Hydrogeologist in Grand Rapids, Michigan

10/10/2016 12:00 PM | Anonymous

Requisition/Vacancy No. 141427BR

Position Title Hydrogeologist

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Michigan

City Grand Rapids

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Hydrogeologist for immediate employment in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the fundamentals of geology, hydrogeology, groundwater flow and modeling, data management tools, technical writing and be ready/capable to support environmental investigation/remediation.

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 successful candidate can look forward to environmental projects involving groundwater, surface water, soil, and waste water for our clients in the manufacturing, power, and commercial business sectors as well as government agencies.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Collect and classify environmental samples, observe/document soil/rock drilling and well installation, and conduct site surveys and hydraulic testing

  • Gather data and other information to be used in the preparation of scientific reports

  • Prepare data analysis and presentation for technical reports. Inclusive of complex hydrogeologic analysis, geochemical and contaminant analysis, database management, and geographic information system operation

  • Superior technical report writing skills

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in geology or hydrogeology

  • Professional certification

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Knowledge of the environmental regulatory regime in Michigan and Midwest

  • Advanced capabilities in hydrogeologic analysis (aquifer testing, groundwater modeling, etc.), contaminant fate and migration modeling

  • Strong communication practices and skills, especially writing

  • Must be able to clear medical, drug, and security screening requirements

  • Understanding of fluid flow through porous media

  • Understanding of fate and transport of petroleum and chlorinated compounds

  • Experience with groundwater modeling software packages

  • Experience with fate and transport modeling, including but not limited to REMChlor and BioChlor

  • 3D Modeling using ESRI ARC platforms and 3D Visualization Software

  • Understanding of monitored natural attenuation processes

  • Must have valid drivers license

Preferred Qualifications

  • OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) 40 hour (current)

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/deployedfiles/Internet/Careers/Diversity%20and%20Inclusion/EEO%20is%20the%20Law%20Poster%20Supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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