Mid-level Geologist (24075)

Date Posted: 4/12/24 Job Description:

We have an excellent opportunity for a mid-level Geologist in our Deerfield, IL office.

What you will do: 

The mid-level Geologist will support a wide range of multidisciplinary site characterization/remedial investigation and remediation projects for a variety of commercial, county, state, and federal clients throughout the upper Midwest region.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assist project teams with the development of project documents (sampling and analysis plans, quality assurance plans, etc.).
  • Schedule, solicit, and help procure subcontractors for on-site activities.
  • Lead or participate in on-site activities that include soil, sediment, surface water, groundwater sampling, and subcontractor oversight.
  • Observe drilling and well installation, including borehole logging.
  • Manage, evaluate, and summarize data.
  • Prepare technical reports or sections thereof.
  • Track project budgets.

What we provide:

EA prides itself on servant leadership, career development for staff in all areas, and maintaining work-life balance including flexible schedules. We have a tremendous base of positive client relationships. This has resulted in a stable backlog of projects and opportunities for growth. We also offer a fantastic benefits package!

What you will need:

  • B.S. degree (M.S. degree preferred) in geology.
  • Geologist-in-training required, Professional Geologist (any state) preferred with eligibility for reciprocity in upper Midwest states.
  • Minimum of 4 years of industry experience including field team leadership.
  • Experience working on multidisciplinary environmental remedial investigations under CERCLA.
  • Familiarity of other regulatory framework and associated requirements preferred (e.g., CERCLA, RCRA, NPDES, and Midwest states’ environmental regulations).
  • Experience conducting and managing field teams for environmental sampling, including development of sampling and analysis plans, and coordination with subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Proficiency with GIS and borehole logging.
  • Knowledge of using tablet-based field forms preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment across technical disciplines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications.
  • Current OSHA HAZWOPER and First Aid/CPR certifications preferred.
  • Willingness to travel locally and out of state lasting several weeks.


What We Offer

  • 401k with Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Competitive Salary
  • Low deductible health coverage for you and your family through Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Generous paid-time-off policy
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional Development
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee wellness program

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is a 100% employee owned, public benefit corporation that provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients.

Why Join EA?

At EA, our core values are openness, balance, and challenge and we strive to improve the quality of the environment in which we live, one project at a time. Our professional, team-centric culture promotes collaboration and flexibility and allows employees to guide their own career development path. To that end, we provide training and coaching to support ongoing development for our project managers and consulting engineers.

Accommodation Information

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Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Location: Deerfield,IL Employment Type: 40hr FT

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