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Location: US-WA-Redmond
Job ID: 2017-13225
Area of Interest: EN - Engineering Geology and Geology
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Masters Degree
Posted Date: 7/28/2017
Experience (Years): 0

Job Responsibilities:
As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth's development while preserving earth's integrity. From more than 170 offices worldwide, our over 7000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a full-time entry-level Geologist for the Redmond, Washington location. The selected candidate will work in project teams to support geologic and geotechnical investigation programs throughout the Pacific Northwest, US, and Canada. You will support geotechnical investigations for building and infrastructure projects and conduct geologic hazard investigations.

Your primary responsibilities will include:
* Perform geologic field reconnaissance and mapping for the identification of geologic hazards;
* Perform subsurface field geologic exploration tasks including drilling and test pit explorations;
* interpretation of subsurface conditions and preparation of exploration records;
* Install monitoring wells for groundwater sampling and water level readings;
* Install and collect data from monitoring instrumentation;
* Perform data compilation and report writing and other related duties to support project teams;
* Office work will include GIS data analysis and management, geologic research and project proposal writing.

Job Requirements:
The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
* Must possess a minimum MS in Geology, Engineering Geology, or Geological Engineering;
* Prior geology work experience not required but preferred;
* Demonstrate competence in understanding geomorphology and surface processes;
* Demonstrated experience and proficiency using GIS to identify geologic hazards using remote sensing data (Lidar and aerial imagery);
* Candidates must be willing to work in the field conducting physically rigorous field geologic data collection in a variety of terrain and weather conditions;
* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.;
* Must have excellent communication and writing skills, with demonstrated report writing skills;
* Must be available to start immediately.

Golder Associates Statement:

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About Golder Associates

Golder Associates is a global company specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee owned since its formation in 1960, Golder now employs over 7,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices located throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America.

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