Geologist in US-AL-Mobile, United States

at Wood.
Location US-AL-Mobile, United States
Date Posted July 19, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Our Mobile, Alabama Environmental Branch is in search of a Geologist with 0 to 2 years of environmental consulting experience to assist with field sampling events (groundwater sampling, soil boring advancement, and monitoring well installation).  The employee will develop an understanding of approaches, methods, and regulatory requirements at environmentally impacted sites under federal and/or state specific regulatory programs. The employee will be expected to travel to field sites primarily in southeast.  Travel throughout the southeast will provide the applicant a broad range of experience in implementing environmental assessments in a variety of geological settings.  The applicant will also assist with compiling environmental data, preparing soil boring logs, and assisting with report preparation for submittal to clients and regulatory agencies.Key ResponsibilitiesScheduling field sampling eventsConducting soil, surface water, sediment, soil gas, air and groundwater sampling events in various site settingsPerforming oversight of drilling operations including soil boring advancement and the installation of groundwater monitoring wells and/or piezometersPreparing soil boring logs, monitoring well installation logs, and cross sectionsAssisting senior staff with the preparation of technical reports including compiling analytical data, preparing potentiometric maps, developing data summaries, and writing report textDaytime travel and overnight (up to a week or more) travel required, as neededOvertime required, as neededHave and maintain a valid driver's license, work outdoors in various weather conditions and frequently lift up to 35 pounds

Skills / Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Geology is required (Master's degree preferred)Qualified to become a Geologist-in-Training (GIT) in the State of Alabama (completion of ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology Exam preferred)Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with management, staff, and clientsAbility to work well in a team environment with a willingness to follow detailed instructions and learn new skillsAbility to apply analytical/scientific thinking to define and solve problemsAbility to execute field and office tasks and operate independently at times - specifically in field settingProficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Company Overview

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.

Diversity Statement

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.

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