Geologist in New York

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • New York, New York View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Geologist, Apply WSP jobs New York New York. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Geologist

Work location : New York, New York

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 7684

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 experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-Time Geologist/Engineering Geologist, Graduate Geologist/Engineering Geologist, and/or Ph.D. Geologist/Engineering Geologist for our New York, NY office. From this location, our Geotechnical and Tunnelling team provides engineering and geological services for projects throughout the United States.  
This junior-level position offers an opportunity to join a fast-paced team looking to enhance their geological field team working on subsurface investigations throughout the country as well as office-related work, including but not limited to assisting the Project Geologist with Subsurface Investigation Program preparation, geologic profiles, Geotechnical Data Reports, Geotechnical Baseline Reports, Geotechnical Interpretive Reports. Work may require up to 75 percent of the time spent in the field. 
The selected candidate must be comfortable working in the field, independently or with a team; supervising subcontractors; logging and classifying soil and rock for subsurface investigation programs, in addition to working in an office environment, analyzing the geologic field data collected, laboratory data and/or historical data.
Your Impact 
Responsibilities of the Role will include:

Assist and contribute to technical reports, i.e., geotechnical data reports, geological interpretive reports, geotechnical baseline reports, geologic profiles, and technical memorandums, including compiling field and laboratory data.
Work in the field and office environment safely and efficiently; fieldwork will take place during all seasons and weather conditions; you must be able to adapt to all field conditions, lift and move approximately 50 pounds without assistance and operate a motor vehicle.
Participate in a range of field activities; perform geotechnical subsurface investigations, tasks will include but are not limited to soil classification and rock logging; oversight of soil and rock permeability tests, slug tests, hydraulic stress tests, instrumentation installation (i.e., observation wells, vibrating wire piezometers, multi-point extensometers, inclinometers, etc.); and drilling subcontractor and geophysical subcontractor oversight and coordination.
Accurately document (i.e., field forms, logs, daily reports, field notes) daily site activities; Strong verbal communication to convey site conditions and activities accurately and in a timely fashion.
Local and national travel for short- and long-term assignments

Who You Are
Required qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in geology or engineering geology.
1-3 years of experience 
Computer skills and experience with industry-standard commercial computer software, including Microsoft Office, Bentley gINT, etc.
Excellent verbal skills with strong writing and organizational skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work independently and within groups.
Strong problem-solving abilities, enthusiasm, and resourcefulness.
Understanding the importance of health & safety is a top priority.

Preferred Qualifications:

Industry-standard commercial computer software including RocScience SWedge, Unwedge, ArcGIS, Bentley gINT, DIPS, GIS data presentation and modeling software, etc.
Classwork including Structural Geology, Petrology, Hydrogeology, Stratigraphy, Engineering Geology and Geomorphology,
Desire to work toward and obtain a New York Professional Geologist Licensure,
Experience with soil logging techniques using the modified Burmister classification system and Q-system rock logging techniques for tunneling projects, 
10-Hour OSHA Construction Safety Training

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: NEW YORK – PENN PLAZA
All locations: US-NY-New York

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 flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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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