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Golder Associates Project Geologist in Mount Laurel, New Jersey

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 is seeking a Project Geologist to work in our Mt. Laurel , New Jersey office. From this location, our team provides services to US and international clients in the manufacturing, infrastructure, and other sectors. This position offers an opportunity to join a fast-paced team who provides solutions to challenges on environmental site remediation projects.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, require little supervision, and be capable of integrating and managing project teams. Typical projects are focused on remedial investigation, design, and action under varying regulatory programs (state and USEPA led) and include project management, preparation and implementation of work plans, data interpretation, and detailed reporting. Preferably, the candidate will have a strong working knowledge of New Jersey regulations and guidance. This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-level professional looking to advance his or her career with a leading global consulting company.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Perform day-to-day management of environmental site investigations and remediation projects including sampling programs for groundwater, soil, and surface water

  • Develop scopes of work and execute projects consistent with NJDEP regulations and guidance or with other state/federal requirements

  • Coordinate and provide as-needed field oversight of Golder field teams and subcontractors

  • Perform work consistent with internal and external technical standards

  • Author technical reports with senior guidance and review

  • Appropriately delegate project assignments to project teams and mentor junior staff

  • Provide project updates on scope/budget schedule to senior staff and client in collaboration with the project team

  • Support practice leaders, account leads, and other senior personnel on project execution and account maintenance

  • Participate in the continued growth and development of the consulting practice in the Northeast US and beyond

  • Safely perform work in the office and field; fieldwork may occur in all seasonal weather conditions, using equipment and operating vehicles on behalf of the company

  • Travel as required for project and business development needs


  • Bachelor of Science degree in geology, hydrogeology, or other science field

  • Minimum of five years relevant work experience

  • Computer skills and experience with industry standard commercial computer software including Microsoft Office

  • Excellent verbal with strong writing and organizational skills, a positive attitude, and ability to work both independently and within groups

  • Understanding the importance of health & safety as a top priority and an enthusiasm to participate in Golder’s associated programs


  • Master’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, or other science related field

  • Professional license (e.g., PG, LSRP)

  • Strong technical skills in scoping environmental investigations, and with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting environmental data

  • Experience with project management tasks and tools including preparation of work plans; budget tracking/reporting; and project schedule tracking

  • Experience with subcontractor agreements, coordination, and oversight

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER and 8-hour refresher (as applicable) are required for site work

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

Additional Requirement:

  • 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 the Golder, A Member of WSP, Equal Employment Opportunity 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

  • 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: Project Geologist

Location: NJ-Mount Laurel

Requisition ID: 21002637