You know you are in the right career when work becomes play, when organization purpose aligns with your personal purpose, making every day a meaningful day. Your voice is valuable, respected and celebrated, where you are free to be your full authentic self. Your work helps the industry, the environment, and the planet Earth in positive ways while you get the opportunities, support, and benefits you need.
Arcadis is seeking a Scientist or Geologist to join our Concord, CA office. This is a position for a dynamic individual looking for career growth in environmental consulting and the environmental remediation market. This full-time position is expected to support environmental investigation and remediation projects and will be working alongside and supporting multiple projects and project managers.
Responsibilities will include a combination of field and office related tasks including:
- Oversight of subcontractor drilling operations
- Soil or rock core logging during drilling
- Soil, groundwater, and air sampling in compliance with State and Federal standards
- Implementation of injection or other in-situ based remedial technologies
- Oversight of remedial system installations
- Aquifer testing
- In collaboration with senior scientists, evaluate data to support conceptual site models for environmental investigations, delineate the nature and extent of contamination, and modify and optimize post-remedy long-term-monitoring programs.
- Assist with writing technical reports, work plans, letters, and memoranda
- Coordinating work schedules with subcontractors, including obtaining subcontractor quotes
- Health and safety stewardship and following safety procedures
- Work effectively with project teams, clients, and all other stakeholders #LI-AD1
While this position requires both field and office work, the candidate can expect to spend up to 75% of their time in the field. The position will require periodic extended (up to 6-week rotation) travel within the U.S. up to 20% of the time, and regional travel up to 75% of the time. Field work may be performed at project sites with environmental media (e.g., soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, etc.) that has been impacted with hazardous substances and/or hazardous wastes. Field work is performed in all weather, including inclement conditions (i.e., rain, snow, etc.)
- BS in environmental science, geology, or related field
- 40-hour HAZWOPER (8-hour annual refresher if applicable)
Arcadis appreciates the value inherent to a diverse, equitable workforce and an inclusive work environment. We value the differences between people and the contribution these differences make to our business. In line with the Arcadis value of integrity and our keystone behavior: We value each other, we are committed to ensuring that all employees feel valued, included, and are treated with respect and dignity.
Why Choose Arcadis?
Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles. Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.
Now more than ever, businesses and governments recognize the need to incorporate environmental concerns into their decision making. As the leader in global environmental services, Arcadis has provided groundbreaking sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most complex projects. We wrote the book on environmental remediation, and our experts continue to pioneer the development and application of cutting-edge approaches in environmental planning, site evaluation, environmental construction and strategic environmental consulting. We are encouraged to innovate, apply emerging technologies and develop better solutions through global learning opportunities and workshops. Our team improves quality of life for our clients and their communities. Join us today!
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.