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Geologist or Environmental Scientist at Kleinfelder

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:


Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.

Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder's integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.

Kleinfelder's New England Region is seekinga creative and driven Geologist or Environmental Scientist to join our team in either our Boston or Westborough, Massachusetts office. This is a great growth opportunity to build project management skills and gain technical experience in a team environment, while planning and executing environmental site assessment and remediation tasks.

As a Geologist / Environmental Scientist you will have the opportunity to manage project tasks with the support of project managers. This role will include performing fieldwork and subcontractor oversight, communicating with and mentoring staff, preparing and reviewing technical reports, ensuring quality execution, supporting site safety, and evaluating site data to proactively progress projects toward regulatory closure.

This opportunity requires strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities in order to ensure compliance with relevant state/federal regulations and client-specific requirements. As you build these skills you will be supported by a team of project managers and technical experts.

Position requirements:

  • 3 - 6years of experience working on environmental assessments and remediation projects

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills as well as proficiency with MS Office including Word, and Excel.

  • Demonstrated ability to follow direction and work independently, as well as in a team environment.

  • Excellent attention to detail, as well as organization and multi-tasking skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or related discipline

  • Knowledge of MA regulations and guidance documents

  • Experience conducting environmental field investigations and data collection/sampling

  • Experience with various contaminants including petroleum compounds, metals, chlorinated compounds, etc.

  • Office experience related to scheduling, lab coordination, data evaluation, technical report writing, and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC)

Preferred qualifications:

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification with up-to-date 8-hour refresher

  • Experience in hydrogeological and conceptual site modeling a plus

  • Experience conducting Vapor Intrusion (VI) investigations a plus

  • Knowledge of RCRA & CERCLA regulations and HAZMAT assessments beneficial

Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)

Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.