• Title
    Marine Scientist / Geologist
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    US-CA-San Diego
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Marine Scientist/Geologist to join our team in San Diego, CA.


    The ideal candidate will be team-oriented as well as self-directed and have recent experience participating in aquatic sciences-related projects in California. Experience working as part of field teams, and being knowledgeable in the collection of field data, particularly related to sediment collection and/or geotechnical sampling as well as the use of water quality collection instruments, and experience with scientific diving and boat operation is desirable. Strong field, writing, and data QA/QC skills are required. 


    This position requires the candidate to have familiarity with Sediment Characterization Studies; the Clean Water Act Sections 401 and 404; NPDES programs; the Porter-Cologne Act; the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act; the Coastal Zone Management Act; and other applicable local, state, and federal regulations and guidance.


    Key Responsibilities 


    • Participating in field collection teams with senior scientists and other staff level scientists
    • Collecting sediment and water samples
    • Participating in dive surveys (when necessary)
    • Operating field collection equipment and boats (e.g. sediment and water samplers, water quality instruments)
    • Geology and/or geotechnical field experience
    • Recording field measurements and preparing field reports
    • Managing and analyzing field collected data
    • Analyzing laboratory chemistry results
    • Preparing report text and maps, data tables, and conducting statistical analyses of field collected and laboratory data
    • Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) related to data and report review
    • Technical and scientific writing
    • Participating in regional scientific organizations

    Skills / Qualifications

    • 1-5 years of experience, BS or MS in Aquatic Sciences, Geology or Geotechnical Studies, Marine Biology, Toxicology, Chemistry, Ecology, or Watershed Management
    • Familiarity with Southern California Aquatic Environments


    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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