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Golder Associates Senior Project Environmental Scientist in ATLANTA, Georgia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior Project Environmental Scientist to join our team in a Full-Time position at our Atlanta, GA office.

Your primary responsibilities may include:

  • Performing field-based tasks such as multi-media sampling; soil boring and monitoring well installations; lithologic logging; and aquifer testing;

  • Collecting and managing field and analytical data from investigations. Interpreting hydrogeological information and developing conceptual site models (CSMs) for assessment and remediation projects;

  • Writing technical reports and proposals;

  • Coordinating with contractors (e.g., drillers and analytical laboratories) to support project-specific objectives;

  • Communicating with Project Managers, team members and clients;

  • Managing projects profitably, to meet company performance benchmarks;

  • Mentoring junior staff and overseeing preparation of their reports and calculations .


  • BS in Geology, Environmental Science, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience.

  • Professional Geologist designation, or ability to obtain registration, in the relevant jurisdiction(s).

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities.

  • Ability to perform field-based tasks.

  • Availability for overnight travel.

  • Strong technical and communication skills.


  • MS in Geology, Environmental Science, or a related field.

  • Experience with implementation of assessment, investigation, remediation and monitoring tasks related to environmental projects.

  • Demonstrated experience in numerical modeling (e.g., EVS, MODFLOW, etc.)

  • Experience in environmental consulting.

  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER training.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages.

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder.

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result.

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment.

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects.

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 7,000 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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Title: Senior Project Environmental Scientist

Location: GA-ATLANTA

Requisition ID: 19002362