Experienced Environmental Engineer, Geologist, or Scientist
Geosyntec Consultants
Portland, OR
Are you looking for a home to expand your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals? Geosyntec is the place for you! We are seeking an exceptional Experienced Environmental Engineer, Geologist, or Scientist to help grow our contaminated sediment management practice either in Seattle, Washington, or Portland, Oregon. This position is well-suited for a talented, experienced individual who is interested in becoming a leader and contributing to innovative and challenging projects, including contaminated sediment, soil, and groundwater investigations and remediation, field and project management, and the financial and technical evaluations necessary to implement these projects.

Our client base includes a diverse mix of industrial, institutional, and governmental clients who 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? We expect that you’d work on a variety of challenging technical projects and leverage your existing relationships to help Geosyntec expand its current practices and capabilities.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec’s culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture as you advance to this next stage of your career. Some of the task-level or project management responsibilities you will be asked to do include:

Task and project management, including planning and implementing investigation and remediation projects, budgeting and budget management, adherence to schedule, quality, client satisfaction, and profitability;
Developing and implementing site assessment and remediation work plans, sampling and analysis plans, quality assurance project plans, and health and safety plans;
Sediment, soil, groundwater, and surface water remedy evaluation, cost estimation, design calculations, and implementation;
Data analysis, including preparing maps, tables, and figures;
Preparation of technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals;
Preparing for and participating in meetings with clients, regulatory personnel, and other parties;
Environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance services, and permitting; and
Fieldwork such as sediment, soil, groundwater, and stormwater sampling, drilling and contractor oversight, and remediation system O&M; participating in overwater work activities from a floating vessel collecting sediment and water samples and processing for chemical and biological analyses.
Here are some other things you should know about this position:

Training: This position requires OSHA/MSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including technical conferences, in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants
Fieldwork: Up to 50% on a project by project basis. The applicant is anticipated to be available to perform field work as needed
Overnight travel: Up to 20%
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.

BS degree in engineering, geology, toxicology, environmental sciences, or related field. [required]
Advanced degree in engineering, geology, toxicology, environmental sciences, or related field. [preferred]
At least 5 years of related experience, including site investigations, sediment sampling, oversight of drilling and well installation, and other field techniques. [required]
Professional certification (P.E., R.G., L.S.R.P., or equivalent). [required]
Experience with multi-disciplinary project teams. [required]
Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed. [required]
Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to environmental investigations and clean up. [preferred]
Demonstrated success in the development and management of clients. [preferred]
Project experience involving environmental regulatory compliance, historical research, and environmental assessment. [preferred]
Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers. [preferred]
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.


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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.