Burns & McDonnell Assistant Geologist - Environmental Services (Los Angeles) in Los Angeles, California
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.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Complies with all policies and standards.
Bachelor Degree in Geology or related Environmental degree required.
Prior internship and/or related consulting experience. Previous internship experience, including hazardous site assessment experience, such as Phase I, Phase II and remediation preferred.
Basic knowledge in standard geological techniques, principles and procedures.
Basic knowledge of the Unified Soil Classification System. glacial deposits, hydrogeology and ground water sampling.
Basic knowledge of OSHA, CERCLA and remedial design.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
Basic knowledge in ArcGIS, RockWare, and Adobe Illustrator preferred.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.
Valid driver's license required.
OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training preferred.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community 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.
$28.00 - $33.00
The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in compliance with all local/state regulations. 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-CA-Los Angeles
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
Req ID: 233589 Job Hire Type New Grad