Schnabel Engineering

Schnabel is a trusted partner in building the foundation for project success. We provide specialized expertise and design for geotechnical, tunnel, and dam engineering projects across the U.S. and worldwide. As an entrepreneurial, employee-owned company of over 300 diverse professionals, we have a passion for client service and tough technical challenges. An ENR Top 250 engineering firm, Schnabel serves both public and private sector clients.
Schnabel Engineering Columbia, SC, USA
Jul 29, 2019
Full time
Are you looking for interesting and meaningful work, a fun atmosphere, and opportunities to learn, grow, and excel? If so, then welcome to Schnabel! We approach problems with creativity and innovation. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in environmental, geotechnical and geostructural services, and dam and tunnel engineering.  Schnabel has high standards for quality, business ethics, and great concern for the communities in which we work.  Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous success and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions.  Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm with 330 employees in 19 offices throughout the United States. Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life and disability. Engagement in Schnabel’s wellness program offers incentives for employees to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and the firm rewards employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Job Description: The Columbia, SC office of Schnabel Engineering is seeking an entry-level Staff Scientist/Geologist to support our growing Environmental Services business.  The desired candidate must be a team player with the ability to handle multiple project assignments in a fast-paced working environment. Candidates must be detail-oriented and efficient, possess good oral and written communication, and have good organizational and time management skills. The candidate must also be willing to learn new skills as required and want to advance their career. Job Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities are related to environmental projects. Work on a variety of environmental projects ranging from investigations/assessments, remediation, regulatory compliance including permitting and planning, client due diligence (Phase I/II ESAs), and sample collection, packaging and shipping. Schedule, coordinate, perform and oversee fieldwork in conjunction with the project manager. Assist with data reduction, report writing and preparation. Required Skills/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in geology, environmental sciences, earth sciences or biology. A Master’s degree is preferred, but not required; training will be provided as needed. 2-3 years of relevant professional work experience. G.I.T. preferred, but not required. Current 40 hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification preferred; ability to obtain required. Annual medical screenings after employment. Proficiency in report preparation using presentation software such as Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Valid driver's license. Ability to drive a company vehicle and travel in state and out of state (sometimes for extended periods) for field work as dictated by project demands. Ability to lift a minimum of 35 pounds on a regular basis. Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions. Ability to work overtime during weekdays and occasionally weekends as needed. Other Requirements: Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record, and credit check. Ability to pass a pre-employment employment drug screening. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Remember to say you found this opportunity at