Environmental Scientist/ Geologist - 1742

at Arcadis U.S., Inc in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Successful applicants for this position must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and be fully vaccinated, or have a valid waiver, by date of hire. Proof of vaccination is required.

Role description:

Arcadis is currently searching for a Geologist or Environmental Scientist to join our team in Wilmington, DE.

Role accountabilities:

What you will do:
  • Fieldwork in all weather conditions
  • Perform fieldwork which may include drilling oversight for soil sampling and/or groundwater well installation, groundwater sampling, excavation oversight, in-situ remediation, operation and maintenance of remediation systems, and vapor intrusion/soil gas surveys. Tasks will require some subcontractor oversight.
  • Extensive and detailed note taking
  • Coordination and communication with project managers and other office staff
  • Exhibiting ownership of delegated tasks, including responsibility for coordination and delivery of on-schedule and on-budget tasks
  • Assist Project Managers (PMs) and Assistant PMs (APMs) with planning environmental investigation and remediation tasks, and assist with writing and preparing technical reports, work plans, letters, and memorandum.
  • Office work may include task coordination, data compilation and interpretation, cost estimates, health & safety plan preparation, report writing, regulatory file review, proposal writing, project strategy development, schedule and budget, and establishment of subcontracts.
Who you are:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Independent thinking skills
  • Ability to work successfully in a team setting as well as independently
  • Understanding that fieldwork will be an important part of this role for 2 - 3 years
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office-based software programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Qualifications & Experience:

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or a related discipline
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience
  • 40 hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification
  • USEPA and MDE regulatory program experience
Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible cust

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Job Posting: 898245

Posted On: Jan 16, 2022

Updated On: Feb 15, 2022