Project Geologist II

Job Purpose

The Project Geologist II will assist in performing field investigations, monitoring activities, and preparing technical reports. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with petroleum, chlorinated solvents, PFAS/emerging contaminants or hazardous waste related contaminated sites. The position requires strong technical and communication skills, budget and time management skills, and the ability to make informed and professional judgments. This opening is in our Wilmington, NC office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of technical reports that support regulatory requirements.

  • Perform QA/QC checks on reports, tables, and figures to ensure agreeance with guidelines established by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ)

  • Collection of soil and groundwater samples for laboratory analysis
  • Oversight of monitoring well installation including preparation of soil boring descriptions, documentation of samples, and preparing Site Health and Safety Plans

  • Perform air sampling for vapor intrusion monitoring

  • Assist with the preparation of cost proposals

  • Ensure project activities comply with OSHA and other governmental requirements

  • Maintain client satisfaction/confidentiality

Qualifications & Skills

  • BS degree in Geology, Environmental Science, or related field required

  • Minimum of 3 years of reporting and field experience required

  • PG license preferred

  • Experience with GIS preferred

  • Experience in groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling preferred

  • Knowledge of the NCDEQ Division of Waste Management Guidelines and Regulations preferred

  • OSHA 40 HR HAZWOPER training preferred

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite required

Physical Requirements/Travel

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. without assistance

  • Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions

  • Travel to sites (typically in NC) including some overnight stays may be required

Additional Details

Job Location: Wilmington, NC

Reports to:  Environmental Director  

Utilization Goal: 88%