Golder Associates Environmental Geologist/Scientist/Engineer Job in Columbus, Ohio

Environmental Geologist/Scientist/Engineer

Location: US-Columbus, OH

Job ID: 2017-13170

Area of Interest: EN - Contaminant Investigation and Remediation

Job Type: Full Time

# of Positions: 1

Education (Minimum): Bachelors Degree

Posted Date: 7/12/2017

Experience (Years): 1

SLP: J2WENVIRONMENT, J2WGRADVAC

Job Responsibilities:

Are you looking for a unique workplace that provides challenge, opportunity, and the ability to become an owner? If so, Golder Associates Inc. is seeking a junior Environmental Geologist/Scientist/Engineer to join our team in Columbus, OH.

As a global, employee-owned organization, Golder Associates is driven by our mission to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 160 offices worldwide, our 6,000+ employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

In this role you will assist ongoing environmental projects that involve field investigations, report preparation, and interaction with coworkers, clients, subcontractors, and regulators. Projects will include groundwater, surface water, and soil sampling; hazardous waste site characterization and remediation; environmental site assessments; and construction oversight. This position will require frequent travel and fieldwork. Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, committed to delivering the highest quality of work, thrives in a challenging workplace, and is enthusiastic about a career in environmental consulting.

Additional responsibilities will include the ability to:

  • Conduct subsurface investigations including: drilling oversight, soil classification, and monitoring well installation;

  • Sample groundwater, stormwater, and soil using industry standard techniques and procedures;

  • Operate and maintain field equipment including, but not limited to, water quality meters, PIDs, and pressure transducers;

  • Provide contractor oversight and ensure adherence to project work plans;

  • Assist hazardous waste characterization and management;

  • Represent Golder as the face of our company while on our clients’ sites;

  • Understand various regulatory environments and associated technical requirements;

  • Prepare analytical data;

  • Assist feasibility studies, environmental site assessments, contaminated site investigations, and written correspondence with client representatives;

  • Prepare state and federal level reports and other deliverables.

Job Requirements:

  • B.S. (minimum) in Geology, Environmental Science, similar earth science, or Environmental Engineering.

  • A minimum of 1 year of environmental project experience; recent graduates with relevant internship experience considered.

  • Work in a respirator (Level C) and be willing and able to lift at least 40 pounds.

Desirable Skills: The successful candidate should have:

  • The ability to think critically and work independently in the field;

  • Leadership ability with a positive attitude;

  • Strong and effective verbal and written communication skills;

  • Strong computer skills including Word and Excel. Specialized computer skills including database applications, and/or groundwater and contaminant modeling software desirable;

  • Ability to work in teams;

  • Time management skills including the ability to meet strict deadlines;

  • Experience with low-flow groundwater sampling, borehole logging, monitoring well installation, and use of field safety and water quality monitoring equipment is preferred;

  • Current 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training is preferred.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Additional Information:

Our Staff Benefit from:

  • An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates

  • Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth

  • Employee mentoring program

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

Golder Associates Statement:

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.