Geologist in Columbus

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Columbus, Ohio View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Geologist in Columbus Ohio. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Columbus.


Position : Geologist

Work location : Columbus, Ohio

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Golder is now officially part of WSP, adding approximately 7,000 consultants and service providers across Canada, the United States, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa. Golder’s world class expertise within the Earth and Environmental sector and Mining industry will be added to WSP’s platform, creating new opportunities for employees and clients. Together we become the leading global environmental consulting firm, with approximately 14,000 environmental experts. 
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Geologist for our Columbus, Ohio office.    Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.  In this role you will participate in environmental projects that involve field investigations, subcontractor oversight, report preparation, limited task management, and working as a team with coworkers.
Your Impact

Subsurface site investigations involving drilling, soil classification, rock coring and logging, and well installation;
Groundwater, surface water, soil and air sampling;
Operation, maintenance and monitoring of remedial systems;
Investigation-derived data tabulation and evaluation;
Regulatory report writing; and
Phase I environmental site assessments.
This position will involve a mix of office and field work.  The position requires overnight travel and fieldwork as dictated by project demands.
Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work.
Complete training on assigned tasks.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

B.S. in Geology, or closely related discipline. 
1 to 3 years of experience working as a Geologist in the environmental field.  
Qualified candidates will have project and client management experience in subsurface site characterization, analytical data evaluation, remediation planning, environmental regulations, writing reports and small proposals, and performance of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments.
Excellent verbal and strong writing and organizational skills combined with leadership ability, a positive attitude, and ability to work both independently and within groups.  
Ability to routinely write letters and regulatory reports with some assistance from senior professionals.
Ability to independently tabulate, evaluate, and draw conclusions from assessment data generated from field investigations and Phase I environmental site assessments.
Ability to organize and coordinate field investigations.
Strong computer skills including use of Word and Excel to create letters, reports and tables.
40 Hour OSHA health and safety training.
Remedial system operation and maintenance experience is a plus.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a scientific and non-scientific audience.
Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation and communication software, technology, and tools.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
Travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Geology or closely related discipline
Ohio regulatory experience is a plus.

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 50%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: COLUMBUS – DUBLIN RD
All locations: US-OH-Columbus

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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