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Geologist/Environmental Engineer ID 39515

Company name

Dallas, TX, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Environmental, Gis, Sciences

Posted on
Nov 07,2018

Valid Through
Feb 20,2019

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At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Geologist/Environmental Engineer

for our Dallas, TX


The successful candidate will have proven experience in the following areas:

Field Methods:

Standard field sampling procedures for various environmental media (soil, groundwater, soil gas, surface water, sediment, and air)

Document field data activities and observations in a clear and organized manner

Utilize appropriate personal protective equipment and workspace monitoring equipment

Experience in USCS soil classification methods

Coordinate field activities and schedules with property/facility owner/operators in a clear, professional manner

Oversight of drilling methods relevant to unconsolidated and consolidated materials

Utilize Trimble GPS to document site and sample locations and conditions

Appropriate management of investigation-derived waste, including containerization, storage, labeling, and characterization.

Supervise and direct various contractors while conducting environmental site investigation and remediation work

Analysis and Reporting:

Prepare health and safety plans

Prepare bid requests and assist with subcontractor selection, contracting and coordination

Analyze, evaluate, and interpret field and analytical data obtained during field investigations

Prepare boring logs, data tables, contour maps, hydrographs, cross sections, and other site figures to present results of field activities

Use of ArcGIS to visualize data

Apply technical writing skills to investigation and monitoring results

Prepare proposals and work plans

Working knowledge and understanding of federal and state regulations applicable to environmental site investigation and remediation projects.

Experience conducting Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments following ASTM International Standards is preferred

Job Requirements

Education and Training Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree in geology/environmental engineering or related discipline with 1 to 3 years of experience.

Geologist-in-Training or Engineering-in-Training

OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER Training

Valid US driver’s license required

Other certifications considered desirable: DOT Training, IATA Training, CPR and First Aid Training

General Requirements

Knowledge of common contaminants (e.g., petroleum compounds, chlorinated solvents, PCBs, heavy metals) and understanding of contaminant transport and fate mechanisms in soil, groundwater, and soil gas.

Familiarity with site characterization methods, including direct sampling and geophysical techniques

Working knowledge of remediation methods (e.g., pump and treat, air sparge/soil vapor extraction, amendment injection)

Ability to work overtime (as needed) in both office and field, and travel up to 40% of the time

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and work in rough terrain.

Overnight travel is required. Must be able to drive or travel via air to field sites.

Must be able to work both independently and as a member of a project team

Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills

Self-sufficiency and ability to work under pressure of deadlines

Manage time and effort effectively in accordance with project priorities

Strong analytical and problem solving skills


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Together WSP and GENIVAR are one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultancies. We provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment. We have 14,500 employees, based in more than 300 offices, across 35 countries, on every continent.

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