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Assistant Hydrogeologist

Tampa, FL 33602
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WSP  provides services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, and our expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from developing and managing groundwater resources to designing surface water resources, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources We have approximately 50,000 employees, including engineers, geologists, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, and various environmental experts. We are based in more than 500 offices across 39 countries worldwide.
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Be involved in projects with our Tampa Water & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
 
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach - and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
 
WSP is searching for an entry-level Hydrogeologist for our Tampa, Florida office.  This is an early career position with responsibilities including supervision of remedial contractors (engineers) and drilling (hydrogeologists), collection of environmental media samples, and associated reporting.  The candidate will perform engineering design, hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, and other environmental work in support of private and public clients in Florida and other states. The candidate must demonstrate a high degree of initiative, technical competence and flexibility. This position is an opportunity to work on complex water resources or water/wastewater/reclaimed water projects under the direction of a talented team of professionals.
 
Hydrogeologist Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop thorough knowledge of standard field sampling procedures for various environmental media (soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, and air)
  • Document and record field data and observations in a clear and organized manner, and prepare logs and other forms from the field notes
  • Become knowledgeable of intrusive drilling and sampling techniques used in unconsolidated deposits and bedrock
  • Direct and oversee the installation of groundwater monitoring wells, perform field data collection for groundwater sampling, and environmental site assessments
  • Assist in the field performance of aquifer tests and analysis of test data using standard solution methods
  • Supervise and direct various contractors while conducting environmental site investigation and remediation work
  • Implement environmental sampling plans (supervise subcontractors, sampling, testing)
  • Use industry specific software to perform hydrologic, hydraulic and groundwater modeling
  • Coordinate field activities and schedules with property/facility owner/operators in a clear, professional manner
  • Assist in the analysis, evaluation and interpretation of hydrologic, hydrogeologic and chemical data obtained during field investigations (boring logs, data tables, geologic cross sections)
  • Prepare site Health and Safety Plans (HASPs), and demonstrate the ability to implement safe work practices in the field in accordance with the HASP and other applicable regulations
  • Assist project managers in subcontractor selection, contracting and coordination during field investigation activities
  • Assist in preparing project plans and technical reports of investigation and remediation activities and provide analysis and interpretations of findings
  • Gain working knowledge and understanding of federal and state regulations applicable to environmental site investigation and remediation projects

Requirements

<div>Hydrogeologist Job Requirements:</div> <ul> <li>Bachelor of Science in Geology or Earth Sciences</li> <li>OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER training</li> <li>Ability and willingness to work overtime (as needed) in both office and field, including overnight travel.  Flexibility to travel via land and air to locations in the United States and work on periodic extended field assignments.</li> <li>Valid US driver’s license</li> <li>Strong written and verbal communication skills with clients, management, regulatory authorities, and contractors</li> <li>Ability to work as a team member with people of differing backgrounds and experience</li> <li>Authorization to immediately work in the United States</li> <li>Ability to analyze and solve problems independently, work under pressure, and meet deadlines</li> <li>Computer use and applications skills required, including MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat</li> <li>Work in a team environment</li> <li>Authorization to immediately work in the United States</li> <li>Work in a team environment</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>Hydrogeologist Preferred Qualifications:</div> <ul> <li>Master of Science degree in Geology or Earth Sciences or other related Environmental discipline</li> <li>Fundamentals of Geology (FG) or currently qualified for the next FG exam is desirable</li> <li>DOT Training on hazardous material transportation, CPR and First Aid training, or other environmental training</li> <li>1 to 4 years environmental consulting experience</li> <li>Experience conducting phase I environmental site assessments following ASTM International Standard E 1527-13 is preferred</li> <li>Experience collecting samples of soil, groundwater, or other environmental substances</li> <li>Knowledge of methodology and associated software for analysis of slug tests, aquifer pumping tests, and related hydrogeologic investigations</li> <li>Coursework to obtain ASBOG professional licensing certifications once enough work experience is obtained (preferred)</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>About WSP USA</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div> <div> </div> <div>Relocation assistance is not available for this position.</div>

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