Junior Scientist or Geologist/Baseline Sample

Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc.
Cranberry, PA
Added: May 6, 2024
Our Pittsburgh area Cranberry Township, PA office seeks a Junior Scientist or Geologist / Baseline Sampler to perform sampling and monitoring activities throughout (Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia).

The position requires outdoor work (year-round), day travel via a company vehicle (including possible overnight stays), and required overtime on a regular basis – which may include evening and weekend work. Dispatching to sampling sites will begin and end at the Cranberry Twp. GES office

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Conducts water / soil sampling and testing activities and other general field related services individually and working with a field partner .
  • Records field notes for specific tasks performed at each site and follows established procedures for documenting all field activities.
  • Calibrates, maintains and updates a variety of screening equipment (Trimble GPS units, Gas Explorers & water quality meters).
  • Ensures all equipment is loaded on the truck to perform the required field activities.
  • Identifies hazardous or dangerous working areas and reports findings to the appropriate GES site supervisor.
  • Communicates and interacts with other staff, subcontractors, clients, regulatory agencies and property owners.
  • May perform limited subcontractor oversight in field-related activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by field services manager or supervisor.
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Geology or a related disciple and 0-1+ years of experience.
  • Must be able to work without direct supervision, while maintaining a commitment to perform all required duties.
  • Must adhere to GES health, safety, security, and environment (HSSE) standards in all activities.
  • Must complete initial and annual refresher OSHA HAZWOPER training and be able to wear PPE.
  • Must possess excellent communication, teamwork, analytical, organizational, writing, and client service skills.
  • Must have a good driving record, and be able to drive a company vehicle (4-wheel drive truck).
  • Walking on uneven terrain, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds.

Our comprehensive benefits include: Hybrid workforce, medical, dental, vision, prescription card, 401k, FSA, LTD, STD, New Parent Leave, 529 CollegeBound Fund, Tuition Assistance, Bonus Plan, and more.

Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc. (GES) believes that diversity and inclusion among our staff is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. At GES, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.