Mid-Level Field Geologist / Environmental Scientist

Portland, Maine, US
Jul 22, 2021
Sep 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Mid-Level Field Geologist / Environmental Scientist to join our team in Portland, ME. Prior experience in leading subsurface drilling and related site environmental site investigation activities is desired. Wood will provide required OSHA health and safety training prior to field work, if required. Through work, the successful applicant will gain an in-depth understanding of approaches, methods and regulatory requirements in planning and implementing successful scientific studies at environmentally impacted sites under federal (RCRA / CERCLA), and state specific regulatory programs including Brownfields. The employee will be expected to travel extensively to sites in the field primarily in New England and will gain a broad working knowledge and experience in implementing environmental investigations. Prior experience in writing work plans, analyzing and evaluating environmental data and assisting with report preparation for submittal to our clients and regulatory agencies, is desired.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist in planning and scope development for various environmental site investigation activities
Oversee field staff to complete 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
Assist Project Managers and project teams, ensuring effective client communication and relations
Organize field work, assign tasks, and work with other staff specialists 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
The ideal candidate will possess over 4 years of related experience
Environmental project experience in multimedia site investigations and remediation
Demonstrated staff management and leadership ability
Demonstrated maturity in judgment and initiative
Strong writing skills
Effective verbal communication skills
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

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.