Entry-Level Environmental Engineer or Scientist
Geosyntec Consultants
Charlotte, NC

About $67,000 - $90,000 a year

Looking for a place to start your career? A place where you can work with industry recognized professionals who are solving tough environmental problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! As an Entry-Level Environmental Engineer or Scientist for our contaminated site assessment and remediation practice in Charlotte, North Carolina, you will have the opportunity to apply your academic knowledge to real-world situations while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com.

Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:

Fieldwork involving multi-media environmental sampling, drilling and contractor oversight, and remediation treatment system operation & maintenance;
Chemical data and contaminant fate & transport evaluation;
Groundwater and soil remedy evaluation, cost estimation, design calculations, and implementation;
Environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance services, and permitting;
Database management and data analysis, including preparing maps and figures using GIS/Environmental Visualization Software (EVS) applications; and
Technical reporting and preparation of letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals.
You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture as you kick start your career. Here are some other things you should know about a typical Entry-Level Environmental Engineer or Geologist position with Geosyntec:

Training: This position requires 40-hour OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, scheduled and paid for by Geosyntec. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants
Fieldwork: 25 to 75%
Overnight travel: 25 to 50%
Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual’s own performance and initiative.

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, or earth science (geology, hydrogeology, or geochemistry). (required)
Advanced degree (Masters or Ph.D.) in the above. (preferred)
Related internship or full-time experience in a consulting environment. (preferred)
Engineer Intern (EI) or Fundamentals of Geology (FG) certification. (preferred)
Experience with ArcView, Microsoft Access, Modflow, and/or EVS. (preferred)
Excellent problem solving and technical writing skills for environmental applications. (required)
Valid U.S. driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)

Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.


Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/employee-benefits.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)