Graduate Geologist in Decatur

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

Job Description

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


Position : Graduate Geologist

Work location : Decatur, Alabama

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 Full-Time Graduate Geologist for our Decatur, AL office. In this role you will have opportunities to use your knowledge of geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, geophysics, etc. to provide world-class consulting services to a variety of clients.
Your Impact

Perform field work, data collection, data interpretation and evaluation.
Perform office-based data review and geologic field reconnaissance and mapping for the identification of geologic hazards.
Assist with geophysical field investigations including seismic refraction, electrical methods, and borehole geophysical projects.
Perform subsurface field geologic exploration tasks including drilling and test pit explorations.
Perform various media sampling (groundwater, surface water, soil, air, etc.).
Conduct Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments consistent with ASTM standards; and
Perform data compilation, report writing and other related duties to support a project team.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Geology.
Ability to operate, trouble shoot, and maintain field testing and monitoring equipment.
Ability to lift and transport a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis during the course of work.
Safely operate a vehicle on behalf of the company.
Pass DOT certification training to operate a field truck pulling an equipment trailer.
Willingness to travel for field work as dictated by project demands which could be as much as 75% of the time and to periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs.
Detail-oriented, team player with good communication, analytical, organization, and time management skills.
Performance of work in inclement weather conditions following OSHA requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Geology or Geophysics.
Experience performing soil and rock logging.
Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills, along with willingness to work as part of a group.
Exhibit strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite; experience with other data analysis and database tools 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: 25%
Job Status: New Graduate
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: DECATUR – 5TH AVE
All locations: US-AL-Decatur

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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