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Job Description

Junior to Mid-level Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist

Requisition ID 

2018-22661

Work Location 

US-GA-Atlanta

Department / Discipline 

Environmental

Additional Work Location 

..

Position Type 

Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has an immediate need for a Junior to Mid-level Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist. The position will support the Remediation Project Managers.  The candidate should be eager to learn and be able to follow specific instructions to execute field tasks safely, accurately and timely.

 

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work on a variety of site investigation / remediation / demolition projects at industrial / commercial sites and / or government installations and conduct site assessment for real estate transactions. Duties will include performing routine, well-defined field and office assignments (technical and non-technical) including planning, conducting, and reporting on field investigations and remediation. Work may be conducted under a variety of regulatory programs (CERCLA, RCRA, UST, Brownfields) primarily in southeastern US. Will receive detailed instructions on work objectives, complex features and possible solutions and will receive close supervision and review of work. With experience, may be assigned tasks with minimal supervision. Specific work tasks are expected to include:

  • Field exploration, inspection, data collection analysis, and interpretation

  • Prepare maps, charts, boring logs, cross-sections depicting subsurface conditions

  • Run simple computer programs

  • Perform field testing using equipment and instrumentation

  • Prepare field reports, internal correspondence, sections of final reports

  • Oversee subcontractors and / or other company employees in the field

  • Prepare health and safety plans / job hazard analyses and follow company / site safety standards

  • Contact vendors; research literature and regulatory requirements

  • Conduct scientific calculations

Skills / Qualifications

Required

  • B.S. in Engineering, Geology, and / or applicable science

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong commitment to safety

  • Basic familiarity with MS Office computer software

  • Ability to conduct basic geological field procedures and techniques

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and maintain flexibility while meeting strict deadlines

  • Valid Georgia driver's license

  • A physical exam is required to obtain medical clearance to work on hazardous waste sites

  • Flexibility to travel and work outside normal business hours as required

Preferred

  • OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER Training

  • Experience conducting Phase I / II environmental site assessments in accordance with ASTM standards

  • Experience and understanding of various remediation techniques

Physical Demands

  • Physically fit and able to travel to work in the field in potentially difficult terrain and under a variety of weather conditions (cold, heat, wind, rain) as required to accomplish project execution. Able to occasionally lift over 50 pounds and able to wear respirator, if required, to mitigate dust or fumes