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Junior - Level Geologist

Georgetown, Guyana · Architecture/Engineering
Key Responsibilities
·        Perform field work: observations and data collection involving soil borings, test trench excavations, groundwater monitoring well installations; collecting soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediment samples; and documenting field activities
·        Field activities may include oversight of remediation subcontractors during remediation activities
·        Perform standard or routine calculations, input data into and/or run standard or, in some cases advanced computer programs under supervision
·        Recognize and identify discrepancies in results obtained in such assignments and follow-up with senior personnel to resolve these situations
·        May be responsible for preparing complete drafts of simple, non-complex technical reports under the supervision of Project and Senior Scientists
·        Under supervision of the project manager or senior staff, represent Wood and interact in a professional manner with clients, regulators, and subcontractor representatives while on field assignments
·        Understands and applies company, client, and site Health and Safety standards
Skills / Qualifications
·        BS in Geology, Hydrogeology, or Engineering Geology is required; MS preferred
·        GIT and 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Certification preferred
·        0 to 5 years environmental experience; experience in fieldwork desirable
·        Must be a self-starter, team oriented, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
·        Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office
·        Strong work ethic with flexibility to work outside normal business hours, as required; field activities may require working in unfavorable weather condition or hazardous materials and in hazardous conditions
·        Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (Motor Vehicle Safety) policy
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