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Jacobs Environmental Scientist/Geologist/Engineer in Edmonton, Alberta

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 a Scientist, Geologist or Engineer to work on complex site characterization and remediation projects for government and private-sector clients.

Based in Edmonton, you’ll work with other experienced scientists, engineers, and project managers who are ready to collaborate and mentor you, and you’ll pass your knowledge on to others. You’ll participate in a variety of field and office tasks related to planning, evaluating and implementing environmental investigations and remediation projects. You’ll spend about 60% of your time in the field on challenging projects that will grow your interest and experience with Jacobs. You’ll balance your field work with some time spent in the office evaluating and reviewing data, writing reports and preparing project documents, and coordinating logistics for field activities. You’ll be juggling multiple tasks, so we’ll rely on you to prioritize effectively, keeping the big-picture in mind. 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:

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Engineering or other closely related science field

  • Knowledge and experience with various media (e.g., soil, soil vapor, groundwater, surface water and sediment) investigations, data assessments/evaluations, and remediation technologies

  • On-the-job experience related to performing and leading environmental field work for site characterization and remediation projects, and an understanding of methodology and procedures such as drilling (split spoon, auger, sonic, etc) and low-flow groundwater sampling

  • Demonstrated experience working with relevant regulations, particularly those related to risk-based remediation in the AB, BC, and YT regulatory environments

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license or equivalent

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Experience working on active project sites and overseeing subcontractors

  • Strong attention to detail when conducting field work and evaluating data

  • Strong verbal communication and writing skills to communicate clearly and provide detailed reports

Additional information:

Estimated travel requirement is approximately 50%, generally related to fieldwork.

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.

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