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STAFF GEOLOGIST / STAFF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST

Employer
Broadbent & Associates, Inc
Location
Portland, Oregon, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 15, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
GIS
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
STAFF GEOLOGIST / STAFF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST

Broadbent & Associates, Inc. (Broadbent) of the Portland Metro Area is looking to hire an organized full-time Staff Geologist / Staff Environmental Scientist to work with a wide variety of environmental projects. Our office is located in Portland, Oregon. This staff geologist/scientist position earns a competitive salary, depending on experience. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, including a bonus program, 100% health insurance premium coverage, dental, vision, a health savings account (HSA), a generous 401(k) retirement plan with safe harbor contribution and company match, vacation, sick leave, ability to earn additional paid time off, disability and life insurance, solid opportunities for advancement, and a friendly and fun work environment in all of our offices. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, in the essential environmental remediation and water resource arena, consider applying to Broadbent today!

ABOUT BROADBENT & ASSOCIATES, INC.

Founded in 1987, Broadbent is a full-service environmental remediation, water resource, and civil engineering firm. We provide professional services throughout the United States to the oil and gas industry, mining operations, agricultural companies, municipalities, private industries, governmental agencies, public and private utilities, and developers. Our mission is to build long-term client relationships by providing sound scientific solutions to comprehensive resource management challenges. We're very client-focused with a commitment to providing services in a time-efficient and cost-effective manner.

Broadbent takes care of our customers AND employees like family. Our ability to hire and retain long-term skilled key personnel has significantly contributed to our success. That's why we offer competitive pay, opportunities for personal growth, and a great work environment with a sense of camaraderie.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A STAFF GEOLOGIST/SCIENTIST

As a Staff Geologist/Scientist, you are the backbone of Broadbent. Your hard work ensures that we deliver for our clients. Under the supervision of an Environmental Project Manager, you provide support on a range of environmental projects including: Emergency Response, Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments, soil and groundwater characterization, air sampling, remediation system operation and maintenance, lithologic logging and well construction monitoring, water and wastewater treatment facility monitoring, and water resources activities. You conduct field work to drive project execution and ensure that appropriate health and safety procedures are being followed.

Your people skills are essential as you interact regularly with local clientele and contractors. Though you do spend a lot of time at the job sites and interacting with people, you also make sure to keep up on all your administrative responsibilities. You provide accurate data to our Senior and Associate Scientists and prepare daily reports. Ensuring that clients are happy as well as that all jobs are delivered on-time, within the scope, and on-budget gives you a great sense of accomplishment!

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A STAFF GEOLOGIST / STAFF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST
  • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Hydrogeology or Environmental Science
  • Ability to work outdoors, traverse moderate terrain and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Technical writing competency
  • Strong technical and computer skills
  • Self-starter, quick learner and effective communication skills
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • GIS experience a plus

Are you detail-oriented? Do you have strong problem-solving and research skills? Are you organized and able to effectively prioritize multiple tasks? Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you energetic, self-sufficient, and motivated? Are you collaborative and team-oriented? If so, you might just be perfect for this Staff Geologist/Scientist position!

STAFF GEOLOGIST/STAFF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST WORK SCHEDULE

This full-time Staff Geologist/Scientist position typically works Monday - Friday with some traveling and weekend work. One week sampling assignments once per quarter. Extended deployments for emergency response are possible for up to two to three weeks.

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS

We facilitate scientifically-driven field and office protocols to ensure the health and safety of our employees and clients.

READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this project management job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Broadbent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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