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Senior Environmental Geologist / Scientist / Engineer

Post Date:Jan 04, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/30/2017Salary:
Location:US-PA-North Wales Job Reference:NOR00072

Job Description:
GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. 

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 8500 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.  Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

Our office in North Wales, Pennsylvania is looking for a Senior Environmental Engineer, Scientist or Geologist to join their Environmental Services group. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the group and the future of our Contamination Assessment & Remediation service line through site conceptual model development, technical and regulatory strategy development, project management, business development, and staff development/mentoring.

This role will include management and coordination of remedial investigation and remedial action projects throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

  • Planning and coordination of field work including: well installation and soil borings; sampling of soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, soil gas, and indoor air; aquifer testing; groundwater and surface water level monitoring; remedial action implementation and monitoring; geophysical survey; and vapor intrusion mitigation and monitoring
  • Proposal preparation, evaluation of field and laboratory data, evaluation of environmental regulations, workplan and report preparation, and budgeting/cost estimating, scheduling, subcontractor coordination, and client relations
  • Evaluating remedial options and developing remedial work plans
  • Overall interaction with project stakeholders which include GHD management, clients, agencies, local governments and the public
  • Training and mentoring staff

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Geology, Environmental Science, or Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Professional license is highly regarded (i.e. PE or PG)
  • 5-15 years of project management experience of contaminated site assessment and remediation projects
  • Must have completed the OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training or have the ability to complete upon hire
  • Experience working in site remediation under the New Jersey ISRA program, Pennsylvania Act 2 program, RCRA, and/or CERCLA a plus
  • Experience with contaminant transport modelling, aquifer analysis, statistical software, GIS, and/or human and ecological risk assessments a plus
  • Ability to perform work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to recognize need for adjustments in execution strategy and to proactively implement change
  • Experience managing multiple tasks while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail
  • Ability to handle conflicting priorities and work in a fast paced environment
  • Desire to work as a seller-doer in order to assist with developing new business
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Project
  • Able and willing to travel to job sites and client locations as necessary

GHD is a large, well established organization with a culture that promotes teamwork, integrity and respect. As a valued member of the business, you will have the opportunity to work with industry leaders and to develop your career through the GHD Business School.

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.

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please submit your cover letter and resume via the link below.

*GHD does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies and is not responsible for any related fees.

This position does not provide visa sponsorship.


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