor and groundwater is required


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what's possible - the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
  • Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies - 2014-2020
  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 "Top 500 Design Firms" and #1 2019 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"
  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly┬« Gold Employer
  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM's global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals - to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Minimum Requirements
  • BA/BS + 2 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education
  • Sponsorship will not be provided for this position.
  • Valid Driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications
  • B.S. degree in geology, geological sciences or hydrogeology with broad coursework in the sciences (some chemistry preferred)
  • Ability and eagerness to perform field activities and work under the direction of a senior geologist. Good written and communication skills.
  • 2 to 5 years of consulting Project Field and Office Support for Site Assessment and Remediation Projects.

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.

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