1+ months

Engineering Geologist

Chicago, IL 60602
Be involved in projects with our nationally recognized Geotechnical & Tunneling 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 revitalize our urban infrastructure. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for an Engineering Geologist to provide geological services to its clients on design and construction projects.  The position will be based in our Detroit, Chicago or St. Louis office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and conduct data collection, synthesis and analysis using approved procedures
  • Perform geologic desktop literature search and review for project planning.  Identify technical issues and approaches for evaluation.
  • Review and become familiar with local, state and federal regulations as appropriate to manage and perform subsurface exploration programs and underground construction
  • Oversee geologic and geotechnical investigation activities including geotechnical drilling, soil and rock descriptions, piezometer construction, and sample selection for various laboratory testing of soil and rock
  • Work with Q and RMR system logging techniques
  • Perform other field and office work activities including pump testing, ground water measurement and geologic mapping
  • Perform quality assurance review of subconsultants field activities and deliverables, including surface and downhole geophysical investigations
  • Document project-related activities in the field and office using electronic and written documentation
  • Prepare technical sections of project communications, work plans, reports and memoranda
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


<div>Minimum Qualifications:</div> <ul> <li>BS in Geology or Engineering Geology program (MS preferred)</li> <li>Relevant experience in geological field explorations</li> <li>6 to 8 years’ experience</li> <li>Valid driver’s license</li> <li>Able to lift up to 30 lbs unassisted</li> <li>Ability to travel to job sites and to perform temporary out-of-town assignments</li> <li>Strong written and verbal communication skills</li> <li>Prior working knowledge and competency related to engineering projects, including experience writing geotechnical data reports, geotechnical baseline reports or other similar technical writing</li> <li>Computer literacy, including proficiency using gINT and all MS Office software</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>Preferred Qualifications</div> <ul> <li>Professional Geologist (or ability to obtain within 6 months)</li> <li>Experience with relevant software including AQTESOLV, ArcGIS, and AutoCAD</li> <li>Relevant field experience in heavy civil and/or underground construction</li> <li>OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER, OSHA 10-hour construction training</li> </ul>


Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-12-06

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