Stantec Geologist, Scientist or Environmental Engineer in Lombard, Illinois
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Stantec is seeking a Geologist/Hydrogeologist to support our team of environmental professionals. The position will support the completion of environmental site investigation and remediation projects. Primary responsibilities will be related to performing key tasks to support hydrogeologic investigations, conceptual site model development, groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling, remediation system evaluation, remedial system design, monitoring and maintenance, and statistical analysis of geologic and groundwater chemistry data. Responsibilities are anticipated to include but are not limited to the following:
Your Key Responsibilities
Task management for environmental sites undergoing assessment and/or active remediation
Scheduling, scoping, reporting, budgeting and staff oversight
Coordinating with and directing subcontractors
Field work will be required, including drilling and construction oversight
Design and implement environmental assessments
Perform and document field data collection activities
Conduct multi-media sampling (soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, soil gas, indoor air)
Oversee advancement of soil and rock borings, installation of groundwater monitoring wells, and soil excavation projects
Prepare soil boring log and well construction diagrams
Conduct aquifer testing and data analysis
Development of conceptual site models
Model groundwater flow and contaminant transport
Interpret analytical laboratory results
Collaborate with other scientific and engineering professionals within the practice
Prepare technical reports
Perform data analysis and data visualization through the use of GIS software
Assist in the completion of project level work on environmental remediation/management projects for commercial/industrial clients
Work will be conducted under the supervision of a project manager.
Travel may be required for the purpose of leading field crews, performing environmental monitoring, or off-site meetings with clients or regulatory agencies.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
40-hour OSHA Hazwoper training
Direct experience including due diligence, site assessment, remediation, engineering, design, regulatory compliance, and environmental monitoring/sampling, and hazardous waste management
Field experience is mandatory, with preference for environmental, health and safety oversight experience
Practical ability to analyze field and technical data, perform research, demonstrate technical knowledge, and solve problems
Strong technical writing skills
Strong organizational and communications skills (able to communicate solutions in writing, verbally and graphically)
Strong technical aptitude. Solid computer skills are a must. Knowledge of groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling software, GIS, Excel, database software, etc., is preferred, but not necessary
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Valid driver's license
Ability to pass drug test, background check, physical, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving policy
Must be an advocate for company and client’s health and safety programs.
Professional licensure is a plus.
Education and Experience
A BS/MS Degree in Geology/Hydrogeology
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience
Majority of time spent in office environment with prolonged sitting and computer work, or combination of office and field.
Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Lombard
Organization: BC-1826 Environmental Services-US Great Lakes
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Posting: Aug 9, 2018, 1:42:49 PM
Req ID: 180001CT