Staff Engineer/Scientist/Geologist
Portland, OR 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description
Staff Engineer/Scientist/Geologist

Kennedy Jenks provides engineering and scientific solutions for innovative water and environmental projects since 1919. We deliver exceptional service and highly qualified professional staff to solve the unique challenges of public agencies and private industry clients across the United States.

We are looking for an exceptional Staff Engineer, Scientist or Geologist to join us in our Portland, OR office.

What you'll be doing:

You will work in the environmental consulting industry on a variety of projects and tasks including:

  • Groundwater and soil sampling to support environmental site investigations
  • Documenting field observations, recording and analyzing technical data
  • Using, calibrating, and troubleshooting field instrumentation
  • Assisting in the development of technical reports, including writing and data analysis
  • Developing figures and tables in support of technical reports
  • Coordinating with laboratories and other subcontractors
  • Collecting and analyzing technical data for subsurface investigations and remediation sites under direction of a project manager
  • Operating and maintaining remediation systems
  • Traveling frequently to project sites and other Kennedy Jenks offices

If you are safety-focused, technically strong, have exceptional communication and organizational skills, are comfortable with a fast pace, and have a client-service perspective, you will thrive here.

Depending upon client requirements, this position may be subject to drug testing before starting work at the client site and randomly thereafter.

  • BS or MS degree in engineering, geology, environmental science or related discipline
  • Relevant experience or internship
  • Ability to travel frequently
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Preferred Qualifications or Expertise:
  • Field and environmental sampling experience
  • Environmental drilling experience
  • AutoCAD
  • ArcGIS
  • Soils characterization (USCS)
  • Hydrogeology
  • Environmental remediation systems
  • Knowledge of Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA)
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER trained

As an employee-owned firm, Kennedy Jenks offers a unique company culture with a corporate commitment to maintaining a positive work/life experience. Kennedy Jenks provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Kennedy Jenks is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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