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Job Description

GZA is seeking a Geologist to join our team in the Central New Jersey office for the technical execution of a large variety of building, energy, and other infrastructure projects for both public and private entities.

Typical Duties May Include:

Performing outdoor, all-season, on-site geotechnical and geological investigation work as well as geotechnical related construction monitoring field tasks such as fill construction, foundation installation observation and testing

Conducting subsurface geotechnical and geologic investigations in connection with building, infrastructure and other development projects

Performing field geologic explorations including soils and bedrock mapping

Performing field permeability testing and evaluations for infiltration facilities

Writing drafts of field reports and geotechnical and geologic reports

Providing geotechnical monitoring and using instrumentation to record vibrations, settlements, slope movements, water levels, and other critical geotechnical engineering data

Reducing and summarizing geohydrologic and geotechnical data and preparing plans for inclusion in interpretive reports for clients

Documenting and preparing internal reports on the geotechnical and geologic aspects of construction projects

Performing geotechnical computer modeling of slope stability, groundwater dewatering predictions, groundwater flow


Bachelor’s Degree in Geology required; Master’s Degree is a plus

0-3 years of relevant experience

Highly motivated self-starter with a professional attitude

Strong written and verbal communication, problem solving and organizational skills are essential

Ability to perform field tasks and activities as required by the project

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Ability to travel at local and regional levels

40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and environmental investigation experience is a plus

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.