Full Time

Senior Geologist

Posted 21 hours ago by WSP
Lexington, KY
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Senior Geologist**

Req ID **7930**

**Senior 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 Senior Geologist with a minimum of 15 years’ experience to effectively develop project work and manage, implement, and oversee sites assessment, due diligence, remediation and reduction of environmental liability under RCRA, CERCLA, VRP, and Brownfields regulatory programs, as well as other related environmental projects. This exciting opportunity offers a growth position in a team-oriented environment for an individual with an established track record as a project manager. Candidate should have a successful track record executing and managing large environmental projects and clients. Typical projects include environmental assessments and studies, environmental remediation, property transactional services, and general environmental services. Candidates should be self-motivated, have experience with managing a team and be able to work on projects with variable complexity. The candidate should possess a balanced portfolio of skills including a strong technical understanding of their primary area of practice and experience in other aspects of environmental consulting, including business development and business management interests, and demonstrated relationship-building abilities.

**Your Impact**

+ Manage environmental projects including, site characterization, due diligence and property transactional services, remedial designs and implementation, regulatory negotiation and preparation of reports and other related documentation

+ Network with new and existing clients to effectively position for and develop work opportunities

+ Prepare project scopes, proposals, cost estimates and statement of qualifications

+ Manage project contracts, staff, budgets, and schedules

+ Perform, analyze, and report on specific environmental project tasks and research and recommend solutions to technical problems in accordance with accepted scientific/engineering practices and principles

+ Participation and collaboration with other WSP offices and staff on larger, multidisciplinary assignments. Some daytime and overnight travel is expected (20-30% of the time)

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

+ Work effectively with team members as well as independently

**Who You Are**

**Required Qualifications**

+ B.S and M.S. Geology, Environmental Science, or related technical field

+ 15 + years of experience

+ ASBOG registered professional geologist

+ Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

+ Demonstrated abilities in leadership, management, and administration

+ Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships

+ Demonstrated ability and willingness to develop business from new and existing clients

+ If the job requires work on hazardous waste sites, then a physical exam is required to obtain medical clearance

+ Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required


**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:** LEXINGTON – FORTUNE DR

+ **All locations:** US-KY-Lexington

**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.