Professional Geologist, Pennsylvania

Sovereign Consulting Inc. seeks a Professional Geologist, licensed in Pennsylvania, to work from one of our Pennsylvania or New Jersey locations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical and field support to a team of Project Managers managing a variety of environmental projects with a focus on petrochemical and retail petroleum UST remediation. Additionally, the successful candidate will oversee drilling operations during construction and/or remediation activities to ensure compliance with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s issued Erosion and Sediment Control (E&S) Permits and Water Obstruction & Encroachment Permits.

Responsibilities for the position are:

• Direct oversight and execution of consulting tasks on complex construction and remediation projects

• Experience with portfolio management and unit rate billing structures

• Supervision and guidance of staff level positions

• Oversight and management of field activities, including drilling, soil and groundwater sampling, monitoring well installation, and UST closures & excavations

• Collection of supplemental site characterization data and information

• Aquifer characterization, groundwater, and contaminant fate & transport modeling

• Indoor air-quality evaluations as well as other exposure pathway and risk evaluations

• Preparation of Site Characterization Reports, Remedial Action Plans, other technical reports

Position requirements:

• Bachelors or Masters degree in Geology preferred

• Professional environmental consulting experience required

• Professional licensure as a Pennsylvania Professional Geologist

• Thorough familiarity with applicable PA environmental regulations

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly with regard to writing technical reports and contributing to proposal preparation, project scoping, and project budget tracking

• Organizational skills and prior experience with MS Office products

• OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training. Current 8-Hour refresher preferred

Employment at Sovereign is contingent upon the results of a Drug & Alcohol screening test and a pre-placement medical evaluation that determines candidate’s ability to capably and safely perform the proposed job duties. Candidates must present documentation that confirms identity and eligibility for employment in the United States. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Full-time positions offer an excellent benefits package including group healthcare program, vision and dental coverage plan, life and AD&D insurance plans, short & long-term disability programs, other supplemental insurance programs, 401(k) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement program, paid holidays and paid vacation. A relocation package is not offered.

Send resumes to Human Resources.