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Parsons Corporation Environmental Geologist in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is adding to our environmental services team! We are hiring environmental geologist with 0 to 12 years’ experience with a desire to support various federal projects across the country in all aspects of environmental investigation and remediation, and an anticipated focus on PFAS. We pride ourselves on our strong culture of technical innovation, versatility, and quality performance and are looking for enthusiastic candidates to join our winning team.

Our team members are required to have exceptional communication, analytical, and organizational skills. We will provide the ideal candidate a collaborative environment with opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

Junior staff (0 – 3 years) to be based in Boston, Austin, Denver, or Atlanta. Ability to work virtually commensurate with experience with non-virtual options available to specific locations - inquire during interview.

What you will be doing:

  • Perform various field and office tasks requiring the application of basic scientific principles and fundamental theories

  • Assist with the drafting of technical proposal and project documents, such as work plans, UFP-QAPPs, and closure reports

  • Participate on multiple teams simultaneously working on varied projects pertaining to - PFAS investigation and remediation, military munitions response, and/or other hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste contamination

  • Perform soil, surface water, groundwater, and sediment sampling efforts

  • Assist in geological mapping and in performing basic geologic, hydrogeologic, and hydrochemistry tasks including preparation of cross sections and compilation of environmental sample analyses

What required skills you bring:

  • 4-year degree in geological sciences, or related discipline

  • Professional Geologist/Geoscientist Registration, or application in process

  • Demonstration of success in working in a team environment, being an excellent team player as well as a leader, as applicable

  • Strong communication and writing skills - an example of an authored writing assignment will be requested

  • Working knowledge of software packages typically associated with the discipline

  • For Junior staff, willingness to travel to project sites and perform field work up to 60% of time

  • A Cover Letter is requested

What desired skills you’ll bring:

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training, or ability to obtain upon hiring

  • Master’s Degree in geology, or related discipline

  • Experience with PFAS projects with advanced PFAS technical training provided

  • Environmental sampling experience of various media using multiple sampling techniques and field equipment

  • Task or project leadership experience both in the field and office and willingness to train and develop junior employees

Ability to perform leadership role supporting PFAS and conventional contaminant projects

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$42,400.00 - $74,200.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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