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Stantec Associate Geologist or Scientist in Santa Ana, California

Associate Geologist or Scientist - ( 230002A5 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec's is currently seeking an Associate Level Geologist or Scientist to support our team of professionals on environmental site assessment and remediation projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously as the client’s representative. Adherence to the approved scope, budget and schedule are imperative.

  • Communicate daily with the project team and clients as needed.

  • Oversee complex site assessment and remediation projects with multi-person project teams.

  • Perform pre-field preparation for on-site projects including development of health and safety documents, coordinating with subcontractors, and obtaining permits.

  • Conduct field work (about 60% work) which will consist of conducting tailgate health and safety meetings, completing utility clearance for sampling locations, supervising drilling activities, preparation of soil boring logs, groundwater monitoring and soil vapor well construction logs and the collection of soil, soil vapor and groundwater samples.

  • Support environmental and other related site assessment and remediation projects by providing field support, data management, interpretation, and technical assistance.

  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control of fieldwork programs and reports/work product deliverables.

  • Prepare technical reports presenting key findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

  • Assist in the management of multiple projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.

  • Develop a working understanding of Stantec’s other consulting practice areas and actively support cross-selling services to existing clients.

  • Assist with the development, tracking, updates, forecasting and modification of project schedules and budgets throughout all project phases.

  • Assist with the review and tracking of project related invoices from contractors, other consultants, and equipment vendors.

  • Other related duties and responsibilities, as assigned by Stantec multi-discipline teams.

  • Reports to Senior Project Manager or Project Director.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to work on site assessment, remediation, and other related environmental projects. Knowledge and experience applying regulatory and safety requirements.

  • Experience in implementing and managing site assessment and remediation fieldwork programs.

  • Willing and able to travel – expected 60% field to 40% office-based ratio of supporting multiple projects.

  • Excellent client relationship and communication skills to implement and coordinate fieldwork programs.

  • Team player with experience building, leading, and supporting a team of Project Managers and Support Staff.

  • Excellent writing, strategic thinking, and “people” skills.

  • Excellent knowledge of the local regulatory climate, and proven experience in the completion of site assessment and remediation projects with state and local regulatory oversight.

  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40-Hour certification required.

  • Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license.

  • Prior to employment, this position will require the successful passing of a pre-employment physical exam.

Education and Experience

  • BS and/or MS in Geology, Science, or related discipline.

  • Professional registration or license is a plus.

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant site investigation and remediation experience, including environmental consulting experience.

This position will be in a typical office environment working with computers and working at a stationary desk for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Joi

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Salary Range(s):

  • $69,200 per year - $100,300 per year (CA, CO locations only)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

Primary Location : United States-California-Ventura

Other Locations : United States-California-Santa Ana

Organization : BC-1858 EnvSvcs-US West S California

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 26, 2023, 9:59:20 AM

Req ID: 230002A5

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans