Junior Geologist/Hydrogeologist or Engineer
Brown and Caldwell
Boston, MA

About $59,000 - $85,000 a year

Brown and Caldwell has an exciting job opportunity for a self-motivated geologist, hydrogeologist, or engineer with two or more years of experience to join the Boston/Andover office within our Private Sector Enterprise. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a growth-oriented professional consulting office with a diverse technical staff of geologists, engineers, and scientists. The selected candidate will work with and be mentored by strong, nationally recognized, senior staff working on a variety of environmental related projects.

Detailed Description:
Position involves a high percentage of field work and some office responsibilities
Perform field data collection and documentation related to site investigations; observation of drilling operations; installation of monitoring and groundwater recovery wells or soil borings, installation of vapor probes; collection and field classification or soil and rock samples and conducting various field tests
Other fieldwork may include groundwater and soil sampling, water-level measurements, aquifer testing, soil vapor sampling, borehole geophysical testing and other tasks as assigned
Under the supervision of senior staff, perform technical evaluations to support remediating, planning, designing, and permitting related to in-situ or ex-situ environmental cleanups, water supply, aquifer recharge, storm water, and other environmental restoration
Assist with the preparation and interpretation of boring logs, hydraulic conductivity calculations and data entry of various field and analytical data
Provide data interpretation, including preparation of data maps, contour maps and cross-sections
Preparation of technical memoranda, compliance permits and report sections

Desired Skills and Experience:
B.S. in Geology, Hydrogeology, or Engineering required, M.S. a plus; related degrees in physical science with knowledge of subsurface geology may be considered
Detailed understanding of geologic principles and general awareness of groundwater flow and environmental concepts
Must be a self-starter, highly organized, results-oriented, reliable, and able to work well with a wide variety of coworkers and subcontractors
Must be willing to work in the field year-round with overnight stay outside the New England area
Field assignments require ability to perform physically demanding work
40-hour HAZWOPER certification a plus
Candidates should have a strong desire and be motivated to obtain a Geologist-in-Training or Fundamentals of Engineering certification, followed by the Registered Professional Geologist or Professional Engineer licensure or equivalent licensure within 3-5 years
Excellent technical writing capabilities required
Valid driver’s license and good driving record
Ability to work for short periods of time in extreme temperatures including heat and cold
Ability to wear required safety equipment at sites including hard hats, steel toed boots (or other approved toe protection), safety glasses, etc.

About Brown and Caldwell

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and 1,600+ professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 70 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. For more information, visit www.brownandcaldwell.com.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

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