Entry-Level Geologist / Environmental Scientist

Portland, Maine, US
Jul 21, 2021
Sep 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Entry-Level Geologist / Environmental Scientist to join our team in Portland, ME. For this position we expect to train the successful applicant in appropriate field methods and procedures and therefore prior experience or training is not required, although still a positive. Wood will also provide required OSHA health and safety training prior to field work. That person will gain experience in writing work plans, analyzing and evaluating environmental data and assisting with report preparation for submittal to our clients and regulatory agencies.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee soil borings and groundwater monitoring well installations, collect soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air, and soil gas samples, collect data in complex field situations with supervision, and document field activities
Perform other field exploration, inspection, testing, and analyses using equipment and instrumentation
Prepare components of site investigation reports including work plans, data summaries, calculations, tables, figures, charts, drawings and report text
Collect samples and data during remedies and pilot studies from soil and groundwater remediation systems
Assist Project Managers and project teams, ensuring effective client communication and relations
Organize field work, assign tasks, and work with other staff specialists and technicians to complete assignments
Follow company safety policies and procedures, site safety standards, and permit requirements

Skills / Qualifications


BS or BA in Geology, Environmental Science or Engineering, or related technical field
Strong writing skills
Effective verbal communication skills

Physical Demands:

Ability to remain on feet for extended periods of time either stationary or walking
Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions, including heat and cold
Ability to lift 50 pounds

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.