837527 - Senior Remediation Geologist

at GEOSYNTEC CONSULTANTS in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

837527 - Senior Remediation Geologist
Primary Location

US-IL-Oak Brook




Position Type 
Regular Full-Time  


Additional Location 


If you are looking for a home for the best years of your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic and innovative firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals, Geosyntec is the place for you! We are seeking an exceptional Senior Remediation Geologist in Chicago or Oak Brook, Illinois, who is interested in being a leader and contributing to innovative and challenging projects, including the financial and technical evaluation, design, permitting, and construction stages. Our client base includes a diverse mix of industrial, institutional and governmental clients.
Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. We operate under a sell-manage-do culture, and so we expect that you'd work on challenging technical projects while leveraging your existing knowledge and experience to help Geosyntec expand its current practices and capabilities through business development and client management. You may also be asked to take on project management responsibilities, along with staff management and development, and mentoring tasks.
Some of the key responsibilities for this position include:
Providing strong technical leadership, guidance and mentoring skills to less experienced staff;
Project management, financial management, resource management including planning and implementing investigation and remediation projects, budgeting and budget management, adherence to schedule, quality, client satisfaction, and profitability;
Reporting including preparation of technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals;
Maintaining a positive health & safety culture which is central to our business;
Preparing for and participating in meetings or negotiations with clients, regulatory personnel, and other parties; and
At times, may require fieldwork including multi-media environmental sampling, drilling oversight, contractor oversight, and remediation system operations, maintenance, and installation
Be a practice leader for one or more innovative remedial technologies (in-situ, thermal, biological, physical-chemical), recalcitrant pollutants (chlorinated solvents, PCBs, heavy metals), emerging pollutants, sediment remediation, MGP sites, vapor intrusion investigation and mitigation, or industrial wastewater treatment.
Here are some other things you should know about this position:
Training: This position requires OSHA/MSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including technical conferences, in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
Fieldwork: Up to 10%
Overnight travel: Up to 20%
Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


Education and Licensure


Bachelor's degree in geology. (required)
Advanced degree the same. (preferred)
Professional registration (i.e., P.G.) (required)


Skills, Experience and Qualifications


At least 8 years (10+ preferred) of direct environmental consulting experience in the Illinois marketplace; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (required)
Detailed understanding of USEPA and State of Illinois environmental regulations. (required)
Experience in development and implementation of site closure strategies. (required)
Active participation in national conferences (Battelle, RemTech, AWMA etc.) and professional organizations (ASCE, AWMA, ITRC etc.). (preferred)
Effectively communicate with clients, colleagues and outside agencies and build effective working relationships, and is always aiming to exceed client expectations; (required)
Demonstrated success in the development and management of clients. (required)
Experience leading teams, projects and early to mid-career professionals; (preferred)
Experience with managing project resources, finances, and... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11230702

Posted On: Aug 28, 2023

Updated On: Sep 27, 2023

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