1+ months

Senior Project Geologist/Environmental Due Diligence Professional

Los Angeles, CA 90012
Be involved in projects with our Environmental 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!
We have an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Project Geologist and Environmental Due Diligence Professional to support our Site Investigations, Remediation and Due Diligence projects in the West and throughout the United States.  This opportunity will be based in our Los Angeles, California area offices.     

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate, select, design, and implement contaminated site remedies involving soil, groundwater, sediment, indoor air/sub-slab vapor intrusion, and surface water remediation (in-situ and ex-situ), treatment of hazardous wastes and site management and closure
  • Provide support to WSP geology and engineering staff in maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements for investigation and remediation projects, including assisting field staff with investigation-derived waste characterization.
  • Work independently or as a part of a team to conduct Phase I environmental site assessments of industrial, transportation and infrastructure, and commercial facilities in accordance with ASTM-1527-13.
  • Evaluate industrial, transportation and infrastructure, and commercial facilities for compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations. Evaluate findings, make recommendations, and prepare written and verbal reports.
  • Record, evaluate and interpret data, prepare reports and work plans, and provide analysis and interpretations of findings
  • Review and stamp/certify technical reports submitted to agencies
  • Possess project management skills including managing medium size project budgets, writing proposals, and managing field teams


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.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, civil engineering, environmental engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5+ years relevant experience
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills with clients, management, regulatory authorities and contractors
  • Basic knowledge of environmental laws and regulations such as CERCLA, RCRA, SARA, CWA and NEPA
  • Field work experience in civil/environmental engineering/geology
  • Flexibility to travel via land and air to locations in the United States and Canada and work overtime when necessary with periodic extended field assignments, up to 50% of the time
  • Computer use and applications skills required, including MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree
  • Certifications desired: OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training, OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Training, DOT Training, CPR and First Aid Training, and other related environmental certifications, California QSD/QSP certification
  • Construction supervision
  • California Professional Engineer (PE) or Professional Geologist (PG) License
  • Familiarity with the RI/FS process under CERCLA and the RFI/CMS process under RCRA
  • Water, wastewater engineering experience
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
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.
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? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Posted: 2020-05-14 Expires: 2020-08-15

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