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Golder Associates Project Geologist in Richmond, Virginia

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 Geologist to join our Richmond VA office.

An overview of your role will include :

The employee will manage environmental projects that involve field studies, report preparation, budget management, and interaction with coworkers, clients, subcontractors, and regulators. 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. Position requires travel and fieldwork. The successful candidate should enjoy identifying new business opportunities and building successful client relationships. Additional position responsibilities will include the ability to:

  • 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;

  • Prepare proposals (scope, schedule, and budget);

  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects through all phases of development;

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

You will have a background and experience in :

Requires B.S. (minimum) in Geology, Environmental Science, similar earth science. Minimum 10 years of environmental project experience, including project management, proposal writing, client contact, and regulatory interaction.

The successful candidate should have :

  • Strong technical knowledge 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 communication skills.

Desirable Skills:

  • Candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and be able to function effectively as a team member. Experience with solid waste projects is a plus.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • 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

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

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 40 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: Project Geologist

Location: VA-Richmond

Requisition ID: 20000085