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Parsons Corporation Geologist in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is an industry leader in delivering technology driven solutions to promote a safer, healthier, and sustainable world class infrastructure to communities throughout the world. Our landmark projects and capital improvement programs support global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, and communications. We are hiring colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on professional challenges in a high energy environment.


We are currently seeking a Geologist / Scientist with 3 plus years of experience who will focus on balance of office operations (planning, assign contractors, reporting) and execution of field operations with a focus on safety, efficiency and compliance with procedures. The successful candidate must be able to work independently as well as in a team at Sites throughout Michigan. The responsibilities for this position will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Soil classification and sampling during drilling, test pitting and excavation activities.

  • Groundwater sampling utilizing a wide variety of equipment.

  • Coordination and supervision of drillers and other subcontractors.

  • Operation of various types of field equipment (e.g. GPS, data loggers, survey level, combustible gas meters, etc.).

  • Completion of field documentation such as activity hazard analysis (AHA) forms, project field reports, field notes, and chain-of-custody forms.

  • Work with Project Managers, using interpersonal and organizational skills, to ensure projects are completed on time and budget.

  • Tabulation/organization of field data and completion of regulatory reports for client and agency submittal.

  • Assist in coordination/training of field activities with other Parsons junior staff.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • A 4-year degree in geology, environmental science, or similar programs.

  • A minimum of 3 year of experience conducting environmental field efforts.

  • Knowledge of Michigan’s environmental regulations (Part 213/201/211/215).

  • Ability to work in a hybrid work arrangement. A hybrid work arrangement refers to splitting time worked between a home office and project locations throughout Michigan. Ideally this position shall be located in central Michigan.

  • Mix of office experience (Initial Assessment Reports, Final Assessment Reports, Closure Reports, etc) and field experience (subcontractor oversight, soil/soil-vapor/GW sampling, etc).

  • A valid driver’s license and the ability and willingness to travel to and from field locations in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois is required.

  • Should be able-bodied as the work requires some physical exertion such as extended periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; lifting; recurring bending or similar activities.

  • Work in adverse weather conditions (i.e. hot, cold, rain and snow).

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Maturity in interaction and ability to operate self-sufficiently in the field or as part of a team.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$42,900.00 - $75,100.00

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!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

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+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

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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