Environmental Geologist/Engineer - Entry Level
Barr Engineering
Jefferson City, MO

About $56,000 - $71,000 a year

Barr Engineering is seeking an entry-level candidate to join its Jefferson City office in May 2020 and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the evaluation and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: environmental site assessments; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, and vapor; construction observation; remedial design; preparation of drilling logs, geologic maps, cross-sections and drawings, cost estimating and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and will include some out-of-town travel. All applicants should include transcripts with their application.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental or geological engineering, geology, or related field
Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients
Strong technical and problem solving skills
Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets
A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs (up to 20-40% travel and 30-50% field work expected; project needs will vary seasonally and over time)
Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in geological engineering, geology, or related field
Successful completion of a field or research course
Coursework related to groundwater flow
Coursework related to statistics
1-3 years of experience related to environmental work
Familiarity with environmental regulations

NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.
Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.