Hydrogeologist - Mid Level
Job#: 187874
Positions: 1
Posted: 06/10/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Massachusetts - Westford
Department: Geo / Env Science
Category: Staff Hydro / Env Sci (P3)
Salary: Salary
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

Our Westford, MA office seeks a mid level Hydrogeologist with environmental consulting experience to join their team.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Prepares technically accurate, complete and concise work plans based on the evaluation of site data including site-specific Health & Safety Plans, Sampling and Analysis Plans, Quality Assurance Project Plans, and Investigation Derived Waste Plans
  • Prepares milestone reports including initial site investigations, comprehensive site assessments, remedial action plans, final inspection reports and site closure reports
  • Performs or manages the implementation of project specific work plans including scheduling, subcontractor and laboratory coordination, and sample collection
  • Engages in field programs at complex sites that require bedrock drilling and characterization, aquifer hydraulic tests or packer tests.
  • Evaluates, analyzes and interprets technical data relative to project-specific goals, interprets data and accurately displays data on graphs, figures and logs, completes basic fate and transport analysis, and identifies data gaps leading to the development of a conceptual site model
  • Develops closure plans and implements steps to progress environmental projects to closure in the most cost effective manner via traditional techniques or risk-based closure options
  • Works effectively with and mentors junior and associate geologists, scientists and engineers to ensure all resources are in place for proper fieldwork execution
  • Prioritizes assigned tasks, manages budgets, evaluates budget vs. plan, and analyzes cost control efficiencies
  • Communicates with third party and regulatory agents regarding schedules and compliance issues
  • Utilizes databases to query site information and data as well as to create historical tables and sampling reports
  • Assists with the preparation of proposals in response to bids/requests for proposals
  • Ensures adherence to corporate and client contract specifications in all activities including Health, Safety, Security, and Environment
Skills/Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Hydrogeology
  • 4-7+ years of related experience. Experience must include hands on field and office based environmental consulting experience, as well as case management experience on retail and/or industrial projects. Must have experience with field investigations, low-flow sampling collection techniques, subcontractor oversight (drilling, excavation, trenching), and light construction work.
  • Must possess excellent communication and technical writing skills and an ability to work independently or as part of a project team to prepare a complete deliverable report with a focus on QA/QC
  • Must have working, functional knowledge of Massachusetts’ environmental regulations and be knowledgeable about soil classification (USCS) and local bedrock geology
  • Must possess thorough knowledge of hydrogeology, fate and transport, monitored natural attenuation, and conceptual site model development
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe, as well as in developing geological logs/cross-sections
  • Professional Geologist (PG) in New Hampshire and/or Maine is a plus
  • A Background Check and an Alcohol/Drug Screening are required as well as an assessment of core skills based on GES’ internal position level guidelines

Our comprehensive benefits include: medical, dental, vision, prescription, 401k, FSA, LTD, STD, New Parent Leave, 529 CollegeBound Fund, Tuition Assistance, Bonus Plan, and more.  GES is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that strongly values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D

 

 

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