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Staff Geologist - P3

Batavia, IL 60510

Posted: 09/12/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 572266 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client, an industry leader with a reputation for excellence in providing environmental consulting, engineering, compliance, and technical field services to clients in diverse market sectors, seeks a Staff Geologist or Environmental Scientist to support fieldwork and environmental remediation project activities in New Hudson, MI and the Great Lakes region. 
Position Expectations:
  • Responsible for most aspects of case management.
  • Prepares technically accurate, complete and concise work plans based on evaluation of site data needs.
  • Performs or manages the implementation of project work plans including staff briefing, scheduling, subcontractor coordination, and sample collection.
  • Evaluates, analyzes and interprets technical data relative to project-specific goals, creates and interprets accurate data display graphs and figures, completes basic fate and transport analysis, and identifies data gaps and data needs leading to development of a Conceptual Site Model.
  • Has experience and is competent to independently oversee drilling and well installation activities with direct push (geoprobe) or similar equipment; experience with hollow stem auger and other drilling methodology a plus.
  • Is familiar with and has experience collecting field data including soil, sediment, groundwater, and soil vapor samples.
  • Has experience with and can oversee remedial excavations as well as perform Phase I site walk investigations.
  • Works with and mentors junior staff to ensure all resources are in place for proper fieldwork and reporting execution.
  • With project manager oversight, develops and manages budgets, evaluates budget vs. plan and analyzes cost control efficiencies.
  • Communicates with clients, third party and regulatory agents regarding project status, schedules and compliance issues.  
  • Ensures adherence to client and corporate contract specifications in all activities including Health, Safety, Security, and Environment.
Skills & Requirements
  • Must be agreeable to regular travel, including overnight travel, in the Great Lakes Region (PA, OH, MI, IL and MN).
  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in Geology, Environmental Science or related discipline.
  • 3-7+ years of related experience. Experience must include hands on field and office based in environmental consulting field. Case management experience on retail petroleum and/or industrial projects preferred.
  • Must possess excellent communication and technical writing skills and be able to independently prepare a complete deliverable report with a focus on QA/QC.
  • Must have working knowledge of MI environmental regulations. Working knowledge of OH and IN regulations and procedures is a plus.  
  • Experience associated with environmental permitting that includes natural resources inventory, wetland delineations, species assessments, environmental sampling (chemical and biological), or vapor intrusion is a plus.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe, geologic logging/cross section programs required.

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