Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Geologist
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: St. Louis, MO, US
Status: Active

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Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a Geologist to join our team in St. Louis. This individual will be approximately 30% in the office and 70% in the field primarily on commercial / industrial sites.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Will work under the supervision of a Senior or Associate Geologist
  • Field activities include soil borings, groundwater monitoring well installations, collecting soil, groundwater, surface water and sediment samples as well as documenting field activities
  • Field activities may also include oversight of remediation subcontractors during remediation activities including excavations, pilot studies and remediation system installation
  • Office activities include analysis and interpretation of hydrogeologic data, soil and water analytical results and preparation of reports
  • Will prepare tables and figures using analytical data and topographic / site maps
  • Will perform statistical analysis of data and work with Excel spreadsheets
  • Working knowledge of Access and/or AutoCAD and/or GIS and gINT a plus
  • Research scientific literature and regulatory requirements, prepare permit applications and regulatory compliance reports (such as Discharge Monitoring Reports)
  • Follow company safety standards, prepare site-specific Health and Safety Plans and Job Hazard Analyses
  • Contact and coordinate with subcontractors and set up POs through internal purchasing system
  • Project coordination assisting Project Manager with project financial management, scheduling and communications
  • Our professionals work on many projects at one time and must have the ability to multi-task
  • Maintaining successful client relations is a must
  • Travel to project sites primarily throughout Missouri, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Illinois, Tennessee and Ohio
  • Occasional overnight travel to other states will be required as needed, for up to two weeks at a time

Skills / Qualifications


  • BS in Geology or similar
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 1 to 4+ years of solid field experience (soil borings, well installations, multi-media sampling
  • 1+ years report preparation with good technical writing skills
  • Experience in permitting, compliance and application of environmental regulations to project work
  • Good data management and general organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills for database work and proficiency in MS Office
  • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Willingness to travel to project sites in other states as needed
  • Approximately 10% overnight travel, occasional longer travel up to two weeks at a time
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training completed with subsequent annual refreshers
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


  • Experience on remediation projects desired
  • Experience in due diligence/Phase I ESAs and/or industrial compliance a plus

Physical Requirements 

  • Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions
  • Field activities may require working in specialized protective equipment supplied by employer; Candidate must be physically capable of performing tasks in such equipment

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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