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Golder Associates Environmental Scientist in Houston, Texas

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 an Environmental Scientist to join our environmental team in a full-time position at our Houston, Texas office. In this role you will participate in managing office and field-based tasks, performing investigations and preparing technical reports. The position will entail working with mid and upper-level managers to complete engaging projects.

Responsibilities of the role will 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;

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

  • Communicating efficiently with Project Managers, team members and clients.


  • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Environmental Science, or a related field.

  • Ability to perform field-based tasks.

  • Willingness to travel (including overnight travel) and work in remote areas as dictated by project demands.

  • Acute attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies.

  • An aptitude for using and understanding computer applications.

  • Strong technical and communication skills.

  • Works well within a team.


  • Master’s in Geology, Environmental Science, or a related field.

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

  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER training.

* Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated *

Additional Requirements:

  • Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, or be granted an exemption based on a disability or sincerely held religious belief. If you cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability or a sincerely-held religious belief, you may submit an accommodation request ( to Golder’s, Member of WSP, Equal Opportunity Employment Office. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here - .

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our 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 & 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 age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Title: Environmental Scientist

Location: TX-Houston

Requisition ID: 21002971