• Title
    Entry Level Geologist / Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Geologist or Engineer to join our team in Knoxville. This individual will be approximately 30% in the office and 70% in the field on commercial/industrial, federal, clean energy, and transportation sites.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Will work under the supervision of a Senior or Associate Geologist or Engineer
    • Field activities include soil borings, groundwater monitoring well installations, collecting soil, groundwater, surface water and sediment samples as well as documenting field activities
    • Field activities may also include oversight of remediation subcontractors during remediation activities including excavations, pilot studies and remediation system installation
    • Office activities may 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
    • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, GIS, or gINT is a plus
    • 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
    • Contact and coordinate with subcontractors and set up POs through internal purchasing system
    • 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
    • Travel to project sites throughout the United States
    • Overnight travel to other states will be required as needed, for up to two weeks at a time

    Skills / Qualifications


    • BS in Geology or Engineering
    • Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good data management and general organizational skills
    • Good computer skills for database work and proficiency in MS Office
    • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required
    • Willingness to travel to project sites across the nation as needed
    • Approximately 70% overnight travel, longer travel up to two weeks at a time
    • 40-hour HAZWOPER training completed with subsequent annual refreshers
    • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


    • MS preferred
    • 1 to 3+ years of solid field experience (soil borings, well installations, multi-media sampling
    • 40-hour HAZWOPER training completed with subsequent annual refreshers

    Physical Requirements

    • Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions
    • Field activities may require working in specialized protective equipment supplied by employer; Candidate must be physically capable of performing tasks in such equipment

    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 around $10 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, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear 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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