HGL (HYDROGEOLOGIC, INC.) has a position open for an ASSISTANT SCIENTIST in the Kansas City area to support HGL's growing business associated with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Remedial Action Framework (RAF) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) contracts. HGL,is a full-service environmental science, engineering, and construction firm with over 30 years of experience providing environmental restoration solutions to federal, state, local, and private sector clients. HGL is one of the few companies that remain committed to research and development, offering a dynamic work environment for creative, energetic professionals.
The successful candidate will be responsible for execution of environmental field tasks and related office work, including work plan and report preparation under the direction of a project manager. Tasks may include but are not limited to development of maps and drawings, data collection/environmental sampling, and data entry and analysis.
This is an entry level position and generally requires 0-2 years of related work experience. Those applying directly out of college must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of procedures necessary to successfully perform the responsibilities of the position.
While this is an entry level position the successful candidate will have some experience in one or more of the following:
* performance of field activities
* experience with environmental site operations
* monitoring well drilling, logging, and installation
* environmental sampling
* knowledge of and experience with RCRA, CERCLA, DoD, DoE, or USEPA projects.
Must demonstrate a history of responsibility, initiative, motivation and creativity. Must possess strong written and oral communication skills, and attention to detail. Must also be willing to participate in all project tasks including but not limited to field work, data analysis, and report preparation. Proficiency in MS Project and MS Power Point are a plus.
The Assistant Scientist position requires a minimum of a BS or BA degree in a field related to Environmental Studies such as Geology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Soil Science, Biology or Chemistry. The particular degree needed may vary with each position. A MS degree is considered a plus but is not required.
To perform the duties of this position a person will need to be in good physical health and be able to lift up to 30 pounds in order to perform field tasks. Field tasks may take place in environments which include rugged terrain and weather extremes. The successful candidate will be required to possess or obtain OSHA HAZWOPER certification upon employment. Travel, overtime and moderate physical work are routinely required.
It is preferred that the candidate selected will be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.
A prehire drug test is required and positions may require a fit for duty baseline physical. US Citizenship may be required.
HydroGeoLogic, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.