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Parsons Corporation Senior Geologist / Environmental Scientist in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a talented Senior Geologist / Environmental Scientist to join our team in the Rocky Mountain region! Our team uses the latest technologies and methodologies to perform environmental site characterization, investigation, and remediation, delivering a cleaner, safer planet for our customers and future generations. In this role you will get to perform a variety of geological and environmental tasks.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Perform various field and office tasks requiring the application of standard geological and environmental science principles and theories.

  • Perform independent field work and gather all types of field data pertinent to the assigned project.

  • Conduct or supervise soil, surface water, groundwater, sediment, and other environmental sampling.

  • Conduct or supervise soil classification and sampling during drilling, test pitting, and excavation activities.

  • Execute field projects with health and safety as the top priority.

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

  • Assist in geologic and environmental analyses and interpretation, which may include hydrogeology and/or geochemistry.

  • Analyze and interpret environmental sample analysis results within the context of the geological setting.

  • Prepare figures of environmental data, potentiometric surface maps, geologic maps, and cross sections.

  • Develop materials and complete work plans or reports with some technical oversight.

  • Assist in preparation of proposals and cost estimates and in soliciting bids from subcontractors/suppliers.

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

  • May provide technical supervision or guidance to lower-level geologists or environmental scientists.

  • May serve in an advisory capacity to senior management on specific geology-related matters.

  • May manage site investigation projects of varying size.

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

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geology or related field and typically 5+ years of related work experience.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • A Master’s Degree in Geology or related field.

  • Certification as a professional Geologist is preferred.

  • 5 to 10 years of environmental consulting work experience with a mix of office experience (writing work plans, reports, coordinating field projects, etc.) and field experience (subcontractor/drilling oversight, groundwater/soil sampling, etc.).

  • Familiarity with related environmental rules and regulations (such as CERCLA, RCRA, etc.).

  • Ability to work in a hybrid work arrangement. A hybrid work arrangement refers to splitting time worked between a Parsons office (Salt Lake City or Denver area), virtual office at your own home, and/or project locations other states. Ideally, the candidate for this position shall be located in the Rocky Mountain region, supporting work for Parsons’ offices in Sandy, UT, and Denver, CO.

  • A valid driver’s license, the ability and willingness to travel to and from field locations up to 25% of the time.

  • 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.

  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions (e.g., hot, cold, rain, snow).

  • Demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication skills.

  • Maturity in interaction and ability to operate self-sufficiently in the office or 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:

$61,200.00 - $107,100.00

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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