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Job Ref:  31060
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  New York
21/10/2016 05:10
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is looking to hire a Geologist to work in the New York office, who would conduct a range of field activities including supervision of drilling and monitoring well installation; sampling of soil, groundwater, and vapor; and oversight of contractors; provide environmental consulting services during design and construction activities. Our Hydrogeologists/Geologists evaluate and interpret field and sampling data, develop conclusions concerning site conditions based on data analysis, and prepare written plans and reports related to site investigation and remediation activities.

Job Duties Include:
      • Develop thorough knowledge of standard field sampling procedures for various environmental media (soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, and air)
      • Develop specifications and project plans and regulatory permits associated with management of contaminated soil, construction dewatering, and remedial oversight during excavation
      • Document and record field data and observations in a clear and organized manner, and prepare logs and other forms from the field notes
      • Become knowledgeable of intrusive drilling and sampling techniques used in unconsolidated deposits and bedrock
      • Direct and oversee the installation of groundwater monitoring wells
      • Supervise and direct various contractors while conducting environmental site investigation and remediation work
      • Conduct daily oversight of construction contractors performance of environmental compliance activities associated with, soil and groundwater management, noise controls and monitoring, historic and archeological resource protection, storm water management, air quality monitoring, diesel retrofits for on/off-road vehicles, spill prevention, recycling and sustainability
      • Coordinate field activities and schedules with property/facility owner/operators in a clear, professional manner
      • Provide assistance in the analysis, evaluation, and interpretation of hydrologic, hydrogeologic and chemical data obtained during field investigations
      • Prepare Health and Safety Plans (HASPs), and demonstrate the ability to implement safe work practices in the field in accordance with the HASP and other applicable regulations
      • Assist project managers in subcontractor selection, contracting and coordination during field investigation activities
      • Assist in preparing project plans and technical reports of investigation and remediation activities and provide analysis and interpretations of findings
      • Gain working knowledge and understanding of federal and state regulations applicable to environmental site investigation and remediation projects
Please submit your resume and cover letter as one document in either PDF or Word format. Please visit our website at NA for more information.

Job Requirements
Education Required:
      • Bachelor of Science degree in geology, earth sciences or related discipline
Experience/Skills Required:
      • Valid US driver's license
      • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
      • Strong verbal communication and excellent report writing skills, with a desire to work in a professional, team-orientated atmosphere
Desired Qualifications:
      • Master of Science degree in geology/earth sciences preferred
      • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training, DOT Training, CPR and First Aid Training, and other related environmental certifications

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

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