APTIM Environmental Geologist in Austin, Texas

Job Overview:

APTIM is looking for a Junior Environmental Scientist (hydrogeologist, geologist, or environmental scientist) to join our team of engineers, scientists, and technicians who are passionately committed to safely solving our clients' environmental concerns. The qualified candidate will be a hands-on scientist who is dedicated to completing assigned tasks with precision and accuracy both in terms of physical duties, and in documentation. The Environmental Scientist is a professional position providing support for a range of environmental and infrastructure projects funded by private and government clients. The scientist will perform a variety of field and office work that includes collection of soil, water, and other environmental media samples for laboratory analysis; installation of soil borings and monitor wells; and completion of environmental compliance inspection and support activities. Work will include primarily field tasks, but also office tasks necessary to complete environmental assessment, remediation and infrastructure projects. The work mix initially is expected to be 80% field and 20% office.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Field work will consist of completing well-defined tasks using established company procedures and policies. The scientist will also be required to solve routine problems with completing the assigned tasks as encountered. It will require supervising contractors and may also include mentoring and training less-experienced personnel.

  • Office work will include interpretation and presentation of collected data in reports that include text, tables, and figures suitable for client and regulatory review.

  • Collection and interpretation/evaluation of scientific data;

  • Calibrating and using technical instruments

  • Apply basic technical skills and knowledge to complete the assigned work and will be expected to manage his/her own time to meet deadlines set by others.

  • They will be expected to work collaboratively in a team environment, provide input on technical and project issues;

  • Develop and maintain records manually and by computer method

  • Technical review of environmental reports and other office support duties on an as-needed basis

  • Executing various work scopes, and maintaining project schedules and budgetary goals;

  • Work independently or as part of a project team and be able to adjust to changing site conditions;

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Geology, Environmental Science, or related field.

  • 1 - 3 years work experience in the field, primarily related to environmental services including site assessments, well/soil boring installations, water sampling and soil sampling, property transfer due diligence, environmental permit sampling, compliance inspections, and supervising contractors.

  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple activities on an on-going basis by given deadline

  • Must be able to safely drive to job sites.

  • Current HAZWOPER certification

  • Valid Driver's License

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in Texas geologic environments.

  • Experience with Texas Commission on Environment Petroleum Storage Tank Regulations.

Company Overview:

With approximately 15,000 employees deployed across hundreds of offices and customer sites globally, APTIM provides integrated maintenance services, environmental engineering and remediation, infrastructure, EPC services, program management, disaster response and recovery, resiliency planning and energy management services for private sector and government customers. All of us at APTIM are very excited about this new venture, our ownership and new name. We look forward to providing exceptional value and demonstrating our unwavering dedication to our customers as we move forward as APTIM.

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