Mid-Level Geologist

Job title: Mid-Level Geologist

Company: AECOM

Job description: Requisition/Vacancy No.


Job Category


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Mid-Level Geologist for employment in the Piscataway, NJ office. In this important position, the successful candidate will support Project Managers and assist with environmental investigation and remediation tasks as part of a multi-disciplinary project team.

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 AECOM’s Environment Business Line
Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.
AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.
AECOM’s program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice
AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path.

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.

Under the supervision of a Project Manager or senior-level team member, the successful candidate will:

  • Assist Project Managers to successfully deliver projects on-schedule and on-budget utilizing internal AECOM systems
  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out tasks
  • Assist with environmental investigation and remediation tasks as part of a multi-disciplinary project team
  • Develop subcontractor relationships and manage implementation of their services
  • Assist in managing and coordinating complex field tasks involving groundwater monitoring, drilling and remedial construction activities
  • Assist with preparing permits and access agreements with numerous public agencies and other stakeholders
  • Assist with report writing tasks with the support of more junior staff
  • Task manage portions of a larger project
  • Fully qualified scientist. Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
  • Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields.
  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
  • Solves problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.
  • Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives.
  • Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources.
  • Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance.
  • Participates in developing corrective measures and procedures. Formulates hypothesis, performs research and makes recommendation.
  • Proficient in laboratory data deliverables and electronic data deliverables

This is a Project Manager-track position; therefore, the ideal candidate must be able to work independently and productively in a collaborative team-environment, foster team building through inclusion and mentorship, display a high level of organization and communication, and demonstrate a strong desire to learn from Project Managers. For the right candidate, this position holds significant growth potential.

Business Line


Position Status


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is . 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 and overall through programs supported by company leadership. Our define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only , 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.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology or Hydrogeology
  • 4+ years of experience in related field, preferably environmental consulting for Federal, State, or private clients and or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education.
  • Well drilling and groundwater/soil sampling experience
  • Remedial investigation, remediation planning, or design experience
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to travel for short-term regional project assignments/meetings
  • Proficient in laboratory data deliverables and electronic data deliverables

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CERCLA Remedial Investigation / Feasibility Studies RCRA, and Remedial Design/Remedial Action projects with commercial or DOD clients
  • Professional Geologist (PG) certification is preferred, although consideration will be given to candidates working towards those certifications
  • Remediation bid document preparation experience
  • Cost estimating experience
  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40 Hour training
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Demonstrated technical writing abilities
  • Strong writing, communication, and team building/leading skills
  • Experience with proposal writing and proposal cost estimating
  • Proficiency in GIS, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, Excel, and Microsoft Access
  • Database management

Business Group

Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Expected salary:

Location: Piscataway, NJ

Job date: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 01:15:21 GMT

Apply for the job now!

Leave a Comment