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Entry Level Fluvial Geomorphologist

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Entry Level Fluvial Geomorphologist

JobID: 23339-1226902

Location: Hamilton, ON, L8V 1G6, CAN

Description: **Business Line** Environment

**Position Title** Entry Level Fluvial Geomorphologist

Canada - Ontario


**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Fluvial Geomorphologist for employment in the Hamilton, Ontario 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 on-line 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.

AECOM is continuing to expand its fluvial geomorphology expertise in both environmental and engineering projects. The successful applicant for the Entry-Level Fluvial Geomorphologist position will be a motivated individual, excited to contribute to the growth of the fluvial geomorphology practice area within AECOM – in Ontario and across Canada. He or she will work with AECOM’s senior fluvial geomorphologists, hydraulic engineers, and ecologists to deliver various stream restoration projects, including restoration of natural processes and habitat conditions, erosion control and fish passage improvements. Depending on the applicant’s background and interest, opportunities exist within AECOM to grow further experience in other hydraulic or geoscience fields including limnology.

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

+ Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope

+ Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories

+ Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

+ Supporting ‘Natural Channel Design’ and stream restoration projects

+ Conducting detailed field investigations under senior staff mentorship

+ Analyzing and interpreting geomorphic and hydraulic data

+ Working collaboratively across offices and disciplines

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific or engineering discipline (e.g., geomorphology, river engineering, physical geography)

+ Knowledge of fluvial form, processes and functions – including their dependence on local physiography and their influence on ecological habitats

+ Knowledge of environmental data collection, identification, investigation, and data entry

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills

+ Strong detail-oriented work style

+ Ability to manage personal project workload and meet deadlines

+ Eligibility for membership of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO) or Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.Eng.)

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ A Master’s level degree specializing in fluvial geomorphology would be an asset

+ Familiarity with Natural Channel Design approaches, from concept development through to detailed design, construction implementation and monitoring

**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.


_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_** _Canada_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _177550BR_

_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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