• Entry-Level Environmental Scientist / Geologist

    Requisition ID
    2019-38858
    Work Location
    US-FL-Tallahassee
    Department / Discipline
    Scientists
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
     
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking an entry level Technical Professional with a scientific background to support our growing environmental assessment and remediation practice in the North Florida Region.  Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is a multi-disciplined engineering, environmental, and construction services consulting firm comprised of approximately 60,000 employees located in every corner of the globe.  Our North Florida region has nearly 200 employees with offices in Tallahassee, Gainesville, Pensacola and Jacksonville. This position will be staffed in the Tallahassee office.

     

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • This position will support the project geologist, environmental scientist or engineer on a variety of assessment and remediation field tasks
    • Installing and logging soil borings, collection of soil, groundwater, vapor, sediment and surface water samples, and assisting with the completion of aquifer testing
    • Operation of construction equipment for installation of soil and groundwater remediation systems and excavation of contaminated soil
    • Troubleshooting and maintaining of remediation equipment for compliance with performance specifications and collection of data from soil and groundwater remediation systems
    • Perform other field related activities as assigned by the Project Manager
    • Approximately 55% overnight travel

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BS or A.S. degree in geology, environmental science, or environmental technology preferred
    • H.S. Diploma or equivalent may satisfy our need depending on the experience and background of the candidate
    • 1 - 4 years of environmental experience, with knowledge of FDEP Petroleum Restoration Program (PRP) Standard Operating procedures (SOPs) a plus
    • Ability to write and prepare sections of reports or entire technical reports is a plus
    • Frequent travel is expected with ability to properly maintain project field documentation and communicate in field with Project Manager
    • Able to work as part of a team as well as independently, under minimal supervision
    • Ensure compliance with strict safety guidelines
    • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required; May include weekend work
    • Must pass drug test, physical and background check and possess a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
    • OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour certification preferred
    • Will be routinely lifting equipment, installing soil borings with hand augers, and carrying laboratory sample coolers;  It is anticipated that this equipment/materials may weigh up to 100 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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