Experienced Geologist 5/2/2020
Boca Raton, FL
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Yes - we are hiring Now (COVID-19 has not slowed our project work needs for this position!). Are you looking for a home for the best years of your career? A place where you can work with industry recognized professionals who are solving tough environmental problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! We're seeking an Experienced Geologist with skills in areas such as contaminated site assessment/remediation, hydrogeology, and environmental compliance/due diligence. This position involves private and public-sector clientele and the opportunity to support a variety of interesting projects involving traditional and emerging contaminants, development, support on litigation and enforcement matters, etc.
Located in Palm Beach County, Boca Raton is home to a major state university and offers gorgeous beaches, a vibrant dining and nightlife scene, and beautiful residential areas. Our office is located in the developing Park of Broken Sound, a 700-acre hub. The Boca Raton area and close by cities offer residential, commercial, and transportation options for those seeking to enhance their work/life balance.
Our clients ask us to address their new ventures/needs 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, client service, and broad experience in solving problems for the environment, natural resources and civil infrastructure. Founded in South Florida in 1983, we are employee-owned and have about 100 professionals in our nine Florida offices. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals as you move to the next stage of your career? Most of the work needs for this position are local to our Boca Raton office; but there are opportunities to work in other areas of the U.S. as well as the Caribbean. Some of the key technical responsibilities for this position include one or more of the following:
* Supporting and/or leading site assessment and remediation projects, including contamination assessments, feasibility studies, remedy design, and remedy implementation under local, state and federal regulatory programs.
* Supporting and/or leading projects involving: vapor intrusion assessment/mitigation, redevelopment of brownfields sites, and litigation support to attorney clients on geology matters.
* Involvement with hydrogeologic interpretations/evaluations associated with groundwater pumping, stormwater management, and contaminant transport.
* Participating in environmental due diligence efforts involving Phase I/II environmental site assessments and valuation of identified environmental liabilities.
* Occasionally supporting regulatory compliance services associated with the Clean Water Act (CWA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and/or other regulations as needed.
Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. As you advance to this next stage of your career, you should expect to collaborate with experienced professionals who will help you integrate into the firm. Depending on your current level of experience, you'll likely be asked to take on task-level or project management responsibilities, along with business development, staff management, and mentoring tasks. Here are some other things you should know about this position:
* Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, CPR training and medical monitoring, all paid for by Geosyntec. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, which allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to advance a successful consulting career
* Fieldwork: commonly less than 20%
* Overnight travel: commonly less than 20%
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.
* Bachelor's degree in geology, earth science, geological engineering or an aligned discipline. [required]
* Advanced degree in geology or an aligned discipline. [preferred but not required]
* Minimum seven years of prior experience working on sites with contaminated soil and groundwater. [required]
* Experience working under risk-based corrective action paradigm. [required]
* Ability to obtain a Florida P.G. registration. [required]
* Project management experience. [preferred but not required]
* Experience with ArcView, Microsoft Access, EVS and/or commercially available groundwater flow/contaminant transport modeling software. [preferred but not required]
* Prior OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training. [preferred but not required]
* Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. [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.
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