Geologist or Environmental Scientist - Mid Level
GES Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc. - Aurora, IL

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Our Aurora, Illinois office seeks an experienced environmental professional with case or project management experience on terminal, pipeline, refinery and/or industrial projects

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Responsible for most aspects of case management/project management with senior oversight.
  • Prepares technically accurate, complete and concise work plans based on evaluation of site data needs.
  • Performs or manages the implementation of project work plans including staff briefing, scheduling, subcontractor coordination and sample collection.
  • Evaluates, analyzes and interprets technical data relative to project-specific goals, creates and interprets accurate data display graphs and figures, completes basic fate and transport analysis, and identifies data gaps and data needs leading to development of a Conceptual Site Model.
  • Works with and mentors junior staff to ensure all resources are in place for proper fieldwork and reporting execution.
  • Develops and manages budgets, evaluates budget vs. plan and analyzes cost control efficiencies.
  • Communicates with clients, third party and regulatory agents regarding project status, schedules and compliance issues.
  • Ensures adherence to client and corporate contract specifications in all activities including Health, Safety, Security, and Environment.
Skills/Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Geology, Environmental Science or Engineering and 4-6+ years of related experience. Experience must include hands on field and office based in environmental consulting field. Case management experience on terminals, pipelines, refinery and/or industrial projects preferred
  • Must possess excellent communication and technical writing skills and be able to independently prepare a complete deliverable report with a focus on QA/QC and an attention to detail
  • Must have working knowledge of Illinois regulations; other Midwest state regulatory knowledge is a plus
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe, geologic logging/cross section programs required. Experience with database/graphics management (EQuIS, GIS, CAD) a plus
  • P.G (Professional Geologist) or PE (Professional Engineer) certification or the ability to obtain is a plus
  • A Background Check and an Alcohol/Drug Screening are required, as well as an assessment of core skills based on GES’ internal position level guidelines.
Our comprehensive benefits program includes: medical, dental, vision, prescription, 401k, FSA, STD, LTD, New Parent Leave, 529 CollegeBound Fund, Tuition Assistance, Bonus Plan, and more.

GES is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that strongly values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D

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