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Wood has a career opportunity for an Entry Level Environmental Geologist with our Houston, TX office. Are you an Environmental Geologist with 1 to 5 + years of experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a global engineering consulting firm that values its employee s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.

Key Responsibilities

  • The position is approximately 75% field work and 25% office work on industrial, commercial and government sites
  • Will work under the supervision of a Senior Geologist/Scientist
  • Field activities include; logging of soil borings, design and oversight of groundwater monitoring well installations collecting soil, groundwater, surface-water and sediment samples as well as documenting field activities
  • Will oversee remediation contractors and collect data from soil and groundwater remediation systems
  • Office activities include analysis and interpretation of analytical results and assistance with the preparation of site assessment reports under the supervision of a Senior Geologist/Scientist
  • Will be expected to thoroughly check permit applications, data tables, figures and boring logs/well construction diagrams
  • Will do field mapping and map preparation and maintain spreadsheets/databases of chemical results and other data for projects, prepare charts, conduct routine scientific calculations and run computer programs
  • Will follow company safety standards, participate in safety training and prepare and implement site safety plans
  • Will travel to project sites in Texas and surrounding states. Approximately 50% overnight travel is expected

  • BS or MS in Geology, Geosciences or related technical degree
  • 1 to 5 years + environmental field experience
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER OSHA Training desired
  • Experience collecting geotechnical samples and interpreting results of geotechnical lab tests is also applicable experience
  • Must be a self-starter with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and strong time management capabilities required
  • Will be required to lift equipment and carry laboratory samples
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites in Texas and surrounding states - Approximately 50% overnight travel
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • 75% field work in outdoor environments
  • Requires the ability to lift 40 pounds

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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.

Associated topics: climate, environmental, geography, geomechanics, geoscience, oil, petroleum, petrophysicist, planetary atmosphere, planetary magnetospher
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