Jacobs Environmental Engineer / Geologist - Remote in Des Moines, Iowa
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When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re focused on cleaning up our communities today to improve tomorrow. We’re looking for a geologist/hydrogeologist to work on site characterization and remediation projects for government and private-sector clients.
Based anywhere in the US but preferably in the west, you’ll work with other scientists, engineers, and project managers on exciting projects in which you will learn from others and pass along your knowledge. Responsibilities will include technical report writing, data analysis, management of large datasets, and intermediate to advanced ArcGIS and Excel software experience. This is primarily a hybrid office based role at least 75% of the time. Position may also include performing or overseeing soil, soil vapor, groundwater, and surface water sampling, procurement of subcontractors, coordinating logistics for field activities, and participating in meetings with clients and regulators. Safety will be your priority, as you contribute to “incident free” operations and maintain the highest standards of Health & Safety in everything you do.
At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.
Continue 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:
B.S. in Hydrogeology or Geology with coursework in hydrogeology
Ability/desire to obtain CA P.G. when eligible
2-3+ years of experience in the environmental consulting industry
Demonstrated technical writing proficiency
Software skills: ArcGIS, Excel (intermediate/advanced preferred for both)
Detail-oriented and quality-oriented
Experience and/or ability to manage large datasets
Ready to transition into a primarily office role (at least 75% of time)
Ideally, You’ll Also Have:
M.S. in Hydrogeology or Geology with coursework in hydrogeology
Licensed CA P.G. (preferred) or G.I.T.
Software skills: M.S. Access, Surfer, Programming (e.g. Python, R), gINT, Adobe Creative Suite, groundwater modeling experience
Experience with fractured bedrock environments and associated complexities
Has a variety of field experience (drilling with different methods, sampling various environmental media, well construction, etc.)
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