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Graduate Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Hydrogeologist

Company: GHD
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world---s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. Our office in Des Moines, Iowa is looking for an entry level Environmental Engineer, Environmental Scientist or Hydrogeologist to join our growing team. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your professional skills by learning from the senior-level staff within our Waste Management and Contamination Assessment & Remediation service lines. Your work will vary with the successful applicant---s experience and interest; potential service areas include environmental characterization and remediation, due diligence, environmental permitting, solid waste, and industrial hygiene. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Providing technical and project management services to our existing and future clients on a variety of projects
  • Developing and implementing scopes of work, budgets, and schedule
  • Completing both office- and field-related responsibilities
  • Communicating with internal and external clients
  • Coordination with and management of contractors and service providers
  • Preparation and review of reports
  • Assisting with Emergency Response associated with train derailments, pipelines, or other response needs throughout Midwest region
  • Participation in a proactive safety culture, aspiring for continuous improvement
  • Travel and field work up to 75% of the time For success in this position, you will possess the following skills and qualifications:
    • Bachelor---s and/or Master---s degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology/Hydrogeology or related field
    • 0 to 3 years of relevant experience including a mix of field, data evaluation and interpretation, and technical report writing
    • EIT preferred with intent to pursue Professional Engineering (PE) license
    • Working knowledge of methods and procedures for site characterization, hydrogeological analysis, and remediation of contaminants in soil, soil vapor, indoor air, and groundwater
    • Familiarity and experience with State of Iowa rules, NCP, RCRA, and CERCLA are a plus.
    • Self-starter, flexible team player, willing/able to work on a wide variety of tasks
    • Willingness to travel, including extended overnights, to project sites in the Midwest
    • Ability to perform field work and lift up to 50 pounds
    • A valid driver---s license and clean driving record required As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status. #LI-AS1

Keywords: GHD, Des Moines , Graduate Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Hydrogeologist, Engineering , Des Moines, Iowa

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