Full Time

Graduate Geologist

Posted 6 days ago by WSP
Mount Laurel, NJ
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Graduate Geologist**

Req ID **8739**

**Graduate Geologist**

**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 Golder – with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 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 a **Graduate Geologist** for our **Marlton, New Jersey** office. Be involved in projects with our **Earth & Environment Team** and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

**Your Impact**

+ Complete training on assigned tasks.

+ 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.

+ Engage in a team environment, working closely with project managers, technical experts, and co-workers to complete field tasks and project deliverables

+ Safely perform work in the office and field; fieldwork may occur in all seasons and weather conditions, using a variety of field equipment (with an ability to lift and move approximately 50 pounds without assistance) and operating vehicles on behalf of the company

+ Participate in a range of field sampling programs, including the collection, handling, and shipment of samples of various environmental media (e.g., groundwater, soil, sediment, soil vapor, indoor air) in compliance with State and Federal requirements

+ Perform surface/subsurface site investigations including drilling, classifying soils, coring and logging rock, installing wells, and geophysical and aquifer testing

+ Coordinate and provide oversight of subcontractors (e.g., laboratories, drillers, surveyors)

+ Operate, maintain, and monitor remedial systems

+ Accurately document (e.g., field forms, field notebooks, daily reports) and verbally communicate site conditions, observations, and activities

+ Maintain quality control standards and procedures for accurate and precise measurements, analysis, and reporting

+ Assist with the preparation of environmental monitoring and technical reports, including compiling, interpreting, and presenting field and analytical data

+ Support project teams in the analysis, evaluation, and interpretation of geologic, hydrogeologic, and chemical data to develop remedial strategies and innovative solutions

+ 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

+ Local and national travel typically not exceeding five days at a time, with possible opportunities for long-term remote assignments

**Who You Are**

**Required Qualifications**

+ Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Earth Science, or related field.

+ 0 to 1 years of relevant post education experience.

+ Prior internship experience, leadership experience, or relevant coursework.

+ Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

+ Strong technical writing, analytical and communication skills.

+ Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality work products.

+ The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

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

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Recent graduate or May 2023 Graduate in an accredited Geology, or related, Undergraduate or Graduate program.

+ The successful candidate will have 0-3 years of internship experience in Geology.

+ Experience using ArcGIS, statistics, computer programming

+ Must be able to pass a HAZWOPER physical and be medically able to wear a tight-fitting respirator.

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

*This role is subject to a client-mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of this policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.

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**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:** 25%

+ **Job Status:** New Graduate

+ **Employee Type:** Full

+ **Primary Location:** MARLTON – LAKE CENTER EX PKWY

+ **All locations:** US-NJ-Marlton, US-NJ-Mount Laurel

**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.