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Mid Level Environmental Geologist/Hydrogeologist

Company name

Oakland, CA, United States

Employment Type

Gis, Sciences, Scientist, Environmental, Civil Engineering

Posted on
Apr 07, 2021

Valid Through
Jul 21, 2021


Overview / Responsibilities
Are you a geologist looking for a new opportunity with any of the following? 

Large, technically challenging, and interesting projects,
A collaborative and supportive environment,
An established environmental firm with a network of highly-skilled geologists, engineers, and scientists, and
An opportunity to build your career where you are valued and can choose your career path.  
You would be a member of a team providing environmental consulting services ranging from site investigations to remediation projects.

The key responsibilities of this position include the following:
Key Responsibilities:

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Mid-Level Environmental Geologist/Hydrogeologist with 4 to 11 years of experience in the environmental consulting field and a California Professional Geologist License. The ideal candidate is looking for new challenges and wants to work with teams on large and interesting projects.

Project/task manager for field projects, including coordinating permitting, subcontractors, field staff, and laboratories, or a technical lead in a specific field
Oversee staff performing field work (logging soil borings, overseeing groundwater monitoring well installations, and collecting soil, groundwater, surface water and sediment samples, as well as documenting field activities)
Perform occasional field work, including site visits, managing subcontractors, overseeing groundwater monitoring well installations, well and aquifer pumping tests, as well as documenting field activities.
Field projects may also include oversight of remediation subcontractors during remediation activities, such as pilot studies and routine operations and maintenance
Manage projects and ensure projects are performed safely, on time, and within budget
Interpret data and test results
Draft reports documenting investigation (or remediation) activities
Prepare scopes of work, schedules, and cost estimates
Ensure effective client and regulatory agency communication and relations
Follow company safety standards, site safety standards and provides all required permitting
Willingness to travel occasionally to project sites throughout California and the West Coast
Technical review and mentoring of junior staff
Maintain a positive attitude and be a team player

Skills / Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in Geology or other related technical field; Masters degree in Geology a plus

Licensed Professional Geologist in the State of California - required

12 years of experience, including soil logging, environmental sample collection, well installation, and subcontractor management
Strong Project Management skills in meeting scope, schedule, and budget
Strong business development skills in lead development, proposal writing, cost estimating and winning work
Experience collaborating with Bay Area and California regulatory agencies regarding environmental assessment and remediation of soil and groundwater
40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification
Computer proficiency (including Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Ability to prepare clear and concise technical reports
Demonstrated verbal communication and technical presentation skills
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with the ability/desire to lead tasks
Attention to detail
Willingness to occasionally work more than 8 hours per day when necessary for project success
Ability to read, interpret, and apply information on State and Federal technical guidance and regulations, and make compliance determinations
Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
Must have valid, current Driver\u2019s License (CA preferred) and must have access to vehicle to visit project sites


MS degree in Geology, Environmental or Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, or other related technical field
Licensed Certified Hydrogeologist (CHg) in California
Coursework or practical experience in sedimentation/stratigraphy, hydrogeology, and chemistry

Physical Demands:

Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions
Ability to stoop, kneel, climb, and lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to drive large pick-up truck
Ability to use hands to operate field equipment
Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function
Must complete employment physical demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required
Completion of annual or bi-annual employment physical, as required

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world\u2019s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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