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Entry Level Geologist/Environmental Scientist/Engineer

Company: Aecom Technology Corporation
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

United States of America - Nebraska, Omaha

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Geologist/Environmental Scientist/Engineer for employment in the Omaha, NE office.

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.

This position is expected to begin in June 2021.

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 disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

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

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record 's 2020 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record 's 2020 "Top 500 Design Firms"

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly Gold Employer

About DCS-Environment

AECOM is the leading, worldwide environmental services provider to industry and government - delivering sustainable energy and environmental solutions to meet compliance, business and operational needs. Our advisory and technical staff deliver specialized solutions to unusual and complex problems facing client projects across the full business life cycle - from asset planning, development and operations, to product integration and facility compliance, to site remediation, restoration, sustainability and reuse, and holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. Our solutions balance complex technical, regulatory, business and stakeholder issues to produce measurable value and cost-saving approaches for our clients

Our services are delivered by 7,400 responsive environmental professionals around the world. Our global staff has in-depth knowledge of local and regional requirements and broad technical expertise in 60 disciplines. We work together across our global network to bring the best resources, skills and efficiencies to our projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

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

  • Collects and enters data and applies technical principles and theories.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Plan, execute, analyze and report on environmental measures in natural systems.

  • Apply standard field practices and techniques using basic field equipment to collect samples of soil, soil vapor, groundwater, surface water, sediment; prepare samples for shipping, and complete chain-of-custody or similar paperwork.

  • Apply knowledge of natural sciences (chemistry, physics, biology, hydrology, and mathematics) to explain observations.

  • Study contaminants and determine how to restore the environment.

  • Prepare basic data and scientific documents.

  • Performs supervised field tasks.

  • Review analytical data for general indicators of quality for routine analyses based on well-defined guidelines.

  • Coordination with task and project managers, working with on-site subcontractors and field staff, supporting sampling, data collection, and field documentation.

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in geology, environmental science, environmental engineering or other related discipline (e.g., geophysics, hydrogeology, geochemistry, environmental geology, engineering geology)

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • General knowledge of basic geologic principles and the environmental sciences

  • Proficiency in standard office suite software applications

  • OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification

  • Database, GIS, CAD, visualization software skills are desirable

  • Ability to demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees

  • Ability to write and to convey complex thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise manner.

  • Ability to learn through on-the-job experience

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and safely drive a full-size pickup truck

  • Tolerance for work in outdoor environments in a range of weather conditions and be medically fit for wearing a respirator

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. 249370BR

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.

Keywords: Aecom Technology Corporation, Omaha , Entry Level Geologist/Environmental Scientist/Engineer, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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