Senior Geologist/Hydrogeologist

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United States of America - Arizona, Phoenix

Job Summary

The AECOM Remediation Practice seeks a Senior Geologist to join our Phoenix, AZ team. We seek candidates to immediately contribute to the successful delivery of existing projects, and to promote growth in existing and new markets. The successful candidate will assume leadership of projects and within the department, and will develop strong relationships with the team, and with clients to pursue new opportunities. We desire a candidate who can be the technical lead across a breadth of technical and regulatory disciplines, and to develop staff into a broad technical team to fulfill project needs. We seek candidates with demonstrated qualifications in technical performance, business development, and leadership roles.

This position requires excellent written and spoken communication skills, organizational skills, flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, and a willingness to learn new skills. The successful candidate will communicate effectively with members of the project team, clients, site personnel and office management, and work both independently and as a part of a project team.

The successful candidate will be committed to the team’s success and growth; will rigorously apply safety policies; will manage the technical, cost and schedule elements of project delivery; and will effectively manage the quality of field efforts and project deliverables within the AECOM Quality Management System.

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Develop new business, including marketing and proposing to potential and existing clients; secure and manage clients and contracts

  • Manage large, complex projects, responsible for technical delivery, schedule and fiscal management, client liaison, reporting requirements, and team coordination

  • Assume technical and project responsibility for soil, groundwater, and vapor investigation and remediation projects; plan, schedule, coordinate. Deliver technical work in accordance with the contracted scope, budget, schedule, law, and industry standard

  • Coordinate and prepare written reports, work plans, and technical memorandums; analyze data and develop supported conclusions

  • Work collaboratively across AECOM business lines

  • Proactively identify opportunities to increase project efficiencies, improve technical methodologies and add value to client service offerings

  • Develop and mentor junior staff

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in geology or geological engineering

  • 10+ years’ experience in environmental consulting

  • Professional Registration in Arizona or ability to obtain within 6 months

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification and Supervisor certification

  • Seller-doer with business development and client management experience

  • Experience as a project manager and technical lead on investigations, feasibility studies, remedial design, and remedial action oversight

  • Strong understanding of remediation system design, cost estimating, construction, and OM&M.

  • Experience with of federal and local environmental laws, such as CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA, etc.

  • Project experience working with state and federal agencies, including Department of Defense and USEPA, state and local, and private sector clients

  • Ability to work independently, make sound decisions

  • Strong, effective writing and speaking skills

  • Strong leadership skills, including staff development and mentoring

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in geology, hydrogeology, or geological engineering

  • 12-20 years relevant experience

  • Highly knowledgeable in AZ environmental regulations and processes (Arizona WQARF, ADEQ LUST, AZPDES, ASRAC). Ability to effectively interact with regulatory personnel and clients

  • Experience with VI investigations and mitigation

  • Mining remediation experiences

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 Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225419BR

Clearance Required No

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.

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