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Entry-Level Hydrogeologist or Geologist

Company: Geosyntec Consultants
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Job Description:

Looking for a place to start your career? A place where you can work with industry recognized professionals who are solving tough environmental problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! As an entry-level hydrogeologist or remediation engineer in Knoxville, Tennessee working in our contaminated site assessment & remediation practice, you will have the opportunity to apply your academic knowledge to real-world situations while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the entry-level hydrogeologist or geologist position include:

* Fieldwork including multi-media environmental sampling; drilling oversight; contractor oversight; and remediation system operations, maintenance, and construction;

* Chemical data and contaminant fate & transport evaluation;

* Groundwater and soil remedy evaluation, cost estimation, design support, and implementation;

* Aquifer testing and hydrogeologic data analyses;

* Environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance services, and permitting;

* Data analysis, including preparing maps and figures using GIS/Environmental Visualization Software (EVS) applications, and database management; and

* Technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals.

You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec's culture, as you kick start your career. Here are some other things you should know about a typical entry-level hydrogeologist or remediation engineer position with Geosyntec:

* Training: This position requires 40-hour OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.

* Fieldwork: Up to 50%

* Overnight travel: Up to 25%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor's degree in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or geology. (required)

* Advanced degree (Masters or Ph.D.) in engineering (civil, chemical, or environmental preferred) or earth science (geology, hydrogeology, or geochemistry). (preferred)

* An academic track record entailing research in contaminated media or water resources. (preferred)

* Up to three years of related internship or full-time experience in a consulting environment. (preferred)

* Engineer in Training (EIT) certification. (preferred for engineering candidates)

* Experience with ArcView, Microsoft Access, Modflow, and/or EVS. (preferred)

* Excellent technical writing skills for environmental consulting applications. (required)

* Valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. (required)

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT GEOSYNTEC?

Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

WHY CHOOSE GEOSYNTEC?

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/employee-benefits.

REQ NO: ENTRY01900

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information..

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