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Geologist II

Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Company: Providence Health & Services
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Providence Engineering and Environmental Group, LLC. (Providence) is seeking a motivated and talented individual to help in the expansion of the Environmental Waste Services Group. A proven technical background in multiple facets of geoscience is required. We are interested in those who are self-starters with initiative and who are versatile with a service mentality.

The Geologist II position is one of considerable responsibility and opportunity that requires the successful candidate to independently manage multiple projects and perform assigned tasks with a variety of involvement from other Providence staff members.


  • Motivated with minimal supervision
  • Detail Oriented
  • Flexible and responsive to new demands
  • Effectively troubleshoots complex issues
  • Significant knowledge of environmental regulations and RECAP
  • Communicates clearly, presents ideas and work results
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and maintain successful client relationships
  • Eager to excel as an individual and in a team environment.
  • Serve as a leader and mentor to junior geologists


Lead field activities for soil and groundwater assessments to identify contamination impact and related concerns; drilling oversight; soil logging; monitoring well installation, well development, purging, and sampling; and aquifer testing

  • Perform site investigations
  • Conduct remediation oversight
  • Interpret data Design, implement and manage various soil and groundwater investigations and remedial projects
  • Conduct environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance services, and permitting
  • Perform data analyses including preparing maps, tables, and figures
  • Manage projects including scoping, budget development, and monitoring. Draft technical proposals


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

  • Professional Geoscientist (P.G.) Certification required
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Engineering, Education, Earth Science, Geoscience, Environmental Sciences, or related field required
  • At least seven years of related experience in consulting, such as sampling, hydrogeologic testing, and other field techniques, interpretation of hydrogeologic-related data, or other related experience
  • Experience with environmental due diligence and regulatory compliance projects
  • Assessment/remediation experience
  • Groundwater monitoring and reporting
  • Statistical analyses of groundwater data

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and governmental agencies.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, or walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear; reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and/or crouch. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds,

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The employee may be exposed to contagious diseases and a variety of electromechanical hazards.

The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in the described position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all position duties and skills required of the individual classified in this position.

We offer...

  • Flexible hybrid (work from home) scheduling options
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefit program: health, dental, vision; Life/AD&D; voluntary plans
  • 401(K) with discretionary profit-sharing contributions

About Providence

Providence is an employee-owned engineering and environmental consulting firm, and our team of professional engineers and environmental specialists possess unparalleled credentials and decades of experience in solving complex environmental challenges. Providence's focus is sustained by employing the best people to provide the highest quality services with innovation and integrity as we work closely with biologists, toxicologists, ecologists, geologists, and environmental regulatory specialists to offer an outstanding combination of talent and expertise for both governmental civil infrastructure and industrial development work.

Providence is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions at Providence, including hiring, are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, parental status, veteran or disability status or any other protected status. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to work environments free of discrimination and harassment.

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