Full Time

Associate Geologist – Remediation

Posted 1 day ago by WSP
Redmond, WA
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Associate Geologist – Remediation**

Req ID **10473**

**Associate Geologist – Remediation**

**Who We Are**

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

**Our Business**

We are a global leader in environmental consulting – made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder – with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

**This Opportunity**

WSP is currently initiating a search for an environmental **Geologist** for our **Redmod, WA** office. Be involved in projects with our Site Assessment and Restoration, Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

**Your Impact**

+ Field data collection in support of environmental investigations and hydrogeologic interpretation. This work will include geologic logging of boreholes, monitoring well installation, oversight of well hydraulic tests, preparation, installation, and ongoing monitoring and maintenance of field instrumentation for groundwater and surface water monitoring, soil and sediment sampling, and groundwater and surface water sampling and flow measurements.

+ Review and analyze technical documents such as remedial investigation / feasibility studies, sampling and analysis plans for soil, water, and sediment, engineering design reports and cleanup action plans.

+ Evaluate chemical and hydrogeologic data resulting from sampling and testing programs (soil, water, sediment).

+ Coordination with drilling companies to arrange drilling and monitoring well installation programs.

+ Coordination with testing laboratories on bottle orders and sample analyses.

+ Preparation and operation of equipment in the field.

+ Equipment calibration, maintenance, and repair.

+ Interacting with subcontractors, members of the public, and clients.

+ Working outdoors in all weather conditions.

+ Compliance with corporate Health & Safety and OSHA requirements.

+ Preparing work plans, daily field reports, and field sampling logs.

+ Perform Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments.

+ Assisting with the tabulation, interpretation, and reporting of field data.

+ Working with engineers, GIS specialists, and other environmental experts to contribute to larger multidisciplinary projects.

+ Understanding the regulatory environment as necessary to successfully complete project work.

+ Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to

+ WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

+ Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

**Who You Are**

**Required Qualifications**

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Hydrogeology or related field.

+ Minimum of 1 years of experience working as a Geologist.

+ Experience overseeing and logging soil and rock obtained from various drilling methods (e.g., direct-push, hollow stem auger, roto-sonic, air-rotary).

+ An interest in environmental remediation, monitoring, and sampling.

+ An interest in field data collection and instrumentation.

+ Willing to operate and maintain field testing and monitoring equipment.

+ Willing and able to travel both locally and internationally. Assignments may include travel to remote locations and outside work in various climates.

+ Ability to support field programs with knowledge of proper sampling techniques and documentation of field data in a clear and organized manner.

+ Desire to effectively communicate technical information to clients, regulators, and colleagues in a professional and responsible manner.

+ All candidates must have excellent and demonstrated verbal and written communications skills.

+ Strong commitment to quality and timely delivery of services.

+ Strong interpersonal, team building, and critical thinking skills are essential.

+ Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

+ Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

+ Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

+ Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening. **Preferred Qualifications**

+ Previous experience overseeing drilling and groundwater monitoring well installation in Washington, Oregon, and/or Idaho

+ Previous work experience at environmental remediation sites, sediment sampling and remediation sites, and/or mine cleanup sites would be considered an asset; and

+ Previous Health and Safety training, such as OSHA HAZWOPER or MSHA preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

Expected Salary: $54,700 – $98,600

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.


**Additional Requirements**

+ To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

**Additional Details**

+ **Travel Required:** 30%

+ **Job Status:** Regular

+ **Employee Type:** Full

+ **Primary Location:** REDMOND – NE UNION HILL RD

+ **All locations:** US-WA-Redmond

**About WSP**

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.