Entry Level Environmental Scientist
AECOM
Calgary, AB
  • Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.
  • Collects and enters data, and applies technical principles and theories.
  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Degree in science or related field required.
  • Environmental engineering graduates will also be considered for this position.
Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelor’s degree in geology, environmental science or other related discipline (e.g., geophysics, hydrogeology, geochemistry, environmental geology, engineering geology, environmental engineering).

+ 0 to 2 years of consulting experience.

+ Strong oral and written communication skills.

+ General knowledge of basic relevant position-specific principles (e.g. geologic) and the environmental sciences.

+ Proficiency in standard office suite software applications.

+ Ability to write and to convey complex thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise manner and learn through on-the-job experience.

+ Position requires a tolerance for working in outdoor environments in a range of weather conditions.

+ Must be able to bend, stoop and lift objects up to 50 pounds and safely drive a full-size pickup truck.

+ Must have a valid driver’s license in province of residence.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Master’s Degree in Environmental Science or a related field.

+ OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER and OSHA 10-hour or 30-hour safety training courses.

+ Database, GIS, CAD, visualization software skills are desirable.

+ Passing applicable Professional Practice Exam (e.g. Professional Engineers and/or Geoscientists) is recommended.

+ Ability to work independently.

+ Ability to travel, including extended travel, when necessary.

+ Ability to interact effectively with internal and external clients

+ Bilingual (English and French) an asset

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.