Golder Associates Senior Geologist/Hydrogeologist Job in Richmond, Virginia

Senior Geologist/Hydrogeologist

Location: US-Richmond, VA

Job ID: 2017-12912

Area of Interest: EN - Engineering Geology and Geology

Job Type: Full Time

# of Positions: 1

Education (Minimum): Bachelors Degree

Posted Date: 4/14/2017

Experience (Years): 10


Job Responsibilities:

Golder Associates is currently seeking a Geologist/Hydrogeologist to join our team in Richmond, VA. In this role you will manage environmental projects that involve field studies, report preparation, budget management, regulatory compliance, and interaction with coworkers, clients, subcontractors, and regulators. Some of the exciting projects will include groundwater, surface water, soil, and air sampling; environmental site assessments; regulatory permitting; subsurface site characterizations involving drilling, soil classification, and bedrock mapping; and hazardous waste site characterization and remediation. These projects are located throughout the region, so this position requires occasional travel and fieldwork.

Duties include:

  • Understand various regulatory environments and associated technical requirements;

  • Identify, develop, and manage the delivery of solutions to our clients;

  • Supervise, coordinate, and review/evaluate activities carried out by junior engineers and scientists, including health and safety activities;

  • Identify business opportunities and prepare proposals (scope, schedule, and budget);

  • Manage projects, including contractual compliance and risk management;

  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects through all phases of development, including primary client contact;

  • Provide technical reviews of project deliverables;

  • Assist with junior staff mentoring, and team planning and development.

Job Requirements:

If you enjoy identifying new business opportunities, building successful client relationships, and mentoring junior staff, and meet the requirements below, we encourage you to apply.

  • A B.S. (minimum) in geology, environmental science, or similar earth science is required.

  • Professional certification preferred.

  • A minimum of 10 years of environmental project experience, including project management, proposal writing, client contact, and regulatory interaction is required.

  • Strong technical knowledge and experience, and the passion and desire to excel;

  • The ability to accumulate and share technical knowledge across a broad spectrum audience of both technical and non-technical persons;

  • Team management skills, including the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders; and

  • Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

At Golder Associates, we strive to be the most respected global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational stability. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of our clients’ needs and of the specific environments in which they operate. Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we employ and our technical capabilities. We now employ over 6,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

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.