Stantec System

Staff Geologist

Location US-WA-Lynnwood
Posted Date 6 months ago(9/18/2017 7:04 PM)
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# of Openings Remaining
Experience (Years)
Environmental Services

Your Opportunity

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.


Your Duties

Duties may include handling day to day tasks such as:

  • This position will be approximately 75% office work and 25% field work.  The office is in Lynnwood, Washington and may require occasional visits to the Bellevue office.
  • Assist with the implementation and management of EPA brownfield projects.
  • Work will be conducted under the supervision of a project manager.
  • Preparing project deliverables including Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, quarterly progress reports, work plans, sampling and analysis plans, in whole or in part, depending on the size and complexity of the document.
  • Participate in proposal preparation (work scope, task-level budgeting, cost estimates), may perform calculations, gather or review information, or prepare standard sections of proposals.
  • Developing tables and figures using analytical data and topographic / site maps.
  • Responsible for coordinating with subcontractors (such as analytical laboratories, private locators, and drillers) while performing office assignments.
  • Periodic field work may be required, including Phase I ESA site visits, ground water sampling, environmental drilling, and windshield surveys.  Experience with construction oversight, remediation system operation and maintenance activities a plus, but not required.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A BS in Geology, Engineering, Environmental Sciences or related Earth Sciences.
  • Preferred Washington State Licensed Geologist or the ability to the complete the licensing requirements within 1 year of hire date.
  • 5+ years of solid field experience (soil borings, well installations, multi-media sampling).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • GIS experience a plus.
  • Position requires strict adherence to health and safety procedures, attention to detail, good work ethic, and a passion for high quality workmanship.
  • Candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills, combined with the ability and flexibility to work in a dynamic, challenging and fast paced environment.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required.
  • OSHA 40-hour training preferred with subsequent annual refreshers.
  • Prior to employment with Stantec a successful passing of a physical and drug/alcohol screen will be required.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to stoop, kneel, climb and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to use hands to operate field equipment.
  • Ability to wear a respirator as required.
  • Work at remote sites around construction equipment, drilling rigs and environmental contamination.
  • May be subject to periods of extreme heat and cold and other environmental conditions such as wind, rain, and humidity.

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