Staff Environmental Scientist/Geologist

Specialty Earth Sciences, LLC
Marion County, Indiana, US
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
About us
Specialty Earth Sciences is an environmental consulting and remediation company working with commercial, industrial, and municipal clients across the US on a variety of projects including; soil and groundwater assessment and remediation, vapor mitigation, environmental monitoring, and brownfield redevelopment.

Job Description
The position is approximately 40% field work on industrial and commercial sites, 60% office work with data management, reporting, and project coordination.

Field duties may include;

* operations and maintenance (O&M) of remediation systems
* environmental monitoring and sampling - soil, groundwater, wastewater, and air
* logging of soil borings and rock cores and oversight of groundwater recovery well drilling and installation activities
* remediation systems - installation, routine maintenance, and collection of operational monitoring data
* compliance with company safety standards and participation in safety training
* coordination and oversight of waste disposal activities
* supervision of subcontractors

Office duties may include;

* evaluation of analytical data, interpretation regulatory requirements, and assistance with the preparation of reports under the supervision of senior environmental staff
* creating data tables, figures, boring logs, and well construction diagrams
* preparing and implementing site safety plans
* soliciting and obtaining costing and quotes from vendors and subcontractors
* task scheduling and client communications

Basic/Required Qualifications

* environmental report writing experience such as: Phase I ESA's, Phase II ESA's, Groundwater Monitoring Reports, Investigation Reports
* BS or MS in Geology, Hydrogeology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science or related field
* environmental field experience preferred
* 40-hour HAZWOPER OSHA training desired, but not required
* Experience with soil classification is preferred
* Must be attentive to details and possess strong time management skills
* Basic mechanical and troubleshooting aptitude are helpful
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Will be required to lift equipment and carry field and construction supplies. Therefore, physical fitness is a requirement.
* 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and certification required as position nvolves working with hazardous materials
* Must be willing and able to pass a drug test, OSHA HAZWOPER physical for respirator use, criminal background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving policy

Physical Demands

* 40% field work in outdoor environments - including any and all weather conditions and terrain
* Travel - this position requires overnight travel. Travel expenses/per diem are paid in addition to wages
* Lifting and carrying equipment and supplies

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year

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