Mid-Level Environmental Geologist or Environmental Professional

Requisition ID 
Department / Discipline 
Vacancy Type / Position Type 
Staff / Permanent
Work Location
US Albuquerque New Mexico

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. is currently seeking a Mid-Level Geologist or Environmental Professional to join our team in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Mid-Level Geologist/Environmental Professional will provide a diverse range of field and office support tasks, including, but not limited to, regulatory compliance, environmental field data collection, monitoring well installation, mathematical calculations, assist in development of regulatory compliance plans, developing and updating project schedules, tracking project expenses, preparing technical reports, plans, and specifications. Projects are primarily located within the Southwest Region of the United States, however there is potential for projects throughout the United States and abroad. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with personnel at other Amec Foster Wheeler offices throughout the company.


Key Responsibilities

  • This position offers the opportunity to work with, learn from, and be mentored by senior environmental staff
  • Will work as part of our Environmental Group focusing on environmental remediation and regulatory compliance projects
  • The position is approximately 25% field work and 75% office work on industrial, commercial and federal sites
  • Field activities may include: logging of soil borings and rock cores, design and oversight of groundwater supply wells, design and oversight of monitoring well installations and geophysical logging programs, collection of environmental samples, working at locations with hazardous environments, oversite of subcontractors, enforcing health and safety requirements, review of seismic and subsurface geophysical data, collecting aquifer testing, as well as documenting field activities
  • Office activities include tracking of project scope, schedule, and budgets, responding to client requests for information, preparation of boring log documentation, analysis and interpretation of data and analytical results and assistance with the preparation of work plans, sampling and analysis plans, site assessment reports and/or groundwater monitoring reports
  • Additional office activities will include preparing various draft project reports, such as location studies, environmental studies, regulatory compliance plans, under direct supervision of Group Manager, execute a variety of basic environmental activities, including data collection and compilation, and assembly and analysis of field information
  • Will be expected to thoroughly check permit applications, data tables, figures and boring logs/well construction diagrams
  • Will perform field mapping and map preparation and maintain spreadsheets/databases of chemical results and other data for projects, prepare charts, conduct routine scientific calculations and run computer programs
  • Will assist with project management and provide support to the group manager for a variety of project management tasks, including invoicing, preparing project deliverables, reviewing subcontractor invoices and tracking hours and budgets for projects ranging in size and complexity
  • Will follow company safety standards, participate in safety training and prepare and implement site safety plans
  • Will travel to projects sites - Approximately 25% overnight travel

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS in Geology, Hydrogeology or related technical degree; MS in Geology, Hydrogeology or Engineering desired but not required
  • 3+ years’ experience in the environmental consulting field
  • Understanding of groundwater modeling and transport concepts are a plus
  • Experience with overseeing the design, testing and installation of monitoring wells is a plus.
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have solid technical report writing skills
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Suite, Outlook, ArcGIS)
  • Attention to detail, organization abilities and strong time management capabilities required
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours
  • Will be required to lift equipment and carry laboratory samples
  • Experience collecting geotechnical samples and interpreting results of geotechnical lab tests is a plus
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER OSHA training desired
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 25% + field work in outdoor environments
  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects sites - Approximately 25% overnight travel
  • Requires the ability to lift 40 pounds

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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