Staff Geologist in US-CA-Rancho Cordova, United States

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Location US-CA-Rancho Cordova, United States
Date Posted June 26, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. has an opening for a staff level Geologist in our Sacramento, CA office to provide environmental consulting services in support of public and private clientele. This position requires an individual with effective communication skills as significant client, agency, public, and team interactions are expected. Candidates should be self-motivated and able to work on projects with variable complexity with the desire and ability to mentor and build a strong support team. This position includes both office and field work on project sites in and out of California.Key ResponsibilitiesPerform field work: observations and data collection involving soil borings, test trench excavations, groundwater monitoring well installations; collecting soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediment samples; and documenting field activitiesField activities may include oversight of remediation subcontractors during remediation activitiesPerform standard or routine calculations, input data into and/or run standard or, in some cases advanced computer programs under supervisionRecognize and identify discrepancies in results obtained in such assignments and follow-up with senior personnel to resolve these situationsMay be responsible for preparing complete drafts of simple, non-complex technical reports under the supervision of Project and Senior ScientistsUnder supervision of the project manager or senior staff, represent Wood and interact in a professional manner with clients, regulators, and subcontractor representatives while on field assignmentsUnderstands and applies company, client, and site Health and Safety standards

Skills / Qualifications

BS in Geology, Hydrogeology, or Engineering Geology is required; MS preferredGIT preferred40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Certification required6 to 8 years environmental experience; experience in fieldwork desirableMust be a self-starter, team oriented, with excellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong computer skills and proficiency in MS OfficeStrong work ethic with flexibility to work outside normal business hours, as required; field activities may require working in unfavorable weather condition or hazardous materials and in hazardous conditionsMust pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record in accordance with the companys driving (Motor Vehicle Safety) policy

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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