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Environmental Geologist

Environmental Geologist

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking an Environmental Geologist to provide technical and field management support on hazardous waste and regulatory compliance projects including site investigation, remedial investigation, and implementation. With the right skills, this position offers exceptional opportunity for advancement within a growing and dynamic environment. Mentoring will be provided.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Primarily responsible for supporting Wood staff in the execution of project work
  • Provide technical and field support for environmental investigations/remediation projects including reporting
  • Conduct soil, surface water, sediment, soil gas, air and groundwater sampling events in various site settings
  • Perform oversight of drilling operations including soil boring advancement, the installation of groundwater monitoring wells and/or piezometers
  • Under supervision of senior staff, represent Wood and interact in a professional manner with clients, regulators, and subcontractor representatives while on field assignments
  • Evaluate, analyze and interpret technical data relative to project-specific goals, create accurate data display tables and graphs, construct potentiometric maps and figures, and identify data gaps and data needs leading to development of conceptual site models
  • Assist in writing work plans and reports in a concise technical manner according to the applicable project specific, state and federal guidance
  • Work effectively with multiple project managers and field managers
  • Assist in the technical development of proposals in response to bids/requests
  • Develop statements of work for subcontractors
  • Understand and apply company, client, and site Health and Safety standards

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum of a BS in Geology required and MS degree is preferred
  • Qualified to become a Geologist-in-Training (GIT) in the State of North Carolina (completion of ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology Exam preferred)
  • 3 to 7 years of experience in environmental consulting
  • 40-hour OSHA training preferred
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to apply analytical or scientific thinking to define and solve problems and be able to execute field and office tasks
  • Requires willingness to work outdoors collecting environmental data
  • Strong work ethic and an ability to work effectively with team members
  • Utilize databases to query site information and data as well as to create historical tables
  • Strong writing skills for technical reports and proposals - Writing samples will be requested from the candidate for Wood’s review and a writing test may also be administered
  • Some travel required
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

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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