Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Environmental Engineer
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Minneapolis, MN, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking an entry level Geologist / Engineer / Environmental Scientist with 0 to 2 years of experience to join our Minneapolis, MN Environmental Branch. The candidate will provide assistance with field sampling events (groundwater sampling, soil boring advancement, monitoring well installation and asbestos sampling).


Key Responsibilities

  • Scheduling field sampling events
  • Conducting soil, surface water and groundwater sampling events in various site settings
  • Performing oversight of drilling operations including soil boring advancement and the installation of groundwater monitoring wells and / or piezometers
  • Preparing soil boring logs, monitoring well installation logs, and cross sections
  • Assisting senior staff with the preparation of technical reports including compiling analytical data and preparing potentiometric maps
  • Supporting various projects within Environmental Branch (e.g., Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, asbestos sampling, and wetland delineations)
  • Daytime travel and overnight (up to a week or more) travel required as needed and up to 75% of annual hours may be travel
  • Overtime required, as needed
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license, work outdoors in various weather conditions and frequently lift up to 35 pounds

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology / Engineering / Environmental Science is required (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Ability to apply analytical / scientific thinking to define and solve problems
  • Preferred classwork or work experience in Chemistry, Construction, Demolition, Environmental Compliance & Permitting, GIS, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, and Emerging Contaminants
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with management, staff and clients
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with a willingness to follow detailed instructions and learn new skills
  • Ability to execute field and office tasks and operate independently at times – specifically in field setting
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions and frequently lift up to 35 pounds
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Ability to travel daytime and overnight (up to a week or more) as needed; and up to 75% of annual hours may be travel
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company's driving (MVR) policy

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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