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Job Description

Staff Engineer/Geologist/Scientist

SUMMARY/COMPANY INFO

Haley & Aldrich is a 650+ person national engineering and environmental consulting firm with creative, technically strong staff who want to work in a collaborative environment to deliver exceptional value to our clients.  We look for professionals with a passion for solving even the most complex client problems.  This problem-solving ability and opportunity to be a change agent is a vital part of the culture, no matter what level or role a staff member holds.

The Energy & Mining Division at Haley & Aldrich is growing, and we are currently seeking a motivated and accomplished self-starter and proactive team player to serve as a Staff Engineer/Geologist/Scientist.  This position will have a large component of field work with travel to job sites in San Francisco and surrounding performing sampling & testing (monitoring contractor's geotechnical) soils and other related environmental-related activities during construction and conducting extensive field sampling procedures.  This position will report out of our Oakland, CA office.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will:

  • Perform site reconnaissance to observe existing conditions, assess site access for subsurface explorations, and identify important site features.   
  • Monitor subsurface exploration activities that include the use of test boring and geoprobe rigs and machine excavated test pits to gather soil and bedrock samples. 
  • Collect soil and groundwater samples in accordance with applicable ASTM standards and other industry standard guidelines.  Effectively utilize the USCS soil classification system.
  • Perform groundwater sampling.
  • Perform field tests on soil and rock.
  • Conduct construction monitoring of environmental remediation projects.
  • Prepare detailed notes and take photographs to document the procedures used and observations made during field work and/or construction monitoring.
  • Perform operation and maintenance activities on remediation and or monitoring equipment.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Adhere to Site Specific Health and Safety Plans prepared for each project site.  Participate in site safety briefings and audits by both contractors and Haley & Aldrich.
  • Coordinate scheduling with contractors and subcontractors.
  • Coordinate with internal Haley & Aldrich team members on a daily basis.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE – will train if entry-level

  • Bachelor degree in civil engineering, geology, and or environmental science (preferred)
  • 1-3 years of related field experience – ideally directing subcontractors
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic Microsoft Excel and Word capabilities
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation
  • Must be able to lift and transport 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Current OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training, 10-hour OSHA Construction training and/or Nuclear Gauge Certified
  • Ability to travel to job sites and on temporary assignments as needed
  • Must comply with the Guiding Principles and Code of Behavior articulated in our Company Charter
  • Must comply with company and client Health & Safety protocols

About Haley & Aldrich
Haley & Aldrich is a nation-wide community, richly connected by networks of extraordinary people who seek to make the world a better place. We believe in creating potential through our people. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can collaborate, fully engage, learn and put your expertise to work to handle important challenges, we want to talk with you!  We offer excellent career growth, highly competitive total compensation plans, and a solid benefits package that includes health, dental, vision; Short-Term/Long-Term Disability; 401K with match; tuition reimbursement; and long-term care.  Interested candidates should apply online at http://www.haleyaldrich.com/join-us/open-positions.

Haley & Aldrich is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, age, disability, veteran or any other legally protected status.