• Staff Geologist

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    US-CA-Rancho Cordova
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. has an opening for a staff level Geologist in our Sacramento, CA office to provide environmental consulting services in support of public and private clientele. This position requires an individual with effective communication skills as significant client, agency, public, and team interactions are expected. Candidates should be self-motivated and able to work on projects with variable complexity with the desire and ability to mentor and build a strong support team. This position includes both office and field work on project sites in and out of California.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Perform field work: observations and data collection involving soil borings, test trench excavations, groundwater monitoring well installations; collecting soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediment samples; and documenting field activities
    • Field activities may include oversight of remediation subcontractors during remediation activities
    • Perform standard or routine calculations, input data into and/or run standard or, in some cases advanced computer programs under supervision
    • Recognize and identify discrepancies in results obtained in such assignments and follow-up with senior personnel to resolve these situations
    • May be responsible for preparing complete drafts of simple, non-complex technical reports under the supervision of Project and Senior Scientists
    • Under supervision of the project manager or senior staff, represent Wood and interact in a professional manner with clients, regulators, and subcontractor representatives while on field assignments
    • Understands and applies company, client, and site Health and Safety standards

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BS in Geology, Hydrogeology, or Engineering Geology is required; MS preferred
    • GIT / PG preferred
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Certification required
    • 0 to 8 years environmental experience; experience in fieldwork desirable
    • Must be a self-starter, team oriented, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office
    • Strong work ethic with flexibility to work outside normal business hours, as required; field activities may require working in unfavorable weather condition or hazardous materials and in hazardous conditions
    • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company’s driving (Motor Vehicle Safety) policy

    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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