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Jacobs Environmental Geologist - Entry Level in Cincinnati, Ohio

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re focused on cleaning up our communities today to improve tomorrow. We’re looking for an entry-level Geologist to work on complex site characterization and remediation projects for government and private-sector clients.

Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, you’ll participate in a variety of field and office tasks related to planning and implementing environmental investigation and remediation projects for government and private-sector clients. You’ll gain valuable field experience with environmental sampling techniques and subcontractor oversight, spending about 70 to 90% of your time in the field. You’ll balance your field work with some time spent in the office working on data interpretation and visualization, quantitative modeling, report writing, and coordinating field work. Safety will be your priority, as you contribute to “incident free” operations and maintain the highest standards of Health & Safety in everything you do.

You’ll have the opportunity to help create a more sustainable world by ensuring environmental compliance, environmental management, and health and safety while working on diverse projects. In this role, you’ll work with experienced geologists, engineers, and project managers who will help you start your environmental consulting career at a place like no other, a company that is invested in you and the environment around us.

Kick off your environmental career at Jacobs – where we’ll empower you to learn and grow as you deliver environmental projects that make our world better.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Geology or other closely related science field

  • 0-2 years of experience within environmental consulting or related field

  • 40-hr HAZWOPER certificate or the ability to obtain this certification

  • Be physically fit to perform fieldwork and wear a respirator, if needed

  • Ability to travel for field projects up to 70-90% of the time

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment

  • Experience with Microsoft Office software

Additional information:

Estimated travel requirement is approximately 70 to 90%, generally related to fieldwork. Over time (approximately 3 to 5 years) fieldwork and travel will decrease with increasing office work.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.