Entry-level Geologist in Durango, United States

at LT Environmental, Inc
Location Durango, United States
Date Posted June 9, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


The Part-Time Temporary Entry-level Geologist will primarily be responsible for assisting in data collection for methane gas seep monitoring. Other duties may include but not be limited to the following tasks: Data compilation and analysis, QA/QC documentation and processes, equipment maintenance, conducting field work, and compiling draft reports for a wide range of multidisciplinary environmental projects, including site assessments, third-party construction oversight, health and safety oversight, groundwater and soil sampling, and SPCC inspections.
NOTE: This is an entry level, PART-TIME TEMPORARY position through October 2018 with potential to become regular.
Your Day-to-Day:
Assist with data collection for a multiple year study on methane gas seeps requiring the ability to hike several miles a day on off-trail steep and varied terrain.
Assist with planning, directing, and overseeing the successful and safe delivery of work scope, schedule, budgets, and client expectations for engineering and environmental projects.
Complete soil and groundwater sampling and SPCC inspections, including data collection, scheduling, and data processing with technical oversight from a project or senior engineer.
Plan, perform, and organize field data collection and review.
Ability to represent LTE in a positive manner in front of Clients and communicate effectively with clients about project activities.
Regular field work.
Overnight travel may be necessary.
Perform other duties as assigned.
What You Bring to the Team:
Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Engineering or related discipline and current OSHA HAZWOPER is preferred but not required
MUST have the ability to identify different rock formations and understand hydrogeologic processes.
Understanding of groundwater and soil sampling.
Experience with oil & gas operations is a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as organization and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to follow direction and work independently, as well as, in a team environment and a positive professional attitude.
Must be detail oriented with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities in order to ensure compliance with relevant state/federal regulations and client-specific requirements.
Technical writing skills, people skills, and time management skills.
Proficient with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to travel locally, work independently, and work outdoors year-round.
Have a valid driver’s license; motor vehicle record free of major infractions, and a commitment to safe operations.
Applicant must be able to pass a drug screen and baseline physical.
Must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs., walk around construction sites, climb ladders, slopes and berms, and cross uneven terrain, sometimes in extreme weather conditions.

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