• Project Geologist/Hydrogeologist

    Location US-MI-Farmington Hills
    Posted Date 6 months ago(12/6/2017 10:51 AM)
    Job ID
    Area of Interest
    EN - Engineering Geology and Geology
    Job Type
    Full Time
    # of Positions
    Education (Minimum)
    Bachelors Degree
    Experience (Years)
  • Job Responsibilities

    Ranked #16 in Engineering News Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms, Golder Associates is a respected, employee-owned, global company providing consulting, design, and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment, and the related areas of energy. From 160 offices worldwide, our more than 6000 employees work with clients to manage their environmental and engineering activities in a technically sound, economically viable, and socially responsible manner.


    Golder Associates is seeking a Geologist/Hydrogeologist to join our team in Farmington Hills, MI office. Successful candidates must have experience in the environmental consulting business and hydrology or hydrogeology.


    In this role you will be responsible for:


    • Performing task and project management assignments associated with environmental site investigations, subsurface investigations and remedial designs, including the preparation of work plans and reports. 
    • Directing and supervising field and office staff and assuming responsibility for staff development on project assignments. 
    • Data management and preparing compliance documents.
    • Maintaining and growing client base through project add-on work and/or new work while maintaining effective client relations. 
    • Business development and proposal preparation duties as assigned.
    • Data management and database experience desired.


    Job Requirements

    If you have at least 5 years of experience in the environmental consulting business with demonstrated experience in hydrology and hydrogeology, environmental site assessment, and subsurface investigation projects we encourage you to apply.  Our ideal candidate will also possess the following:

    • BS/M.S. degree in geology, hydrology or hydrogeology.
    • Experience with the site assessment/surface investigation process including drilling and environmental media sampling techniques and procedures, data interpretation and evaluation, and the preparation of geologic boring logs, geologic cross-sections and groundwater contour maps and iso-concentration maps.
    • Experience working around active landfill and/or industrial property operations
    • Experience interacting with clients and managing subcontractors.
    • Experience in the preparation of technical reports, proposals and cost estimates.
    • Candidate must have a strong aptitude for meeting deadlines and maintaining project compliance status.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, positive attitude, and ability to work both independently and within groups.
    • Proficiency in data management practices.  Candidate should have competence and aptitude for sound data management practices related to long-term compliance monitoring programs. Database use and development for long-term monitoring programs a plus.
    • Completed 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training; MSHA training a plus. 
    • Must pass a physical examination and background check as a condition of employment.


    Additional Information

    Our Staff Benefit from:


    An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates
    Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
    Employee mentoring program
    Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

    Golder Associates Statement

    Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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