Stantec Scientist, Geologist or Engineer in Lombard, Illinois

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Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a Geologist/Hydrogeologist to support our team of environmental professionals. The position will assist in the completion of project level work to support environmental investigation and remediation and water resource projects. Primary responsibilities will be related to performing key tasks to support field implementation of assessment plans.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Perform and document field data collection activities (including oversight of subcontractors)

  • Assist in the completion of project level work (data management, report preparation) on environmental remediation/management projects for commercial/industrial clients

  • 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, manage subcontractors and minor soil excavation projects

  • Prepare soil boring log and well construction diagrams

  • Learn and follow standard operating procedures for work assigned

  • Demonstrate ability to analyze field and technical data

  • Draft technical reports

  • Complete applicable company and client required health & safety training (including OSHA required training) and follow health & safety policies and procedures

  • Work will be conducted under the supervision of a project manager or a field team leader

Travel may be required for the purpose of performing environmental investigation and remediation and water resource projects.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • The ability to effectively communicate project status to project manager and appropriate staff

  • Strong technical writing skills

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to pass drug test, background check, physical, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving policy

  • Working knowledge of field sampling techniques

  • Must be an advocate for company and client's health and safety programs.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Geology/Hydrogeology, environmental science, engineering, or related field.

0-3 years of environmental consulting industry experience

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

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

Job: Geologist

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Lombard

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Aug 9, 2018, 1:34:17 PM

Req ID: 180001CR