Employer: Brown and Caldwell Job location: Phoenix, Arizona USA
The Brown and Caldwell Phoenix office has a job opportunity for a self-motivated geologist or hydrogeologist with 0-3 years of experience to join our local Environmental Services Group/Private Sector Enterprise. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a growth-oriented professional consulting office with a diverse technical staff of geologists, engineers, and scientists. The selected candidate will work with and be mentored by strong, nationally recognized, senior staff working on a variety of environmental and water resources related projects.
Provide field and office support on a variety of environmental services and water resources projects
Perform field data collection and documentation related to site investigations; observation of drilling operations; installation of water wells or soil borings, lithological logging; and various field tests and measurements of soil, air, surface water and/or groundwater properties.
Under the supervision of senior staff, perform technical evaluations to support planning, design, and permitting related to water supply, aquifer recharge, storm water, and environmental restoration
Assist with the preparation and interpretation of boring logs, cross-sections, contour maps, well schematics, and site maps
Draft technical memoranda, reports, and design documents
Coordinate field efforts; adhere to and assist with the development of work plans and health and safety plans
Desired Skills and Experience:
B.S. in Geology or Hydrogeology required, M.S. a plus
0-3 years of experience
Must be a self-starter, highly organized, results-oriented, reliable, and able to work well with a wide variety of coworkers and subcontractors
Must be willing to work in the field year-round, potentially for extended periods of time, and perform physically demanding work
40 hour HAZWOPER certification and/or MSHA training a plus
Candidates should have a strong desire and be motivated to obtain a Geologist-in-Training certification then Registered Professional Geologist licensure in the state of Arizona within 3-5 years
Excellent technical writing capabilities required
Must be proficient in using standard computer programs (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); experience with MS Project, MS Access, CADD, ArcGIS, and/or boring log software (such as gINT) a plus.