Burns & McDonnell Assistant Geologist - Remediation (Denver) in Denver, Colorado
Burns & McDonnell's environmental operation in Denver is looking for an Assistant Geologist to support field sampling, investigations, and report writing. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For ten times and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous cities across the United States. Job duties include the following:
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.
Bachelor's degree in Geology or related Environmental degree is required.
0-3 years of professional experience preferred.
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.
The expected hourly range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The final agreed upon compensation is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience and work location. The total annual compensation package will consist of an hourly pay rate and eligibility to participate in our discretionary year-end incentive bonus program.
Our extensive benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work. From insurance and disability to time off and wellness programs, we provide the tools to meet your needs. As part of being 100% employee-owned, eligible employees participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in addition to our 401(k) retirement program. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Wellness page.
Primary Location US-CO-Denver
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Req ID: 211647