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Entry Level Geologist / Environmental Engineer

Entry Level Geologist / Environmental Engineer

Requisition ID 
2017-20796
Work Location 
US-OH-Miamisburg
Department / Discipline 
Environmental
Additional Work Location 
..
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure  Solutions has an immediate need for a Geologist, Engineer or Environmental Scientist to join our team in Miamisburg, OH. This position requires performance of a broad range of field activities including performing Phase I due diligence investigations, Phase II and supplemental investigations to include environmental sample collection, and basic operation and maintenance on remediation systems. Wood is dedicated to implementing all projects in a safe manner. Must have solid communication skills and the ability to accurately document field activities in a field log book. Must be able to budget time and resources. Successful applicant will interact with professional staff, geologists/engineers, as well as subcontractors and client staff.

 

The Geologist/Engineer/Scientist will generally work Monday through Friday with occasional evenings and weekends. Some overnight travel may be required for up to two weeks at a time. This individual will generally work 50% of the time at a project sites, primarily throughout Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Will work under the supervision of a Senior/Associate Geologist, Environmental Engineer or Environmental Scientist
  • Field activities include logging soil borings; installing groundwater monitoring wells; collecting soil, and groundwater, surface water and sediment sampling
  • Field activities may also include oversight of remediation subcontractors during remediation activities including excavations, pilot studies and remediation system installation
  • Office activities include analysis and interpretation of hydrogeologic data, soil and water analytical results, and preparation of reports
  • Will prepare tables and figures using analytical data and topographic/site maps
  • Will perform statistical analysis of data and work with Excel spreadsheets
  • Research scientific literature and regulatory requirements, prepare permit applications and regulatory compliance reports (such as Discharge Monitoring Reports)
  • Follow company safety standards, prepare site-specific Health and Safety Plans and Job Hazard Analyses
  • Project coordination assisting Project Manager with project financial management, scheduling and communications
  • Our professionals work on many projects at one time and must have the ability to multi-task
  • Maintaining successful client relations is a must

Skills / Qualifications

Required

  • BS in Geology, Engineering or Environmental Science
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 0 – 3+ years of field experience (soil borings, well installations, multi-media sampling)
  • Experience in permitting, compliance and application of environmental regulations to project work
  • Good data management and general organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills for database work and proficiency in MS Office
  • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Preferred

  • Experience logging soil borings and setting monitoring wells
  • Basic understanding of telemetry systems
  • OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER trained

Physical Requirements

  • Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions
  • Field activities may require working in specialized protective equipment supplied by employer
  • Will lift equipment and carry laboratory samples which requires the ability to lift 40 pounds

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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