Environmental Geologist or Scientist - Entry-Level
Atlanta, GA  / Marietta, OH  / Chicago, IL 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description
JOB HIGHLIGHTS: KEMRON is seeking an Entry-Level Environmental Geologist or Scientist who is looking for challenging projects where you learn something new every day, a collaborative environment, an established environmental firm with a network of highly skilled geologists, engineers, and scientists, and a firm where you are valued and can choose your career path as you learn what excites you. In this position you would be a member of a team providing environmental consulting services ranging from site investigations to remediation projects. The ideal candidate for this position is a smart, motivated, and detail-oriented team player who is just starting or is early into their career as an environmental geologist or scientist.

  • Perform field work following KEMRON’s training program, including subcontractor management, logging soil borings, overseeing groundwater monitoring well installations, and collecting soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediment samples, as well as documenting field activities
  • Set up field projects, including permitting; hiring subcontractors; coordinating with staff, laboratories, and subcontractors; and obtaining necessary equipment
  • Ensure projects are performed safely
  • Perform data review and interpretation
  • Draft portions of reports documenting field and other efforts
  • Assist the Project Manager and team in ensuring effective client and regulatory agency communication and relations
  • Follow company safety standards, site safety standards, and provide all required site/project permitting
  • Willingness to travel to project sites throughout the U.S.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and be a team player
  • BS degree in Geology, Environmental Science or other related technical field
  • 0 to 3 years related work experience
  • Computer proficiency (including Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Demonstrated verbal communication and technical presentation skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with the ability/desire to lead tasks
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to work more than 8 hours per day when necessary for project success
  • Coursework in sedimentation/stratigraphy, hydrogeology, and chemistry
  • MS degree in Geology, Environmental Science, or other related technical field
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification
  • Geologist in Training or ability to obtain GIT
  • Must pass drug test, possible background check, and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • Must have a valid, current Driver’s License
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID
  • Working experience with AutoCAD and/or GIS Software
  • Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering/Geology Exam
  • Experience with power tools and equipment
  • 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER Training (OSHA HAZWOPER 8-Hour Refresher as necessary)
  • Field activities may require working in inclement weather conditions for an extended period
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, climb, traverse uneven land surfaces and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds
  • Working in a standing position for most of the field workday (with breaks)
  • Ability to drive large pick-up trucks
  • Ability to use hands and fingers to operate field equipment
  • Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function
  • Must complete and pass a medical monitoring physical exam demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required
  • Completion of annual employment physical, as required
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply information on State and Federal technical guidance, and regulations, and compliance determinations
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow KEMRON SOPs, procedures and policies
  • Must be able to work at a computer for extended periods of time on occasion

This is a full-time salaried position reporting to our Marietta, OH office.  Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Project specific needs may require after hours and weekend work, including travel.
KEMRON is an ESOP company offering a full benefits package which includes medical/dental/life/disability/AD&D insurance, a 401(k) Plan and the opportunity to be an employee-owner.
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Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 5 years
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