The Project Geoscientist is to be responsible for the planning and execution of the technical aspects of a project within established schedule and budget constraints. Under the operational supervision of a Project Manager, the Project Geoscientist will perform related responsibilities as assigned, such as:
- Execution of all assigned project tasks in accordance with correct procedure and the project work plan.
- Prepare reports and proposals as requested by the Project Manager.
- Ensure compliance with technical project specifications and standard operating procedures defined in the project work scope.
- Compile specifications and procure subcontractors in coordination with the Project Manager.
- Interpret data, draft segments of technical reports, and assist developing recommendations for clients.
- Monitor financial project performance, including the performance of subcontractors, when assigned the responsibility of task or project leader.
- Maintain sensitivity toward client.
- Participate in project discussions with client, regulatory agency personnel, and other departments and offices.
- Manage time effectively to complete projects and reports; work closely with Project Managers to identify and overcome obstacles to completing projects.
- Author reports which will include data interpretations and conclusions. Participate in developing report recommendations.
- Provide Technical Leadership
- Provide input to the appropriate supervisor when potential improvements in project technical quality are identified.
- Clearly document activities involved in assigned tasks in accordance with established project plans and department/division, QA/QC plan.
- Solve technical problems on projects with appropriate assistance from senior staff.
Bachelor's Degree plus five (5) years of experience or equivalent. Master's Degree plus three (3) years of experience or equivalent.
Knowledge of and experience with Georgia EPD Hazardous Waste Regulations.
Willingness to travel for extended periods.
Ability to work in the field for extended periods and under less than ideal conditions.
Knowledge of field sampling procedures.
Knowledge of risk-based corrective actions including RCRA Facility Investigations, CERCLA RI/FS.
Ability to supervise subcontractor work crews.
Desired, but not necessary: Ability to prepare work plans, health and safety plans, soil and groundwater monitoring reports.