Geologist in Richmond, United States

at Golder Associates
Location Richmond, United States
Date Posted December 6, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


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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 currently seeking a Geologist to join our team of professionals in Richmond, VA. In this role, you will have opportunities to use your knowledge of geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, physics, etc. to provide world-class consulting services to a variety of clients.

Your primary responsibilities will include:
Performing field work, data collection, data interpretation and evaluation;
Perform office-based data review and geologic field reconnaissance and mapping for the identification of geologic hazards;
Perform subsurface field geologic exploration tasks including drilling and test pit explorations;
Perform various media sampling (groundwater, surface water, soil, air, etc.);
Perform Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments consistent with ASTM standards; and
Perform data compilation, report writing and other related duties to support a project team.

BS in Geology or Hydrogeology required; MS preferred;
The candidate must be detail-oriented, and a team player with good communication, analytical, organization, and time management skills;
Experience performing soil classifications is required;
Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills are required, along with willingness to work as part of a group;
Ability to operate and maintain field testing and monitoring equipment;
Exhibit strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite; experience with other data analysis and database tools is a plus;
Performance of work in inclement weather conditions following OSHA requirements;
Ability to lift and transport a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis during the course of work;
Must have a clean driving record and valid driver’s license, be able to drive a company vehicle, willingness and exhibit a willingness to travel for field work as dictated by project demands which could be upwards of 50% of the time and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs; and
Completed 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training and current, valid refresher course.

**Interested applicants are asked to include a cover letter. To demonstrate your attention to detail, please include the phrase “Making a Difference” in the regarding line of your resume cover letter.**

Your benefits at Golder will include:
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

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 6,500 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.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.

Primary Location US-VA-Richmond
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Regular
Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time
Job Posting Dec 6, 2018, 10:27:45 AM

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