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Field Geologist

Salary: $48,790 per year - estimated ?
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Company: Providence Health & Services
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The Geologist will work alongside environmental staff, across a diverse client base, in the following areas:

  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Permitting
  • Groundwater Monitoring nd Reporting
  • Remedial Action
  • Environmental Assessments


  • Assist in preparation of solid and hazardous waste permit applications
  • Assist in preparation of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Assist project managers in proposal preparation
  • Coordinate field activity preparations
  • Conduct field activities for soil and groundwater assessment to identify contamination impact and related concerns, drilling oversight, soil logging, monitoring well installation, well development, purging and sampling, and aquifer testing
  • Complete site investigation work plans and reports
  • Record data, prepare reports, provide analysis and interpretations
  • Research information relating to environmental regulations
  • Fieldwork involving overnight travel is sometimes required

Skills and Experience

  • B.S./M.S. in geology/hydrogeology, environmental sciences, environmental/chemical/civil/mechanical/agricultural engineering, or related fields and 0 - 5+ years of related experience.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with an attention to detail and a focus on thoroughness
  • Excellent time management skills including the ability to juggle multiple projects and multitask throughout the day
  • Highly proficient in analytical and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Values being part of a team, but is able to work and think independently


Must be flexible with work hours and locations

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.


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