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Mid-Level Geologist / Hydrogeologist / Environmental Scientist

Traverse City, MI


Posted on July 30, 2018

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About Mid-Level Geologist / Hydrogeologist / Environmental Scientist

Wood Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Mid-Level Geologist or Hydrogeologist to join our team in Traverse City, MI.

Are you a Geologist or Hydrogeologist with 10 to 15 years environmental/consulting experience that enjoys technical challenges as well as client, agency and public interaction? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established environmental consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are seeking for a Mid-Level Geologist or Hydrogeologist to join our Traverse City, MI team and are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their careers. This position requires an individual with effective communication skills as significant client, agency, public and team interactions are expected.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages the development of work scope, schedule, and budget definition for proposals

  • Directs the execution of work, including subcontractor procurement

  • Assists the Project Manager and team in ensuring effective client and regulatory agency communication and relations

  • Prepare reports, work plans, health and safety plans, and quality control plans under the supervision of senior staff

  • Performs data quality assurance review of field and laboratory work product to determine whether data quality objectives have been met

  • Direct multi-media sampling, including soil, groundwater, vapor, indoor air, asbestos, and other regulated materials

  • Assists the Project Manager on technical assignments and management of specific elements of the project in the field as well as in the office (i.e., task management)

  • Evaluates compliance of subcontractor work against technical specifications and scopes of work

  • Demonstrates competency in a combination of areas including field supervision, technical knowledge and task management

  • Conducts moderately complex scientific assessment and analysis

  • Prepares or assists in preparing remedial investigation reports, remedial/corrective action plans, remedial designs, due diligence reports, and related documents; Includes work summaries, data summaries, data synthesis (e.g., conceptual site models), engineering calculations, summary tables, figures, engineering drawings and specifications, and report text

  • Assists Project Manager with cost and schedule control

  • Reviews payment applications, requests for information, change order requests and other subcontractor submittals

  • Demonstrates and maintains competency in a diverse set of local, state, and federal environmental regulations

  • Motivates, trains, and mentors subordinate staff assigned to his/her tasks or projects

  • The position may entail approximately 90% office work and 10% field work on a variety of projects, primarily for industrial and commercial clients

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science or related field. P.G, or CPG preferable (or willingness to attain license)

  • 10 – 15 years environmental consulting experience

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Proficient in Surfer or other contouring software

  • Some experience with analytical models (e.g., REMChlor, BIOChlor, etc.)

  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and organizational abilities

  • Willingness and ability to interact with regulatory agencies, stakeholders and clients and develop effective teamwork relationships

  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours as required

  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites primarily in Michigan and surrounding states in the Great Lakes area

  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40 hour training in accordance with 29CFR 1910.120

  • Must pass drug test, entrance physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2018-26473

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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Street: 41 Hughes Drive

Post End Date: 10/26/2018

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