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Staff Scientist or Geologist Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Staff Scientist or Geologist

Geosyntec Consultants, Inc. - Columbus, OH

Posted: 4/7/2021 - Expires: 7/6/2021

Job ID: 226003803


Job Description

If you're looking for a place to grow your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals - Geosyntec is the place for you! As a Staff Scientist or Geologist in our environmental sciences and engineering practice in Columbus Ohio, you will apply your academic knowledge and practical experience to real-world situations related to groundwater geochemistry, contaminated site assessment & remediation, and groundwater management, for a diverse national private and public sector client base, while also learning and expanding the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position may include:

Groundwater geochemical evaluation using industry standard software such as PHREEQC or Geochemist's Workbench;

Chemical data and contaminant fate & transport evaluation;

Data analysis, including preparing maps, tables, and figures;

Fieldwork such as soil and groundwater sampling, drilling and contractor oversight, construction quality assurance and oversight, and remediation system O&M;

Groundwater and soil remedy evaluation, cost estimation, design calculations, and implementation; and

Preparation of technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec's culture.

Here are some other things you should know about this position:

Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.

Fieldwork: Up to 30%

Overnight travel: Up to 10%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


 Bachelor's degree in environmental science, geology or related field. (required)

 Advanced degree in environmental science, geology or related field. (preferred)


Prior related field experience, including observation of drilling and well installation, soil sampling, groundwater sampling, and other field techniques, or equivalent combination of education and experience. (preferred)

Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to environmental remediation. (preferred)

Prior internship experience in environmental consulting. (valuable)

Technical experience in geochemistry, geology, environmental, or related disciplines. (preferred)

Working knowledge of geochemical modeling software. (required);

Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and related software; AutoCAD and/or GIS. (preferred)

Excellent writing and communication skills. (required)

Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for hard working individuals with exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting

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Full Time Employee
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Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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