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Environmental Engineer, Geologist, or Scientist

Location: Washington, DC, United States
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Your role at GEI.   
  
GEI’s Washington DC office continues to grow and is seeking a highly motivated Environmental Scientist, Engineer or Geologist within Metro DC or the surrounding areas of Virginia and Maryland to join our team. This individual will perform a broad range of environmental consulting duties to support our environmental due diligence, investigation, remediation, and permitting practices in Metro DC and surrounding areas.   
  
Essential Responsibilities & Duties   
  • Conduct, prepare, and implement a variety of environmental projects throughout the region.
  • Outline, compose, and present written arguments based on site-specific data and scientific judgment using clear, concise, and persuasive writing is a core requirement for this role.
  • Perform data management and analysis, preparing reports, and assisting with preparation of technical presentations for delivery to clients and regulators.
  • Solicit bids from subcontractors, coordinate the work, provide technical oversight to subcontractors, both in the field and remotely, including review of invoices and work proposals. 
  • Develop scopes of work and cost estimates.
  • Collaborate with various team leads locally and nationally to support various program initiatives and needs.
  • Describe and classify soil and collect soil and groundwater samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Assist with preparation of permit applications to support project work.
  • Oversee monitoring well installation and interpret geophysical data.
  • Report daily progress in the field to supervisor or project manager.
  • Travel to project sites and overnight stays required.
Minimum Qualifications   
  • B.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Geology, or Environmental Science.
  • 4 to 8 years of progressive experience in the environmental field with hands on experience in field investigation methods and data analytics with a demonstrated safety culture.
  • Experience with data analytical methods, various graphical presentation tools, and integrating information to support scientific conclusions.
  • MS Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willing and able to travel on short-term and long-term assignments as needed.
  • Ability to support with field oversight for an ongoing multi-year project located in Frederick, MD.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications   
  • M.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Geology, or Environmental Science. 
  • Experience with and/or willing to learn GINT, GIS, CAD, and 3D visualization software.
  • OSHA 40 hr. HAZWOPER. 
We are GEI.   
  
Some of the world’s most pressing problems – from climate change to sustainable development, to critical infrastructure and the future of our energy supply – need our brightest and diverse minds working together to create safer, more resilient communities for tomorrow.     
  
We are technical experts, collaborators, and entrepreneurs who draw from diverse backgrounds to solve our clients’ most complex challenges.     
  
With approximately 60 offices across North America, we offer a range of engineering, science, and technical consulting services. Our range of expertise, project types, and culture make us the choice for top talent in the AEC industry.   
  
Employee-owned. Employee-focused.    
  
As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees support our flat leadership structure, have a say in how our business operates and benefit from our financial success. We are committed to employee growth with career development opportunities, competitive total rewards, a well-being program, flexible work arrangements and more.  Our company culture is driven by our 4 Cs – we are Client-Centered, Curious, Collaborative, and Community Minded – which support our focus on sustainability, safety, diversity, equity and inclusion. Get to know us better by visiting GEI’s career site here.   
  
GEI’s Total Rewards Package Includes   
  • Market-Competitive Compensation, including Eligibility for an Annual Performance Bonus
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and More
  • Well-Being Program and Paid Parental Leave
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Hybrid Work Schedules and Home Office and Cell Phone Stipends
  • GEI University (GEIU) with Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Connecting Conversation Program with a Focus on Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Support and Financial Rewards for Publication Awards, Professional Dues, and Professional Licenses
  • Paid Holidays and Generous Paid Time Off Program
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)
  • Opportunity to be an Owner and Shareholder (Learn more here)
  • A Vibrant Culture that is Focused on Partnership, Sustainability, Giving Back to Our Communities and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • And More…
·         WORK ENVIRONMENT    
    
    
    
Functional Demands:      
    
    
    
X   
Sedentary   
   
Light   
   
Medium   
Other   
    
    
Activity Level Throughout Workday (check one per row)    
Physical Activity Requirements   
Occasional   
(0-35% of day)   
Frequent   
(33-66% of day)   
Continuous   
(67-100% of day)   
Not Applicable   
Sitting   
   
   
6-8 hours   
   
Standing   
0-1 hour   
   
   
   
Walking   
0-1 hour   
   
   
   
Climbing   
   
   
   
X   
Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds)   
0-10 pounds   
   
   
   
Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)   
0-10 pounds   
   
   
   
Carrying objects   
0-1 hour   
   
   
   
Push/pull   
   
   
   
X   
Twisting   
0-1 hour   
   
   
   
Bending   
0-1 hour   
   
   
   
Reaching forward   
0-1 hour   
   
   
   
Reaching overhead   
0-1 hour   
   
   
   
Squat/kneel/crawl   
   
   
   
X   
Wrist position deviation   
   
3-5 hours   
   
   
Pinching/fine motor skills   
1-2 hours   
   
   
   
Keyboard use/repetitive motion   
   
   
6-8 hours   
   
Taste or smell (taste=never)   
0-1 hour   
   
   
   
Talk or hear   
   
3-5 hours   
   
   
Accurate 20/40   
Very Accurate 20/20   
Not Applicable   
Near Vision   
X   
   
Far Vision   
X   
   
   
   
Yes   
No   
Not Applicable   
Color Discrimination   
X   
Sensory Requirements   
Minimal   
Moderate   
Accurate   
Not Applicable   
Depth perception   
X   
   
   
Hearing   
X   
   
   
   
   
Environment Requirements   
Occupational Exposure Risk Potential   
Reasonably Anticipated   
Not Anticipated   
Blood borne pathogens   
X   
   
Chemical   
   
X   
Airborne communicable diseases   
X   
   
Extreme temperatures   
   
X   
Radiation   
   
X   
Uneven surfaces or elevations   
   
X   
Extreme noise levels   
   
X   
Dust/particulate matter   
   
X   
   
   
Other (exposure risks):    
   
   
Usual workday hours:   
X   
8   
   
10   
   
12   
Other work hours   
   
    
    
    
    
   
    
    
    
    
   
GEI is an AA/equal opportunity employer, including disabled and veterans.   

   
   
   
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