AECOM Geologist / Physical Scientist in Anchorage, Alaska

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Position Title Geologist / Physical Scientist

United States of America - Alaska


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Geologist / Physical Scientist for immediate employment for the Anchorage, AK office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Preparation of physical science and geologic studies as both a lead and team member. This position requires multi-disciplinary knowledge.

  • Makes recommendations on work methods and procedures and technical innovations by devising practical and economical solutions to problems in own discipline.

  • Makes recommendations on research requests, objectives, priorities and timing. Assess need for change and recommends development of standards. Assess work against standards, objectives and specifications.

  • Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies when working on unusually complex technical problems.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Manages scope, schedule and budgets for proposal pursuits and project and task execution.

  • Responsible for HSE activities associated with project management and participates in proactive HSE compliance.

  • Develops solutions which are highly innovative.

  • May oversee the work of less experienced scientists.

  • Apply understanding of physical sciences to evaluate and mitigate impacts of development.

  • Interpersonal communication and strong technical writing skills are required for this position.

  • Interacts as part of the project team and will have direct communications (written and in person) with clients.

  • Provides marketing and business development support and may have considerable interaction with clients.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Hydrology, Physical, or Environmental Sciences or related field

  • 5+ years' experience successfully preparing studies and planning documents associated with resource development and mitigation

  • Experience in Alaska required

  • Participation as a lead author or technical expert in preparation of NEPA documents

  • Understanding of applicable environmental regulatory framework for Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, including applicable state and federal laws

  • Strong research and analytical abilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight or preparation of technical reports

  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree in Geology or related field

  • FERC and DOD experience

  • Background working with federal and state government agencies

  • Familiarity with rural Alaska communities

  • Experience interacting with state and local regulatory agency representatives in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest

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

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181701BR

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.