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UC Davis Career Fair – Remediation & Water Resources – Entry-Level Positions


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Location: Fresno CA

Company Name: Geosyntec Consultants

Occupational Category: 11-9199.00,Managers, All Other

Date Posted: 2020-02-10

Valid Through: 2020-03-11

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

Geosyntec Consultants, a specialized environmental consulting and engineering firm, was at the UC Davis Career Fair on January 28, 2020. This career fair allowed UC Davis environmental engineering and natural sciences students the opportunity to interact with Geosyntec practitioners and to learn more about entry-level professional opportunities with our Northern California offices in Oakland, Sacramento, and Fresno, as well as opportunities nationally. Note that this posting is only open to current UC Davis students.

If you attended the career fair and are interested in an entry-level opportunity with Geosyntec, please submit your qualifications by applying to this posting by February 14, 2020. In the cover letter, please indicate your technical areas of interest, your preferences re: office location, your projected graduation date, and when you would be available to start work.

About Geosyntec:

Geosyntec is a specialized consulting and engineering firm that works with private and public-sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. We deliver solutions through Geosyntec and our wholly-owned, specialty affiliates (MMI Engineering, SiREM, and GSM Consultancy), with a combined staff exceeding 1,400 engineers, scientists, and related technical and project support personnel. We serve our clients from more than 80 offices throughout the U.S., and locations in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

Since our founding in 1983, we have built top-tier specialty practices to meet our clients' needs in:
• Environmental studies and remediation;
• Natural resources assessment and restoration; and
• Engineering and design for environmental, water resources, geotechnical, and structural infrastructure.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Some of the key responsibilities for a typical Entry-Level Remediation or Water Resources position may include:
• Fieldwork such as soil, surface water, and groundwater sampling and drilling/contractor oversight;
• Chemical data and contaminant fate & transport evaluation;
• Well installation, aquifer testing, and groundwater monitoring;
• Groundwater and soil remedy evaluation, cost estimation, design calculations, and implementation;
• Environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance services, and permitting;
• Data analysis, including preparing maps, tables, and figures; and
• Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling of small and large watersheds;
• Water quality data collection, analysis, and modeling;
• Design and performance evaluation of stormwater management facilities, especially low impact development (LID) stormwater best management practices (BMPs), such as bioretention;
• Water resources-related programming and data analytics;
• Spatial analysis (GIS) and database management;
• Erosion and sediment control design and field implementation;
• Field investigations, monitoring, and data collection;
• Construction support services including stormwater compliance inspections and stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPPs); and
• Preparation of technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals and creation of exhibits and maps.

You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec's culture, as you kick start your career. Here are some other things you should know about a typical entry level position with Geosyntec:
• Training: This position requires OSHA and or MSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants
• Fieldwork: Up to 60%
• Overnight travel: Up to 30%

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:
• Currently registered in a Bachelor's or Master's university degree program in a relevant engineering or natural sciences discipline. (required)
• Outstanding academic credentials and exceptional interpersonal, technical writing, and problem-solving skills. (required)
• Experience with ArcView, Modflow, and/or AutoCAD. (preferred)
• Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. (required)

Our Preferred Candidate:

Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest candidates available in the marketplace. To be selected for a meeting with Geosyntec personnel, the candidate must have completed at least three years of coursework in civil / environmental engineering or earth science and demonstrate a track record of outstanding academic credentials. For full-time positions, the ideal candidate would hold a Bachelor's degree in his/her discipline, although a Master's degree or higher is preferred.

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT GEOSYNTEC?

Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

WHY CHOOSE GEOSYNTEC?

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/.

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/employee-benefits.

REQ: UCDAV02296

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c