Burns & McDonnell Entry - Level Environmental Professional in Kansas City, Missouri


The geologist and environmental scientist assists department managers and/or project managers with various tasks. Responsibilities include assisting with environmental site assessments, field studies, development of soil and groundwater sampling plans, data analysis, GIS analysis, site remediation, and preparation of environmental reports, permits, and assessments. The position works under close supervision; receives specific and detailed instruction as to required tasks and results expected. Other duties as assigned by manager.


  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Environmental Science or related field.

  • Zero to three years of professional related experience.

  • A master's degree may substitute for one year of experience.

  • Previous consulting experience, including site assessment experience, such as Phase I, Phase II, and remediation is preferred.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • OSHA HAZWOPER trained and knowledge of CERCLA and RCRA is preferred.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e. without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.


Job Geology

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-MO-Saint Louis, US-CA-Brea, US-CO-Denver, US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % 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: 181225