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Professional Geoscientist
United States, Austin
Overview SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking an experienced geoscientist for full-time employment in our Austin, Texas office. Applicant's tasks will predominantly involve being a field supervisor; working with project managers to organize, execute, and report on fieldwork, conducting business development, and being an assistant project manager. Surveys for karst features and preparation of geologic assessments and solution feature plans for karst studies will be key activities. Other tasks will be to conduct groundwater and other technical analyses, as well as Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs). Responsibilities • Field logistical coordinator and supervisor to junior SWCA staff and reporting on project findings. • Surveys for karst features and the preparation of geologic assessments and solution feature mitigation plans. • Excavation and exploration of caves and karst features, including cave mapping. • Groundwater hydrology, drainage basin delineation, and other technical analyses related to karst geology and aquifers. • Preparation of Phase I ESAs in accordance with ASTM standards. • Soil, surface water, and groundwater sampling. Qualifications • Licensed as a Professional Geoscientist in the state of Texas • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Geophysics, Soil Science or related Environmental Science program. • Experience conducting geologic assessments in accordance with the the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality's (TCEQ's) Edwards Aquifer Rules (30 TAC 213) and TCEQ's current applicable “instructions to geologists”. • Experience performing surveys for karst geology and federally listed cave biota species. • Prior experience with the preparation of technical reports for submittal to clients and resource agencies. Preferred: • Experience completing solution feature protection plans where TCEQ Form 10256 is proposed for TCEQ approval. • Experience completing Phase I ESAs in accordance with ASTM standards. • Experience in field assessments for Habitat Conservation Plans. • Experience with City of Austin Land Development Code (Title 25). • Desire to conduct business development efforts. Additional Information: • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required. SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms. If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email [email protected] or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/j7AW7gCJqMnKS1A1IlrgV PI130906184
Engineering & Science
Scientific Research
Full Time
27 $
/ hour
6 months ago
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