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AECOM is seeking a Geologist II to be based in our Glen Allen, VA office. This position will support our Remediation team within our Environment business line. This position is expected to begin immediately.
The Geologist II will serve as a team member in the office and the field, assisting project and program management with design and implementation of soil, groundwater, sediment and surface water investigative and remediation programs, data analysis, and report preparation.
This position will also assist in the performance of regulatory compliance inspections, sampling, and reporting associated with the implementation of NPDES permit requirements for commercial/industrial facilities.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Perform data analysis, modeling, visualizations and interpretations to support complex remediation projects
Manage workflows and data in geodatabase, environmental database, and numeric computing environments
Prepare technical plans and deliverables for projects implemented under CERCLA, RCRA and other remediation programs
Project roles will vary including technical support and leading tasks
Comfortable working with a team toward a common goal, while working independently on individual tasks
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.
BA/BS + 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Valid Driver's License with a good driving record
U.S. Citizenship is required
Bachelors Degree in Geology or Hydrogeology
2+ years of experience in remedial investigations and site remediation
Experience with CERCLA and RCRA remediation programs at complex sites
Proficient with data analysis, modeling, and visualization using Earth Volumetric Studio (EVS), geographic information systems, database systems, and numeric computing environments
OSHA 40-hr Hazardous Waste Operations Training
Professional Geologist License
Ability to understand and supervise advancement of soil borings and installation of monitoring wells
Experience in the collection and evaluation of environmental data in field and office settings.
Relocation is not available for this position.
Sponsorship is not available for this position.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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Business Line: Environment
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Science
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