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.


Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.


Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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