Graduate Geologist

WSP USA

Corpus Christi, TX 78467

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

**Graduate Geologist**


Req ID **5604**


**Graduate Geologist**


**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!


**Our Business**


We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.


As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.


**This Opportunity**


WSP is currently initiating a search for a **Graduate Geologist** for our **Corpus Christi, TX or Victoria, TX** office. The following locations will also be considered: Houston, TX; Austin, TX; Round Rock, TX and Dallas, TX. 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 managing office and field-based tasks, performing investigations and preparing technical reports. The position will entail working with mid and upper-level managers to complete engaging projects.


**Your Impact**


+ Performing field-based tasks such as multi-media sampling, soil boring and monitoring well installations, lithologic logging, and aquifer testing;


+ Collecting and managing field and analytical data from investigations. Interpreting hydrogeological information and developing conceptual site models (CSMs) for assessment and remediation projects;


+ Write technical reports summarizing research with findings and conclusions, generating complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and software.


+ Coordinating with contractors (e.g., drillers and analytical laboratories) to support project-specific objectives; and


+ Communicating efficiently with Project Managers, team members and clients.


+ Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but is not limited to, the maintenance of sample collection, laboratory documentation, written procedures, and field/work site logbooks.


+ Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work.


+ Assist with work plan preparation and coordination of field work permitting.


+ 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**


+ Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Hydrogeology, or closely related discipline.


+ Ability to perform field-based tasks.


+ Willingness to travel (including overnight travel) and work in remote areas as dictated by project demands.


+ Acute attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies.


+ An aptitude for using and understanding computer applications.


+ Strong technical and communication skills.


+ Highly familiar with relevant environmental laws, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.


+ Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a scientific and non-scientific audience.


+ Proficient self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.


+ Ability to work independently under general 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.


+ Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.


**Preferred Qualifications:**


+ Master’s in Geology, Environmental Science, or a related field.


+ Experience with implementation of assessment, investigation, remediation and monitoring tasks related to environmental projects.


+ OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER training.


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**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:** 30%


+ **Job Status:** New Graduate


+ **Employee Type:** Full


+ **Primary Location:** CORPUS CHRISTI - FLYNN PKWY


+ **All locations:** US-TX-Austin, US-TX-Corpus Christi, US-TX-Dallas, US-TX-Houston, US-TX-Round Rock, US-TX-Victoria


**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. www.wsp.com


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.\#LI-HYBRID



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