Entry Level Geologist/Hydrogeologist
The ideal candidate will have strong technical, written, and verbal skills. We are looking for someone that is highly organized and capable of working with a diverse team of scientists and engineers on multiple tasks with competing priorities. The successful candidate will have a positive, can do attitude; will be flexible and self-motivated, creative and well-organized, and quality-oriented with attention to detail. Projects needing support include environmental compliance and permitting for private sector clients. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Assisting with environmental studies, permitting, and compliance reviews.
Conducting Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and report writing.
Conducting regulatory research
Technical writing of permitting documents and project delivery.
Collecting field data, auditing and documenting field activities.
Communicating environmental requirements directly to the project team and/or client.
Performing data collection and documentation related to field activities such as site investigation (soil and groundwater), and site inspections.
Conducting Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure assessments
Performing project site visits outside the office, including commercial and industrial facilities.
Assisting with the preparation of technical memoranda and reports related to compliance and permitting.
Working independently and with teams to complete assignments with other team members in a virtual platform.
Ability and willingness to travel to support regional and national client teams.
Interacting and communicating directly with clients on behalf of Brown and Caldwell.
Desired Skills and Experience:
BS Degree in Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Chemical, Material Science) or BS Degree in Science (Environmental Science, Geology, Chemistry) or related field (such as Industrial Hygiene) required
MS degree and/or Professional engineering experience a plus
0-5 years of experience; 1-3 years preferred
Proficiency in Excel, Word and basic computer skills required
Permitting and compliance experience preferred with knowledge of local, state and federal environmental regulations
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organization and communication skills with extreme attention to detail
Ability to work in a team environment and manage multiple tasks
Candidate should be a self-starter, results orientated and able to work under tight deadlines
Candidate must have current driver's license and good driving record
Candidate must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time
Prior work in a manufacturing environment, either full-time or internships, a plus
40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HazWOPER) certification a plus
Ability to obtain PG or PE a plus
Willing to work occasional overtime and/or off-hours as needed
Must be willing to work in the field year-round, potentially for extended periods of time, and perform physically demanding work (see requirements below)
Ability to work for short periods of time in extreme temperatures including heat and cold
Ability to wear required safety equipment at sites including hard hats, steel toed boots (or other approved toe protection), safety glasses, etc.
Ability to stand for several hours observing and documenting
Ability to operate a BC Pickup Truck to commute to jobsites and to access work areas on site
Ability to remain alert and vigilant while working around equipment and be able to walk swiftly for a short distance to clear an area where a potential hazard is identified
Ability to climb stairs (2-3 flights) or ladders (up to 24 feet typically) to access structures for visual inspection
About Brown and Caldwell
Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and 1,600+ professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 70 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the company of choice-to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. For more information, visit www.brownandcaldwell.com
This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.
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