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Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Hydrogeologist

Des Moines, Iowa, US
Closing date
Dec 14, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Full time
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Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

Our office in Des Moines, Iowa is looking for an Environmental Engineer, Scientist or Hydrogeologist to join our growing team! Your work will vary depending on experience and interest; potential service areas include environmental characterization and remediation, due diligence, environmental permitting, solid waste, and industrial hygiene.

Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Providing technical and project management services to our existing and future clients on a variety of projects
  • Developing and implementing scopes of work, budgets, and schedule
  • Completing both office and field-related responsibilities
  • Collaborating with internal and external clients
  • Coordination and management of contractors and service providers
  • Preparation and review of reports
  • Assist with Emergency Response associated with train derailments, pipelines, or other response needs throughout Midwest region
  • Travel will include extended overnights to project sites in the Midwest and could be greater than 50% of the time
  • Participation in a proactive safety culture, aspiring for continuous improvement

What you will bring to the team:
  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology/Hydrogeology or related field
  • 4 to 8 years of environmental experience including a mix of field, data evaluation and interpretation, and technical report writing
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to acquire in the state of Iowa
  • Working knowledge of methods and procedures for site characterization, hydrogeological analysis, and remediation of contaminants in soil, soil vapor, indoor air, and groundwater
  • Familiarity and experience with Iowa's rules, NCP, RCRA, and CERCLA are a plus. Experience in related service areas will also be considered
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with track record to conduct effective client presentations and technical written report preparation
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Outstanding project and client management skills
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of the local/Midwest market is a plus
  • Ability to perform field work and lift up to 50 pounds
  • A valid driver's license and clean driving record required

Relocation is negotiable for this role.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

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