Staff Geologist in US-MO-St. Louis, United States

at Wood.
Location US-MO-St. Louis, United States
Date Posted February 17, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent

Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is searching for a Geologist or Environmental Scientist to support environmental compliance, investigation and restoration projects in the St. Louis office to join our Capital Projects Group team in St. Louis, MO. We are looking for self-motivated candidates who are able to work as part of a dynamic project team; think clearly; has good technical writing skills; and is preferably familiar with investigative and sampling methods used commonly in Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) projects.    Key ResponsibilitiesUnder direct supervision of the project manager or senior staff, represent Wood and interact in a professional manner with Wood personnel, and client and subcontractor representatives while on assignmentsField activities may include, but not limited to, soil boring logging, groundwater monitoring well installations, collecting soil, groundwater, vapor, air, and sediment samples subcontractor oversight during assessment activities Office activities may include, but not limited to, analysis and interpretation of geologic/hydrogeologic data, soil and water analytical results and preparation of reportsPrepare tables and figures using analytical data and topographic/site mapsPerform analysis of data and work with Excel spreadsheetsWorking knowledge of Access and/or AutoCAD and/or GIS and gINT a plusPerform standard or routine calculationsFollow Wood/client safety standards, and prepare site-specific Health and Safety Plans/Job Hazard AnalysesCoordinate with subcontractors (such as analytical laboratories and drillers) while performing office assignments

Skills / Qualifications

B.S. in Geology or Environment ScienceMust be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills, but also be a team player 3+ years of solid field experience (soil borings, well installations, multi-media sampling)2+ years report preparation with good technical writing skillsKnowledge of/experience in application of RCRA/TACO environmental regulations is a plusExperience in application of environmental regulations to project workGood data management and general organizational skillsStrong computer skills for database work and proficiency in MS OfficeFlexible to work outside normal business hours as required40-hour HAZWOPER training completed with subsequent annual refreshersKnowledge of RCRA environmental requirements is a plusHands on knowledge of the use of field equipmentAbility to communicate clearly with project manager, senior staff and contractors regarding work assignmentsValid driver's licenseOperate pickup truck and/or other motor vehicle(s)Must pass drug screening, background check and physical examTravel to project sitesPhysical DemandsAbility to stoop, kneel, climb and lift up to 50 poundsUse hands to operate field equipmentWear a respirator as requiredWork at remote sites around construction equipment, drill rigs and environmental contaminationBe subject to periods of extreme heat/cold and other environmental conditions such as wind and humidity

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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