• Title
    Environmental Geologist / Hydrogeologist
    Requisition ID
    2018-32716
    Work Location
    US-AZ-Phoenix
    Department / Discipline
    Environmental
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has an opportunity for an Environmental Geologist or Hydrogeologist to work on a full time basis on our Phoenix, AZ team.  Some overtime hours and occasional weekend and nighttime work may be required depending on the job. Must be highly motivated and a positive team player.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Initially, this position will be approximately 90% field work and 10% office work on a variety of projects including industrial, state and federal sites, although could transition to more office work for the right candidate depending on their demonstrated skill sets
    • Field activities include logging soil borings, oversight of groundwater monitoring well installations and collecting soil, groundwater, soil vapor, air, surface water and sediment samples as well as documenting field activities
    • Office activities include analysis and interpretation of analytical results and the preparation of summary reports, under the supervision of a Senior or Principal Geologist or Hydrogeologist
    • Will travel to project sites in Arizona and surrounding states - Approximately 25% overnight travel
    • Will be routinely lifting equipment and carrying coolers of laboratory samples - It is anticipated that these materials can weigh up to 40 pounds

    Skills / Qualifications

    Basic/Required Qualifications:

    • BS in Geology, Earth Sciences, or related technical field
    • 0 to 3 years + relevant experience
    • Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer skills for database work and proficiency in MS Office
    • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required - May include weekend and nighttime work
    • Willingness to travel to project sites Arizona and surrounding states - Approximately 25% overnight travel
    • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • OSHA HAZWOPER 40 hour certification
    • First Aid & CPR certifications
    • Experience with logging soils from drill cutting in Arizona using the Unified Soil Classification System (USCS)
    • Experience with a variety of borehole drilling methods, including direct push, rotary, sonic, air rotary casing hammer (ARCH), auger, flooded reverse circulation, mud rotary, air rotary, and dual tube rotary (casing advancement)
    • Experience setting up, executing, and analyzing aquifer test data from step-rate and constant-rate aquifer tests
    • Experience with water well and/or injection well drilling, testing and installation projects
    • Experienced with a variety of groundwater sampling methods, including but not limited to low flow (micro-purge), passive diffusion bags (PDBs), standard 3-well volume purge, bailers and HydraSleeves

    Physical Demands:

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

    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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