Burns & McDonnell Assistant Geologist in Denver, Colorado

Description

The Assistant Geologist will assist on a variety of environmental based tasks as required by the project including federal, state, local, and commercial clients. This position is responsible for field sampling, investigations, and report writing.

  • Assist with field related activities including logging soils, air monitoring during investigation and remediation activities, installation of groundwater monitoring wells, collection of soil and groundwater samples for laboratory analysis, and collection of soil for physical testing.

  • Assist in assessing soil and groundwater data, developing soil and groundwater sampling plans, data compilation for soil, air and groundwater analytical results.

  • Assist with proposal and report writing for environmental based projects.

  • Assist in coordinating and scheduling subcontractors for field investigation activities and assisting with site remediation planning and implementation.

  • Assist in coordinating laboratory analysis appropriate to the proper identification and evaluation of samples.

  • Assist with on-site field monitoring to document compliance with various federal, state, and local permit requirements during project construction.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or related Environmental degree is required.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office are required.

  • Basic familiarization with the Unified Soil Classification System, a general understanding of glacial deposits, and a basic understanding of hydrogeology and groundwater sampling.

  • Basic understanding of OSHA and a basic understanding of CERCLA and remedial design.

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training is preferred.

  • Previous internship experience, including hazardous site assessment experience, such as Phase I, Phase II, and remediation is plus.

  • Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Geology

Primary Location US-CO-Denver

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 182187

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