Full Time

Project Geologist

Posted 6 days ago by WSP
Jacksonville, FL
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Project Geologist**

Req ID **9842**

**Project 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 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 seeking a Register Professional Geologist for our Miami, West Palm Beach and Tampa offices with a minimum of 3 years’ experience. Selected candidates will oversee and manage subsurface investigations, including borehole permeability and/or aquifer pump tests. Candidates must be very knowledgeable of Florida’s geology and lithology and have experience logging and monitoring core drilling and geotechnical subsurface sampling via continuous and / or standard SPT techniques, large diameter coring within rock units, sonic drilling, vibracoring, field and in situ testing. Perform field soil and rock classification of materials and complete detailed field logs as per required by Corps of Engineers and applicable test standards. Perform geologic and lithologic mapping during construction and earthwork and excavation activities. Environmental background

**Your Impact**

+ Technical oversight during field explorations, drilling operations and/or construction activities

+ Observe and record the drilling operations, along with the characteristics of the subsurface materials

+ Verify the technical accuracy of all borings

+ Work with and mentor junior and mid-level staff on environmental projects

+ Travel within Florida is required

**Who You Are**

Required Qualifications:

+ B.S. or M.S. in Geology, and / or applicable science from an accredited college or university

+ Minimum of 3 years of experience, ideally including at least 5 years of experience with subsurface investigations in Florida

+ Professional Geologist (PG) certification in Florida

+ Must be a self-starter, team oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to effectively oversee subsurface drilling and sampling

+ Exhibit ability to successfully track and meet budgets and schedules

+ OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER Training desired

+ Experience with the following regulatory agencies a plus: FDEP, EPA, SJRWMD, USACE

+ Must pass drug test, physical and background check and possess a satisfactory driving record in accordance with Wood’s driving (MVR) policy


**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:** Regular

+ **Employee Type:** Full

+ **Primary Location:** JACKSONVILLE – GREENLAND RD

+ **All locations:** US-FL-Jacksonville

**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.