Improving the environment and
strengthening communities

 

Improving the environment and
strengthening communities

 

Improving the environment and
strengthening communities

Career Opportunities

Project Geologist II

Location: Grand Haven/Grand Rapids, MI

Lakeshore Environmental, Inc. (LEI) is actively seeking a motivated Geologist/Geoscientist to join its Grand Haven or Grand Rapids Office teams.  The ideal candidate is someone who is self-motivated and can function independently and as part of a fast-paced team as well as undertaking challenging and interesting work on a wide variety of projects related to the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform Phase I and Phase II environmental assessments to support property transactions.
  • Conduct field work including soil, sediment, groundwater and surface water sampling, aquifer testing, drilling oversight, soil logging, soil boring, monitoring well installation, well development, purging and sampling, and construction oversight.
  • Coordinate and direct drilling, surveying, and laboratory services.
  • Provide oversight on environmental remediation projects, operations, and maintenance of environmental remediation systems.
  • Assist in data interpretation and preparation of site work plans, spreadsheets, figures, and technical reports.
  • Assist in groundwater and remedial system performance monitoring, maintenance, and optimization.
  • Focus on team project delivery and taking direction primarily from Project Managers.
  • Work within quality, budget, and schedule expectations as well as scope-specific assignments.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Communicate with Project Managers, subcontractors, regulatory agents, tenants, and clients during field activities.
  • Field work opportunities for this position are year-round and will likely include some out-of-town travel.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology or related field with a minimum of 3 years experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational and analytical skills.
  • Strong commitment to safety, including following established Health and Safety protocols.
  • Valid Driver’s License and a good driving record.
  • Ability to succeed at a consultant’s pace while handling multiple project assignments and maintaining flexibility while meeting strict deadlines.
  • Focus on team project delivery and taking direction primarily from Project Managers.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology or related field with 5+ years of experience.
  • Qualified as an Environmental Professional as defined by the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM).
  • Possess or have the ability to attain “Certified Professional Geologist (CPG)” status with the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG).
  • Detail oriented with mechanical aptitude and hands-on trouble shooting and problem solving skills.
  • Familiarity with Michigan Part 201 and Part 213 and associated guidance documents and operational memorandums.
  • Experience preparing documents for MDEQ and other regulatory agencies.
  • Strong commitment to customer service, sales, and marketing.
  • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) certification.

LEI is an equal opportunity employer.

Headquarters

803 Verhoeks Street
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Grand Rapids Office

800 Monroe Ave. NW, Suite 120
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Muskegon Office

2341 Lakeshore Drive
Muskegon, MI 49440

Vestaburg Office

10335 E. McBride Road
Vestaburg, MI 48891

LOCAL: 616.844.5050 TOLL FREE: 800.844.5050 FAX: 616.844.5053

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