Entry Level Geologist
Germantown, MD
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Job Description
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Geologist for employment in the Germantown, MD office to support field operations for environmental investigations, remediation implementation and performance monitoring for various clients in Maryland and the surrounding areas. The ideal candidate will have prior experience drilling, soil logging, well installation, and groundwater sample collection. Additionally, this candidate will be willing and able to learn new skills on challenging field assignments in a team work environment.

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 on-line 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.

Tasks will include:
+ Field document preparation, field data collection, processing and interpretation.

+ Conducting environmental field work, including soil logging, groundwater sampling, fluid level gauging and oversight of field surveys, drilling, well installation, development operations and utility clearance for intrusive operations.

+ Supporting office tasks, including data analysis and report preparation.

+ 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.

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

+ Field document preparation, field data collection, processing and interpretation.

+ Conducting environmental field work, including soil logging, groundwater sampling, fluid level gauging and oversight of field surveys, drilling, well installation, development operations and utility clearance for intrusive operations.

+ Supporting office tasks, including data analysis and report preparation.

+ 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.

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

Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Earth Sciences, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

+ 0-2 years' experience in environmental consulting or related field

+ Demonstrated strong technical writing abilities

+ Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

+ Ability to travel regionally for short-term overnight assignments

+ Valid US Driver's License

+ U.S. Citizenship required

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER Training

+ Remedial investigation, remediation planning, or design experience

+ Contractor oversight experience

+ Construction inspection experience

+ Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Hydrologic/Hydraulic models or other drainage and water modeling software)

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 Type Full-time