Golder Associates Environmental Engineer Job in Sunnyvale, California

Environmental Engineer

Location: US-CA-Sunnyvale

Job ID: 2017-13314

Area of Interest: EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics

Job Type: Full Time

# of Positions: 1

Education (Minimum): Bachelors Degree

Posted Date: 9/13/2017

Experience (Years): 0

SLP: J2WENVIRONMENT, J2WGEOTECH

Job Responsibilities:

Founded in Canada in 1960, Golder Associates is a respected, employee-owned, global company providing consulting, design, and construction services in earth, environment, and related areas of energy. Our clients span the world's major economic drivers: oil and gas, mining, manufacturing, power, transportation, water resources, and more. Our 7,000 people deliver deep technical understanding, cross-disciplinary thinking and a passion to help our clients succeed.

The Golder U.S. team (Golder Associates Inc.) is consistently voted a top consulting firm to work for and operates out of more than 40 offices across the country from Anchorage, Alaska to Tampa, Florida. Since the first office opened in 1968, we have built a reputation for providing innovative, quality solutions. From our initial strength in geotechnical engineering, our services expanded to meet the increasing range of client needs, including environmental compliance and remediation.

Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking an Entry Level Engineer (Environmental focus) for the Sunnyvale, CA office. This individual will provide support on civil, environmental and geotechnical projects. Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform field assignments such as groundwater and/or soil sampling, surface water sampling, drilling and subsurface explorations, operation and maintenance activities for remediation systems and water treatment systems, groundwater well installation, and Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments.

  • Construction oversight and construction quality assurance field work, testing and documentation.

  • Support the Engineering and Geosciences Groups in the performance of technical assignments related to environmental engineering;

  • Prepare technical reports, including documentation of field investigative procedures, data management and interpretations, and development of graphical and tabular presentation of data;

Job Requirements:

Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, and have a strong desire to learn and be a part of a team. Other requirements include:

  • A BS in Environmental Engineering or Civil Engineering with an environmental emphasis will also be considered.

  • The successful candidate must also have a positive attitude, good verbal communication and writing skills, able to work well in teams/groups;

  • Willingness to travel approximately 50% for field assignments;

  • Local candidates will receive primary consideration.

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis.

  • Must have a clean driving record and valid driver’s license; be able to drive a company vehicle .

  • Candidate must pass medical screening, drug screening, and a background check.

Preferred skills:

  • OSHA 40 hour training;

  • General knowledge of State of CA regulatory statutes

  • Experience with water quality data collection and interpretation;

  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite and ArcGIS

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.