11 days old

Entry Level Staff Geologist/Environmental Scientist

Chicago, IL

Business Line Environment

Position Title Entry Level Staff Geologist/Environmental Scientist

United States of America - Illinois


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Staff Geologist/Environmental Scientist for employment in the Chicago, IL 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 responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Support projects by providing field support, data management and interpretation, technical assistance, and reporting

  • Collecting data such as logging soils and rock core, overseeing drilling, and performing groundwater sampling

  • Travel is required

  • Strong written and verbal communication, technical writing, and organization skills

  • Contribute effectively in team situations and establish strong relationships with other teams where overlap of client project work exists

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Geology or related field

  • Good written and communication skills

  • Strong computer skills, particularly Excel

  • Valid driver license

  • Travel up to several weeks at a time may be required

  • Fieldwork 50-90% of the time

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position may be subject to random client-mandated substance abuse tests

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

Preferred Qualifications


  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety

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. 189534BR

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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