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Geologist / Hydrogeologist

GHD Houston Full-Time
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GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region.  Focused on building lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 10,000 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.  

Committed to balanced development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.  

GHD has an opening for a Geologist / Hydrogeologist at our Houston, Texas office. We are seeking a dynamic person to aid in evaluating overall project execution strategy currently in use by our client and work to align processes for ongoing multi-discipline capital projects that are in development/funding stages.

The successful candidate will be required to:

•Perform a variety of duties for groundwater and remediation projects to include but not limited to: investigation, remediation and monitoring of environmental projects
•Plan and implement environmental field work such as monitoring well installation, groundwater monitoring and due diligence assessments
•Prepare routine correspondence, data reports, standardized documents and work plans for internal and client review
•Oversight of contractors and field staff
•Working closely with Professional Geoscientists to provide field support and oversight on a variety of environmental site assessments and remediation projects
•Preparation of subsurface data including potetiometric maps and groundwater models
•Participating in sampling events for groundwater and soil
•Providing oversight of drilling operations including geotechnical borings and monitor well installation
•Creating stratigraphic logs using a variety of drilling techniques including direct push, mud rotary and sonic
•Preparation of technical correspondence, project proposals, technical reports, work plans, and project specifications including cost estimates

 Skills, Competencies, Qualifications: 

•BS or MS in Geology or equivalent with an interest in site investigation and remediation
•Strong problem solving abilities and aptitude
•Ability to present technical information, both written and orally, in a concise and professional manner
•Ability to effectively communicate with other technical professionals, clients, and regulatory officials is a must
•Positive attitude, very strong interpersonal skills
•Willingness to travel (20% office, 80% field)
•Self-starter, flexible team player, willing/able to work on a wide variety of tasks
•OHSA 40-hour HAZWOPER training considered an asset


•Knowledge of gInt, Mod Flow and AQTESOLV considered an asset

To learn more about why GHD is the perfect place to bring your career check out our website www.ghd.com   As a multicultural organization, we support 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, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.  


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