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Staff Geologist/Scientist- San Francisco Bay Area

Company: GHD
Location: Concord
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader! We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. GHD is hiring 2 Staff Geologist/Scientists to join our team based out of one of our San Francisco Bay Area offices (Concord or Santa Rosa), to support work primarily in our Northern California region. As a Project Manager, you will provide leadership, project management services, client management and development support relating to contamination, assessment, and remediation projects. You will have the opportunity to work with a dedicated team of scientist, engineers, and technicians on a variety of projects and support in the training and mentorship of junior staff. Responsibilities of the position will be:

  • Developing and implementing scopes of work, budgets, and schedule
  • Collaborating with internal and external clients
  • Coordination with and management of contractors and service providers
  • Preparation and review of reports
  • Participation in a proactive safety culture and a culture of continuous improvement The Ideal candidate will have the following skills:
    • Solid understanding of methods and procedures for site characterization, hydrogeological analysis, and remediation of contaminants in soil, soil vapor, indoor air, and groundwater
    • Familiarity and experience with environmental rules for California. Knowledge of the Low Threat Closure Policy preferred. Experience in related service areas will also be considered
    • Licensed or having the ability to acquire a California PG license is preferred
    • Self-starter, standout colleague, willing/able to work on a wide variety of tasks
    • Strong technical writing and verbal presentation skills
    • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    • Strong project and client management skills
    • Sound decision making skills, strong problem-solving abilities and competence
    • Knowledge of the local/Northern California market is a plus Qualifications:
      • B.S. degree or higher in geology/hydrogeology, environmental science, engineering, or related field.
      • 3-6 years of relevant, dynamic experience including a mix of field, data evaluation and interpretation, and technical report writing
      • Willingness to travel, including overnight, to project sites in the California and western region states (10-15% per year)
      • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status. #LI-KM1ABOUT US Why GHD? - Being -the best -we can be is in our culture. - -We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and -urbanisation -are made sustainable for generations to come. - - Our commitment to you - Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then -recognise -achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business. - Who we -are - We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and -urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients. -COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with GHD's US vaccination policy and any applicable government regulations related to COVID-19. Individuals hired for GHD positions that require in-person interactions with GHD Clients, or in-person visits to, or work at, GHD Clients sites, must comply with Client imposed requirements, including, in some instances, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. GHD complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

Keywords: GHD, Concord , Staff Geologist/Scientist- San Francisco Bay Area, Other , Concord, California

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