Entry Level Hydrogeologist

Employer
AECOM
Location
Seattle, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 11, 2021
Closes
Jun 03, 2021
Ref
2200328382
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
United States of America - Washington, Seattle
Job Summary
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Hydrogeologist for employment in the Seattle, WA office.
This position is expected to begin in March 2021.
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 online 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.
About AECOM
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
- About DCSA-Environment
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.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Provide technical support for development of detailed subsurface investigation work plans.
- Conduct field work including soil logging, well installation, soil and groundwater sampling, slug test and aquifer tests.
- Conduct data analysis for slug tests and aquifer tests.
- Contribute directly to the preparation of technical project deliverables (e.g., boring logs, geologic cross-sections, capture zone reports, remedial investigations, and Phase II environmental site assessments).
- Coordination and supervision of subcontractors.
- Job duties will involve both field and office assignments with occasional overnight travel required.
Minimum Requirements
- Bachelor's Degree in Geology/Hydrogeology
- Good understanding of chemical fate and transport in groundwater and soil
Preferred Qualifications
- Master's Degree in Geology/Hydrogeology
- 0-2 years' experience
- Ability to work in the field year round, through varying weather conditions and terrain
- Experience conducting slug tests and aquifer tests and analyzing results using AQTESOLV software or other relevant tools
- Experience logging soils in accordance with Unified Soil Classification System
- Familiarity with three-dimensional groundwater flow models and contaminant fate and transport models
- 40-hour HAZWOPER health and safety training
- Strong writing and communication skills
- Energetic and detail oriented
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. 245819BR
Virtual: 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.

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