Scientist IV - Geology/Environmental Scientist

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Morrisville, North Carolina, US
May 18, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
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AECOM is seeking a Midlevel Geologist in our Morrisville, NC area to support soil and groundwater investigations and remediation projects in accordance with the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and other regulatory programs. This career stretch opportunity will provide project or task management and supervision of complex field tasks, including site investigations, drilling oversight, soil and groundwater sample collection, and related work. To be successful in this role, you will also provide office support for data management, report preparation, and maintain the required AECOM-related documentation and forms.


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
  • BS Geology, Environmental Science, or Engineering and 6 years of experience in soil and groundwater sampling, monitoring well drilling, vapor intrusion evaluation, and construction management and or demonstrated equivalency of experience and education.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain medical clearance for driving and wearing a respirator
  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must possess a valid driver's license. Ability to travel out-of-State to complete field work. Position is based in Raleigh, North Carolina and will require overnight travel.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Preferred PG, PE, or license-track
  • Proficient computer skills: Word, Excel, ArcGIS, EQuIS, Python, R; are desirable.
  • Geophysical instrumentation/interpretation experience
  • Aquifer field testing, groundwater fate and transport modeling experience (Modflow, GMS, etc.)
  • Project management experience
  • Lead marketing, proposal and client development efforts
  • Experienced with VOCs, metals, and petroleum contamination
  • CCR Rule compliance, monitoring, and reporting
  • State Solid waste compliance, monitoring, and reporting
  • Statistical data analysis in support of regulatory groundwater compliance (UPLs, UCLs & LCLs, trend analyses using ProUCL)
  • Karst Hydrogeology
  • OSHA 40 training with current 8hr. OSHA Supervisors training.
  • Good communicator, self-motivated, good mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills, and competent use of safe-work behaviors
  • Must be able to write and convey thoughts; organize data in an efficient and clear manner; have excellent attention to detail; effectively multi-task; and desire to contribute to a dynamic team.
  • Strong scheduling, team building, and budget management skills
  • Project/program management experience
  • Ability to work independently and concurrently on multiple projects, maintaining project continuity, progress, and project profitability
  • Ability to work independently with diverse staff in office and non-office setting (i.e., outdoors, undeveloped/wooded areas, year-round, overnight travel necessary).

Additional comments:
  • Must be able to conform to AECOM employment and travel policies, including ability to obtain and hold the AECOM corporate credit card for use in making travel-related purchases.
  • Must demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees.

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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