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The Upper Saddle River, New Jersey office currently has an opening for a full-time, entry-level job as a Geologist or Hydrogeologist. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of senior level geologists, hydrogeologists, or other environmental professionals on a wide variety of environmental projects. Responsibilities: This position involves a high percentage of field work with some office responsibilities. Field work may include technical oversight of subsurface drilling operations, including soil and bedrock borings, collection and field classification of soil and rock samples, and installation of monitoring and groundwater recovery wells. Other field work may include collection of groundwater and soil samples, groundwater-level measurements, aquifer testing, soil vapor sampling, borehole geophysical testing or other tasks. Office work may include field data reduction, including the preparation of boring logs, hydraulic conductivity calculations and computer entry of various field and analytical data. The successful candidate may also provide data interpretation, including preparation of data maps including the use of GIS, geologic contour maps and cross sections, and the preparation of sections of report text. Position Requirements: ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Bachelors Degree in Geology or Hydrogeology. ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Detailed understanding of geologic principles and general awareness of groundwater flow and environmental concepts. ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Highly organized, reliable, and able to work cooperatively with others ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Strong oral and written communication skills. ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Willingness for frequent travel and to work year-round in a rigorous field setting. ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Able to perform physical work while wearing an air purifying respirator. ΓΆΒ ΒΆ OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training is a plus. ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Experience with ArcView GIS or database software is a plus.

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