Project Engineer/Geologist
Job Type


Role Overview: A Project Engineer/Geologist's main role is to support multiple project managers across a group of sites/projects. The Project Engineer/Geologist is often the most visible staff member to the client and should build relationships with site personnel. The Project Engineer/Geologist provides direction and review to the project field team during the execution of assessments and evaluations. 

Responsibilities: (The following is a list of responsibilities of this position, but is not intended to cover all duties that this position may be required to perform from time to time.)

  • Provide outstanding client services for projects within the Assessment and Remediation business unit.
  • Understand client objectives and develop plans to inform solutions to those objectives.
  • Understand regulatory requirement of various state and federal programs.
  • Work with others to design and implement closure solutions.
  • Plan and implement assessment activities.
  • Prepares a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring correspondence, reports, and other documents from information obtained from the staff, files, and other sources.
  • Independently notes and follows-up on professional commitments made at meetings, or as affected by other staff members, coordinates meeting arrangements, and schedules meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Creates a variety of quality outputs in a professional and timely manner.
  • Interprets annotations, construction plans, historical references, interviews, on-site investigations, and site plans in developing the appropriate document submission to satisfy client’s needs.
  • Independent performance of a variety of technical duties.
  • Serves as a fully qualified team member in field activities as needed and/or office projects.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Provide accurate, detailed and high-quality products.
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety training to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Group Leader or their designee. 

  Minimum Skills/Experience Required:

· Bachelor’s degree in related sciences or engineering field is required. Master’s degree preferred.

· Minimum of six (6) years of experience is required.

· Professional licensure required (e.g., geologist, hydrologist, engineer).

· Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Adobe Acrobat, ESRI ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, and Microsoft Office Suite. Coding experience a plus.

· 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus.

· Working knowledge of field investigation methods (e.g., drilling, monitoring well installation, sampling of soil, groundwater, sediments, surface water and air).

· Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.

· Excellent math skills required.

· Must maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

· The Project Engineer/Scientist must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail. 

· The Project Engineer/Scientist’s work environment involves work in both indoor and outdoor settings in environments ranging from climate controlled office space to areas where dust, noise, and outdoor weather conditions may be present.

· May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.). 

· The Project Engineer/Scientist must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

· Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

· Travel throughout client service area is required as needed.