Junior Geologist / Environmental Scientist

  • Stantec
  • Rochester, New York, USA
  • Aug 14, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description

Your Opportunity

The role of the Geologist is to perform environmental assessments, hydrogeological studies, subsurface investigations, remediation, and monitoring projects; sampling of soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater; oversight of subcontractors; production of maps; data interpretation/evaluation and deliverable preparation.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the implementation and management of brownfield and/or property redevelopment projects

  • Preparing project deliverables including Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, work plans, sampling and analysis plans, site investigation reports and remedial action planning documents, in whole or in part, depending on the size and complexity of the document

  • Participate in proposal preparation (work scope, task-level budgeting, cost estimates), gather or review information, or prepare standard sections of proposals

  • Develop tables and figures using analytical data and topographic/site maps

  • Responsible for coordinating with subcontractors (such as analytical laboratories, private locators, and drillers) while performing office assignments

  • Field work is required, including Phase I ESA site visits, ground water sampling, environmental drilling, and windshield surveys

  • Experience with construction oversight, remediation system operation and maintenance activities a plus, but not required

  • Demonstrates sound application of established practices, standards and guidelines

  • Responsible for specific objectives and the achievement of significant results

  • Applies technical and business knowledge and methods to develop creative, effective, and economical solutions to address current and potential project issues

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficient in policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training, leads by example, and applies these policies and procedures as appropriate to their work

  • Solid skills in technical writing

  • Observing and developing skills in communications and technical information exchange with clients, engineers and scientists, government regulators and agencies, and academia, as well as non-technical communication to the public

  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license required

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Geology or Geoscience, or related field.

Minimum 0-3 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Majority of time spent in office environment with prolonged sitting and computer work, or combination of office and field.

Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Consulting