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Parsons Corporation Staff Geologist in Pasadena, California

Staff Geologist


Pasadena, California, United States

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Ready to put your geological knowledge to work on marqueeenvironmental projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of general geological and field tasks tasks on complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Geologist for our rapidly expanding environmentalprojects located in Southern California. You will be based out of our Pasadena office. You will need to be open to travel to site locations throughout Los Angeles County and Orange County, CA.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your standard scientific experience and engineering techniques will propel your career forward. We need our Geologists at this level to applyexperience and increasing proficiency in the use of geological theories, practices, and company policies.

In this role you will compile and compute a variety of data. You may analyze test data, develop or prepare descriptive charts, figures, or matrices; test specifications; or make recommendations regarding these items. Our geologists at this level are qualified professionals, proficient in utilizing most of the relevant theories and practices of the discipline. Assignments involve application of computer software (including spreadsheets, CAD, aquifer test analysis, etc.), as well as computer modeling of groundwater flow patterns. Willingness to travel and/or relocate to field sites is expected.


  • Performs various field and office tasks requiring the application of standard geological principles and theories.

  • Conducts soil, surface water, groundwater, sediment, and other environmental sampling programs.

  • Oversees and provides technical guidance for stratigraphic and groundwater drilling programs.

  • Assists in the geological mapping and in performing basic geologic analyses and interpretation.

  • Analyzes and interprets geological data, which may include hydrogeology and/or hydrogeochemistry.

  • Analyzes and interprets environmental sample analysis results within the context of the geological setting.

  • Describes and classifies soils and rocks with accuracy.

  • Prepares geologic maps and cross sections, which may include potentiometric surface maps and hydrographs.

  • Develops materials and assists in completing reports on finished field work.

  • Assists in geologic report preparation.

  • May provide technical guidance to lower-level Geologists.

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


  • 4-year degree in Geology or related field

  • 3-5 years of related work experience

  • Proficiency in various computer software applications typically used geological analyses

  • Familiarity with related environmental rules and regulations is preferred

  • Requires a demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication skills

  • Thorough understanding of all environmental rules and regulations

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

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.