The Environmental Field Geologist position will be based out of Indianapolis office. The position necessitates a self-motivated person with good organizational skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to perform a variety of field and office tasks successfully. The position also requires some over-night travel and extended hours. The Environmental Field Geologist is responsible for conducting field activities for environmental projects, as well as assisting Project Managers with data management, technical document and proposal preparation, and/or other office related tasks.
Oversee and conduct engineering and scientific field work per provided work orders and SESCO Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
Recognize activities outside the scope-of-work and communicate those activities to the appropriate Project Manager.
Expert at soil and groundwater sample collection in accordance with SESCO protocols, procedures, and general industry standards.
Proficient at overseeing soil boring and groundwater monitoring well installations.
Proficient at soil descriptions and logging.
Proficient at performing vapor intrusion assessments and soil gas sample collection.
Proficient at overseeing underground storage tank removals.
Effectively communicate with the Project Managers regarding progress and findings of the assigned field work.
Complete thorough and accurate documentation of all field activities including field notes and company forms.
Implement and follow Health & Safety procedures outlined in site-specific health and safety plans and SESCO policies.
Follow SESCO’s SOP and Quality Assurance & Quality Control (QA/QC) methods.
Adeptly manage on-site subcontractors as it relates to specific projects.
Assist Project Managers with technical documentation preparation.
MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: B.A. or B.S. degree in geology, hydrogeology, or environmental science.
Knowledge of: Environmental investigation and remediation topics, Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word, and Excel; project software including CADD, Log Plot, Adobe, and Surfer; department policies and procedures; English grammar and spelling; records management.
Skilled in: computer operation; multi-tasking; technical instrumentation including low-flow and survey equipment, water level meters and photo-ionization detectors;
Ability to: be efficient in every aspect of the job with minimal supervision, be a self-starter, carry out instructions provided in written, oral or picture form; manage many variables and determine specific action; deal with nonverbal symbols in formulas, equations, or graphs; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; exercise independent judgment; prepare accurate documentation; calculate statistics; prepare maps, charts, graphs, or plans; write instructions and specifications; understand a variety of written and /or verbal communications; develop and maintain effective working relationships; lift up to 40 lbs.
Physical Demands: Must be able to lift, sit, stand, bend, or stoop for long periods of time. Must possess the sensory capacities to efficiently and successfully execute essential job functions.
Ability to work extended hours and out-of-town, including overnight stays. This may include overnight travel to job sites in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.
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