Jacobs Early Career Environmental Scientist, Engineer or Geologist in Raleigh, North Carolina

Early Career Environmental Scientist, Engineer or Geologist


Support environmental remediation projects and have a hand in transforming tomorrow. As an early-career environmental engineer/geologist/scientist you will work on environmental consulting activities that may include contaminated site assessment and remediation projects, remedial designs, and treatment systems for hazardous and toxic waste contaminated properties. Working with other members of the team, you’ll spend up to 80 percent of your time supporting field work tasks such as logistics, borehole logging, well installation, soil sampling, groundwater sampling, soil gas sampling, sample management, remediation system O&M, and site reconnaissance. During your time with us, you will also analyze and interpret geologic, hydrogeologic, and environmental chemistry data and contribute to the development of technical reports. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.



  • 0-2 years of environmental field experience including soil, groundwater, and soil vapor sampling

  • Bachelors or Masters in Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science or other closely related technical degree

  • Physically capable of conducting field work in remote locations in varying weather conditions

  • 40-hr HAZWOPER certification or ability to obtain and maintain

  • Environmentally focused education or experience

  • 75% field work and up to 75% travel is required

The ideal candidate should possess and can demonstrate some of the following skills and knowledge:

  • Team and safety-focused, possessing a solution-based work approach

  • 2 to 4 years of experience

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) to communicate effectively with project managers, project teams, subcontractors, and other stakeholders

  • Ability to work in a team environment with a “no task is too small” attitude

  • A person already residing within commuting distance of our Raleigh office is highly preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Raleigh

Travel Yes, 75 % of the Time

Req ID: BIA0003P2