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Geologist or Civil / Environmental Engineer

Geologist or Civil / Environmental Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
US-LA-Baton Rouge
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Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking an experienced Geologist or Civil / Environmental Engineer in the South Louisiana area to become an integral member of our team in our Baton Rouge Louisiana office. Amec Foster Wheeler is a multi-disciplined engineering, environmental, and construction services consulting firm. We are routinely awarded contracts on a regional and national level for the government, commercial, industrial, transportation, water, energy and mining sectors.


Key Responsibilities

The candidate will be a member of our team providing a diverse range of geology and environmental related services which may include:

  • Evaluation of contaminated sites
  • Phase I and Phase II assessments
  • Preparation of conceptual site models and remedial alternatives analyses
  • Evaluation of site risk following the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) Risk Evaluation Corrective Action Program (RECAP)
  • Design, implement and manage various soil and groundwater investigation and remedial projects
  • Operation and maintenance of remediation systems
  • Prepare designs / bidding documents for soil excavation, demolitions and soil / groundwater remediation systems (enhanced biological , chemical oxidation, air sparging, soil vapor extraction systems, pump and treat and soil excavation)
  • Review of plans, specifications and special provisions for remediation systems
  • Projects include Federal and commercial industrial
  • Prepare engineering cost estimates to implement remedial technologies
  • Prepare specifications, plans and other bid documents for implementation of remedial technologies

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Geology, Civil/Environmental Engineering, or related fields
  • Louisiana PG or PE with Ten (10+) years of environmental consulting experience
  • Proven experience managing geological or environmental projects in accordance with Louisiana Environmental Rules
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating and/or closing sites under the LDEQ RECAP
  • Understanding of means and methods associated with environmental remediation technologies and treatment systems air sparging systems, pump and treat and soil excavation
  • Experience with in-situ soil and groundwater biological remediation technologies and DNAPL highly desired
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work effectively with team members as well as independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)
  • Ability to work efficiently and demonstrate effective organizational skills
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER Certified
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Physical Demands

  • Applicant must have the ability to work in varying environments (office, lab and field settings)

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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