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Engineer / Geologist (Entry Level)

Engineer / Geologist (Entry Level)

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

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions’ Baton Rouge, LA office is in search of a Geologist or Engineer with 1 to 5 years of experience to provide assistance and/or lead field sampling programs (groundwater sampling, soil boring advancement, monitoring well installation, and sampling), prepare Site Assessments documents following the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Risk Evaluation/Corrective Action Program and support facility compliance and permitting efforts  


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinating field sampling events, including soil, surface water, and groundwater sampling events in various site settings.
  • Performing oversight of drilling operations including soil boring advancement and the installation of groundwater monitoring wells and/or piezometers
  • Preparing soil boring logs, monitoring well installation logs, and geologic cross sections
  • Assisting senior staff with the preparation of proposals and technical reports, including compiling analytical data and preparing potentiometric maps
  • Supporting various projects within Environmental Branch (e.g., Water and Waste Permitting, Phase I/Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and wetland delineations)
  • Daytime travel and overnight (up to a week or more) travel required, as needed
  • Overtime required, as needed
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license, work outdoors in various weather conditions and frequently lift up to 35 pounds

Skills / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s of Science degree in Geology or Engineering is required
  • Qualified to become licensed in the State of Louisiana (Geologist or Engineer-in-Training)
  • Current OSHA 40-Hr HAZWOPER training
  • Ability to apply analytical/scientific thinking to define and solve problems
  • Ability to execute field and office tasks and operate independently at times – specifically in field settings
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with management, staff, and clients
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Able to work as part of a team, under general supervision

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. 


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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