Entry Level Environmental Geologist

  • Wood.
  • Birmingham, AL, USA
  • Sep 14, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Geologist with 0 to 4 years of experience to join our Birmingham, Alabama Environmental Branch. The candidate will provide assistance with field sampling events (groundwater sampling, soil boring advancement, monitoring well installation, and asbestos sampling). 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Scheduling field sampling events
  • Conducting soil, surface water, and groundwater sampling events in various site settings
  • Performing oversight of drilling operations including soil boring advancement and the installation of groundwater monitoring wells and/or piezometers
  • Preparing soil boring logs, monitoring well installation logs, and cross sections
  • Assisting senior staff with the preparation of technical reports including compiling analytical data and preparing potentiometric maps
  • Supporting various projects within Environmental Branch (e.g., Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, asbestos sampling, and wetland delineations)
  • Daytime travel and overnight (up to a week or more) travel required, as needed
  • Overtime required, as needed
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license, work outdoors in various weather conditions and frequently lift up to 35 pounds

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology/Engineering/Environmental Science is required (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Ability to apply analytical/scientific thinking to define and solve problems
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with management, staff, and clients
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with a willingness to follow detailed instructions and learn new skills
  • Ability to execute field and office tasks and operate independently at times – specifically in field setting
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions and frequently lift up to 35 pounds
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Ability to travel daytime and overnight (up to a week or more), as needed
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

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