AECOM Entry Level Hydrogeologist in San Diego, California

Business Line Environment

Position Title Entry Level Hydrogeologist

United States of America - California

San Diego

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Hydrogeologist for employment in the San Diego, CA 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.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids

  • Assist with field work (e.g., groundwater sampling and soil sampling, well installation and contractor oversight, logging soils and collecting samples)

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Graduate degree in Hydrogeology.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • 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.

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

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

  • This position does not include sponsorship for US work authorization.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred

  • Experience in the field, primarily related to environmental services including sites assessment, well/soil boring installations, environmental permit sampling, and supervising contractors.

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training.

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

  • Database experience (e.g., Microsoft Access).

  • Analytical and numerical groundwater flow and solute transport modeling.

  • Knowledge of multiphase flow principles.

  • Pump testing experience.

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183185BR

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.