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Geotechnical Staff Geologist

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Geotechnical Staff Geologist
S&ME, Inc.

We are seeking a motivated and passionate Staff Geologist to join our Civil-Geo-Environmental team in Columbus, Ohio. Are you ready to contribute your education and knowledge to meaningful projects? Join us at S&ME!

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Hydrogeological Investigations and Environmental Evaluations: Conduct field and office work related to hydrogeological investigations and environmental evaluations, such as drilling soil borings, installing monitor wells, classifying soil and rock, performing in-situ permeability testing, and collecting soil, groundwater, and gas samples for chemical analysis.

  • Data Analysis and Reporting: Prepare data tables, create graphical data presentations, compare soil and groundwater data to State and Federal regulatory standards, and assist in report preparation.

  • Drawing Preparation: Use AutoCAD to prepare drawings.

  • Construction and Environmental Inspections: Conduct construction and environmental inspections, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and project requirements. Communicate effectively with vendors, as well as internal and external clients, to address any concerns or issues that arise during inspections.

Your Impact:

As a Staff Geologist, you play a crucial role in supporting a wide range of civil, geotechnical, and environmental design projects for Energy, Industrial, and Government clients. Your work directly contributes to the successful completion of projects involving nuclear facilities, reservoirs, dams, pipelines, transmission lines, landfills, mining operations, stormwater management, erosion control, and stream stabilization. By conducting thorough hydrogeological investigations, environmental evaluations, and inspections, you help ensure that projects meet regulatory requirements and are executed safely and efficiently. Your attention to detail, strong work ethic, and ability to collaborate as part of a team are essential in delivering high-quality results that meet the needs of our clients.

What You Bring:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Geology or a closely related field

  • 1-5 years of Geology experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic familiarity with AutoCAD

  • Eligible for the Professional Geologist (PG) license within 3 years

  • GIS experience, a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Working outdoors in varying weather conditions.

  • Traveling out-of-town (may include overnight) for assignments as necessary.

  • Working outside of normal business hours when necessary.

We Are S&ME:

For over 50 years, our collaborative approach to geotechnical, civil, environmental, and construction materials has offered innovative solutions to solve our clients' most complex challenges. Together, our work results in lasting positive community impacts across the country.

Collectively, we are 1000+ proud employee-owners across 10+ states and value eager, passionate, honest, and hard-working employees who strive to make positive impacts on our communities. With employee ownership at our foundation, we are all vested in the success of each other and S&ME. We know that creating an environment where employees can grow and flourish, both professionally and personally, leads to our collective drive for success. That's why we put our employees first in everything from safety to opportunity.

What We Offer:

We offer a generous benefits package with a full suite of options, including well-being programs to support you and your family, as well as the development resources you need to advance in your career. We also believe in a flexible working environment, allowing you and your manager to determine how you can work most effectively and collaboratively to meet your client, team, and personal commitments.

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans with HSA and FSA options

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • 401K with Company Matching

  • PTO with Rollover

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Credential Incentive Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Company Vehicle with Gas Card for Project-Based Work

  • $2,000-5,000 Referral Bonuses

  • & More!

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career with a firm committed to our employees and providing quality service to our clients, join us!

This is a full-time position with competitive pay based on experience. The successful candidate must meet the requirements of the company's Fleet Management Program, Substance Policy, and Reference Check Program. Submit resume, cover letter, and salary expectations for consideration. Only qualified candidates with acceptable employment eligibility verification (I-9) will be considered. Visa assistance is not provided. S&ME reserves the right to fill this position with an internal or external candidate at any time during the search. S&ME is not responsible for unauthorized job postings or submissions of resumes using external links/websites.

No candidate/recruiter calls, personal calls, or walk-ins are accepted.

Based on experience
Job Type
Full Time Entry Level
Columbus, Ohio United States
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