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Environmental Scientist/Geologist 8/9/2016

Arcadis U.S. Inc Highlands Ranch, CO

Company
Arcadis U.S. Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5432BR
AJE Ref #
575820698
Location
Highlands Ranch, CO
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Job Description
Note: See below regarding the nature of this position being a prospecting req.

Arcadis is seeking detail oriented, well organized, dependable Geologists or Environmental Scientists to join our class firm nationwide. This entry level full-time position requires strict adherence to health and safety procedures, attention to detail, strong work ethic, and excellent communication skills. Arcadis annual performance-based evaluations provide an opportunity for candidates to advance their career within the company.

Responsibilities will include a combination of field and office related tasks and may include travel for extended periods.

Field activities may include the following:


* Oversight of drilling operations (installing monitoring wells and soil or rock descriptions)

* Soil, groundwater, and air sampling in compliance with State and Federal standards

* Emergency response

* Operation and maintenance of subsurface remediation systems

* Subcontractor oversight

* Aquifer pump testing

* Underground and above ground storage tank inspection, testing, and repair/alteration oversight


Office responsibilities may include the following:


* Data management (compilation, manipulation, and evaluation of data)

* Assisting with writing and preparing technical reports, work plans, letters, and memoranda

* Preparing cost estimates and proposals

* Coordinating work schedules with subcontractors

* Conducting project related research (historical data, regulations, etc.)

* Preparing periodic status/program reports

* Figure/map/boring log production


While this position requires both field and office work, the candidate should expect to spend 60 to 80% of their time in the field. Candidates must have a good driving record, be willing to work outside in all weather conditions and for extended periods. Field work may be performed at project sites with environmental media (e.g., soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, etc.) that has been impacted with hazardous substances and/or hazardous wastes. Candidates must also be able to meet the physical demands associated with performing field work, including lifting heavy equipment, working in a standing position for extended periods of time, etc.

Candidates must be proficient with MS Word and MS Excel. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and strong interpersonal communication skills, multi-tasking skills, efficient time management, and the flexibility required to support different project managers concurrently.

This is a general job posting and not tied to a specific current open position. Please make sure you create a search agent to be alerted of specific opportunities of interest. Candidates who submit their resume to this posting may be considered for all future openings as they arise.



Required Qualifications

* BS or MS degree within a 12 month period before/after application submission.

* Strong oral and written communication skills.

Background/Drug Screen Statementcolor
Arcadis U.S. requires all employees hired in the United States to successfully pass a background check & drug test as a condition of employment. Certain jobs will also require a clean driving record, education verification & certification verification.

Required Driving Statementcolor
This position requires a current valid driver s license and clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications
Prior internship or full time experience in related field.

Job Category
Environmental Sciences

Employer Statementcolor
Arcadis is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

What country will this position be in*
USA

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ARCADIS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.