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Geologist 1 10/10/2017

Arcadis U.S. Inc Hoffman Estates, IL

Location
Hoffman Estates, IL
AJE Ref #
579721582
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
7301BR
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Description

Arcadis is seeking a detail oriented, well organized, dependable Geologist or Environmental Scientist to join our world class firm. 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.

Required Qualifications

* BS in Geology, Environmental Science, or related discipline

* Candidates must be proficient with MS Word and MS Excel.

* Excellent written and strong interpersonal communication skills, multi-tasking skills, efficient time management, and the flexibility required to support different project managers concurrently.


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

* MS degree

* Prior internship experience in field

* 40 hr OSHA certification

Job Category
Geology/Hydrology/Hydrogeology

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.