Full Time

Staff Geologist/Geophysicist

Posted 1 day ago by WSP
Buffalo, NY
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Staff Geologist/Geophysicist**

Req ID **10321**

**Staff Geologist/Geophysicist**

**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!

**This Opportunity**

WSP is currently initiating a search for a **Full-time Staff Geologist/Geophysicist** for our **Buffalo** office. Be involved in projects with our **Environmental and Geophysics Teams** and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

**Your Impact**

+ Demonstrate competence with a full suite of geophysical techniques.

+ Experience with geophysical data processing software (ie. Surfer, Oasis Montaj, individual methods software packages).

+ Perform field activities either individually or as part of a team that will include the collection of geophysical/geological data and other documentation.

+ Responsible for compiling mapping projects, managing data, and delivering finished product for review from the project manager/senior consultant.

+ Articulate data and interpretations into draft reports for review by senior geophysicist.

+ Review, integrate, collect data, and perform quality control for geologic, hydrogeologic, and other databases.

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

+ Write technical reports summarizing research with findings and conclusions, generating complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and software.

+ Assist with maintaining and calibrating equipment and tools, troubleshooting or reporting on malfunctions, and performing inventory control activities.

+ Attend to well installation monitoring, as well as remediation-system pilot testing, installation, operation and maintenance.

+ Assist technical staff and project managers with environmental risk identification and assessment, offering input and analysis with low-level threat mitigation activities and remediation projects.

+ Assist with work plan preparation and coordination of field work permitting.

**Who You Are**

**Required Qualifications**

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

+ 1 to 3 years of experience working as a Geologist.

+ Analytical mindset and experience with geological/geophysical research techniques are required.

+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.

+ Proficient with Microsoft suite of programs.

+ 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.

+ Travel is required depending on project-specific schedules.

+ Must be able to pass a HAZWOPER physical.

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

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER.

+ A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations.

**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:** 75%

+ **Job Status:** Regular

+ **Employee Type:** Full

+ **Primary Location:** BUFFALO – LA RIVIERE DR

+ **All locations:** US-NY-Buffalo

**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.