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Field Geologist - Land

Salary: $64,322 per year - estimated ?
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Company: Fugro
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The Field Geologist will be a self-starter who can work effectively in a remote setting and will be responsible for completing all facets of an environmental and geotechnical site investigation by environmental regulations, including project and task management, subcontractor and vendor coordination, reporting, and invoice management. This individual will also be tasked with client management and proposal preparation/lead generation.

This is a permanent position in our Baton Rouge, LA office

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with project execution in the field and office.
  • Perform geotechnical soil logging/classification/sampling and completion of boring logs.
  • Participate on project teams and perform environmental field exploration work, assisting in the preparation of reports.
  • Complete assignments in a timely, organized, and accurate manner.
  • Maintain changeability and become self-directed to identify ways to support the project manager.
  • Be able to travel extensively (required), predominately around the Gulf Coast.
  • Observe and follow all company safety rules and procedures.
  • Support and encourage continuous improvement of the company's processes, including safety, environmental, and quality management systems.
  • Communicate tactfully and effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Maintain effective work relations with those encountered during employment.
  • Come to work regularly and on time.
  • Execute work duties in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Maintain an organized and clean work area.
  • Work well while under supervision.
  • Able to meet deadlines.
  • Able to work while under stress.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Authorized to work in the United States, without restrictions.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or geology from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Minimum 1 - 2 years of geotechnical logging or environmental field investigation experience required.
  • Possess understanding and knowledge of natural resources, environmental science, and geosciences, and have completed college chemistry coursework.
  • Experienced with soil sampling, monitoring well installation, well sampling, UST removal observation, and sampling, soil vapor and air sampling, knowledge of soil vapor extraction system operation, coordination of subcontractors, management of IDW, knowledge of regulatory framework governing the environmental practice, data validation and tabulation, and reporting highly desired
  • Must be computer literate, and able to learn software for communication, project management, and technical analysis.
  • Knowledge of proposal preparation and lead generation processes.
  • Technical writing skills required.
  • Possess or be able to obtain a valid passport, and the ability to travel internationally at times.
  • Possess a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle record

Our Contribution to You (Growth Opportunity)

At Fugro, we focus on helping our employees at every level of their careers identify and use their strengths to contribute their best every day. From entry-level team members to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to grow knowledge and experiences. We support our employees by offering opportunities to sharpen their skills through on-the-job learning experiences in formal internal and external development programs.


At Fugro, we value people and offer a broad range of benefits which include, but are not limited to:

  • A choice of Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans.
  • Basic Group Life and AD&D Insurance.
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability.
  • A broad range of voluntary benefits.
  • An employer matched, 100% vested 401(k) Plan.

How to apply?

If you are interested in this role we look forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please click on our 'apply' button and upload your resume and cover letter.

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated.

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Fugro is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly at 713-369-5600, option 5 or

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