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Job Description

  We invite you to bring your Geology or Environmental Engineering background into play as you perform field investigations including air, soil, gas, and groundwater sampling under the direction of a registered Professional Geologist or Engineer.   To succeed in this role, you must have a BS or MS Degree in Geology (preferred) or Civil/Chemical/Environmental Engineering, and the ability and willingness to work as a responsible, independent team player in a consulting environment – including the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Are you our new Geologist/Engineering Consultant? Click the apply button to send your application!Inviting bright mindsDo you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an open, collaborative and empowering culture? We work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions strive to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its founding in 1945. Together, we lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies and people around the world.You will join our Environment and Health departmentAs our new Consultant you will be part of Emeryville’s ambitious, diverse, creative, and collaborative team. When you start with Ramboll, you’ll be joining a company that strives to make a difference – for our employees, clients and society. As you work on challenging projects, you will be given increasing responsibility – while also being able to rely on experienced managers and colleagues to offer support and a helping hand as you learn and develop in your role.Your key tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Implementing field investigations including air, soil gas, soil, and groundwater sampling programs under the direction of a registered Professional Geologist or Engineer.
  • Overseeing monitoring well installation, development, and sampling.
  • Data tabulation and analysis, including preparation of figures and charts.
  • Data evaluation to determine the extent and magnitude of contamination.
  • Preparation of permit applications and/or overseeing implementation of permit conditions.
  • Overseeing subcontractors with minimal supervision.
  • Preparation of draft sections of technical reports based on the results of field sampling activities.
  • Applying engineering design and evaluation skills to solve environmental problems.
  • Following corporate health and safety standards.

Your starting point for constant growthFrom the moment you join Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this role, we believe your starting point is:

  • BS or MS Degree in Geology (preferred) or Civil/Chemical/Environmental Engineering.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work as a responsible, independent team player in a consulting environment – including the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong time-management skills with ability to meet tight deadlines and budgets.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; especially Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • GIS, AutoCAD, and/or database (e.g., Access) skills.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States and possess a valid Driver’s License and reliable form of transportation. The successful candidate will need to provide evidence of a good driving record (MVR) and proof of personal insurance.

Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include:

  • Ability to drive and willingness to travel and/or perform field work out of the office approximately 75% of the time.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to perform the following actions while conducting fieldwork: stooping/kneeling/crouching, standing for long periods of time, pulling/pushing and lifting equipment and supplies, walking on uneven terrain.
  • Ability to work in outdoor environments and hot/arid conditions.
  • Ability and willingness to work in proximity to loud noises and hazards (i.e., proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, and exposure to chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, and gases). Worker may be required to wear a respirator. Proper training and protective equipment will be provided as necessary.

Welcome to our Environment & Health divisionRamboll develops innovative, scientifically sound solutions that help increase liveability by reducing pollution and restoring natural environments. One of the world’s leading environmental and health consultancies, our bright minds are trusted by clients to manage their most challenging environmental, health and social issues.Ramboll in Americas Ramboll has nearly 2,000 experts working across 50 offices in the Americas applying their passion to deliver innovative solutions within Environment & Health, Water, Energy and Planning & Urban Design. Founded in Denmark, Ramboll is a people company.  We invite you to contribute to a sustainable future working in an open, collaborative and empowering culture.How to applyApply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application!