AECOM Entry Level Hydrogeologist in Greenwood Village, Colorado

Business Line Environment

Position Title Entry Level Hydrogeologist

United States of America - Colorado

Greenwood Village

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Hydrogeologist for employment in the Denver, CO 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.

The entry-level hydrogeologist is responsible for gathering and analyzing geologic and hydrogeologic data. Work will include field and office tasks necessary to complete environmental assessment, remediation, and infrastructure projects. The work mix initially is expected to be 50% field and 50% office.

General Requirements will include:

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

  • General knowledge of geologic and hydrogeologic principles including physical geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, stratigraphy, structural geology, geomorphology, environmental geology, geochemistry, and geophysics.

  • Collection and entering data, and apply technical principles and theories

  • Interpretation and recording of data, conducting analyses, comparing findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to evaluate compliance

  • Candidate will work closely with various Project Managers and/or senior-level team members in implementing project tasks to meet client objectives and priorities.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment where changing client priorities result in the need to determine creative ways to get the job done.

  • Candidate must be flexible and willing to support multiple projects as needed.

  • Comply with all company policies and procedures during the execution of work.

Field work will consist of completing well-defined tasks using established company procedures and policies. Field work will include:

  • Subcontractor oversight;

  • Soil and bedrock drilling, logging core and sampling;

  • Monitoring well installation;

  • Soil, sediment, surface water and groundwater sampling;

  • Surface and borehole geophysics;

  • Aquifer testing, including slug tests, packer testing; step-drawdown and tracer tests

  • Remedial systems performance monitoring

Office work will include:

  • Interpretation and presentation of field data in reports that include text, tables, and figures suitable for client and regulatory review;

  • Testing of hypotheses through thorough, innovative, and efficient data analysis to further the understanding of site-specific hydrogeologic systems;

  • Assisting with preparation of reports, tables, graphs, charts, and hydrogeologic-related maps;

  • Detailed analysis of three-dimensional groundwater flow problems in traditional porous media and fractured bedrock aquifers

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduate degree in Hydrogeology, Geology, Geologic Engineering, or related field.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills required.

  • Ability to travel and perform fieldwork.

  • Valid driver license required, and must be able to safely drive to job sites.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recent graduate or entry level work experience in the field, primarily related to environmental services including sites assessment, well/soil boring installations, environmental permit sampling, and supervising contractors.

  • Experience in the office performing complex calculations and preparing text, tables, and figures for environmental reports.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Microsoft Access experience.

  • Experience or familiarity with numerical groundwater flow models (e.g. MODFLOW) and strong analytical skills for data analysis.

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Training certificate.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183975BR

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.