Amec Foster Wheeler Senior Geologist (On-call) in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking an on-call Senior Geologist to join our team in Minneapolis. The successful candidate will work on a variety of site investigation / remediation projects and site investigations at industrial / commercial sites and / or government installations and conduct site assessment for real estate transactions. Duties will include performing routine, well-defined field and office assignments (technical and non-technical) including planning, conducting, and reporting on field investigations involving well installations, soil and groundwater sampling, aquifer testing and hydrogeology. Work may be conducted under a variety of regulatory programs (CERCLA, RCRA, UST, Brownfields).

Key Responsibilities

  • Field exploration, inspection, data collection analysis and interpretation

  • Prepare maps, charts, boring logs, cross-sections depicting subsurface conditions

  • Run simple computer programs

  • Perform field testing using equipment and instrumentation

  • Prepare field reports, internal correspondence, sections of final reports

  • Oversee subcontractors and / or other company employees in the field

  • Prepare health and safety plans / job hazard analyses and follow company / site safety standards

  • Contact vendors; research literature and regulatory requirements

  • Conduct scientific calculations

  • B.S. or M.S.in Geology

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong commitment to safety

  • Basic familiarity with MS Office computer software

  • Ability to conduct basic geological field procedures and techniques

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and maintain flexibility while meeting strict deadlines

  • Valid driver's license

  • A physical exam is required to obtain medical clearance to work on hazardous waste sites

  • Flexibility to travel for up to 10 days and work outside normal business hours as required

Physical Demands

  • Able to travel to and work in the field in potentially difficult terrain and under a variety of weather conditions (cold, heat, wind, rain) as required to accomplish project execution

  • Able to occasionally lift over 50 pounds

  • Able to wear respirator, if required to mitigate dust or fumes

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.

Requisition ID: 2016-14495

Name: On Call