Current Job Openings

Current Job Openings

SENIOR FIELD GEOCHEMIST - NORTH AMERICA

FIELD GEOCHEMIST - NORTH AMERICA

FIELD GEOCHEMIST - BRAZIL

Updated 17 June 2021

COLUMBIA Technologies is seeking both Junior Level and Senior Level Geochemists, Scientists, and Engineers for its field services division to support its project growth in North & South America and Africa.  We are an environmental services company focused on the assessment of contaminated land in support of their sustainable restoration.  We employ a range of innovative field technologies and the best information science to deliver results to our global customers in real-time.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Front line role in our environmental site assessments of contaminated land and facilities. 

As a Junior or Senior Level Field Geochemist, you will assume a high degree of individual accountability with minimal supervision.  Working with other team members and clients you are responsible for the accurate collection of hydro-chemical, geochemical, and biochemical data at environmentally contaminated sites using the latest state-of-the-art direct sensing analytical instruments.

During your time with us, you will travel to engage directly with a variety of clients and stakeholders, to better understand the impact of underground chemical pollution on facilities and communities.  You will be responsible for the maintenance and operation of a vehicle, analytical testing, and computer equipment.  Your daily activities will require a good understanding and integration of geology, chemistry, biology, information, and mechanical systems. 

Join our team and help create a cleaner, more sustainable future!

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering from a four-year college or university.
  • Strong academic background in mathematics and environmental chemistry or geology.
  • THIS IS A TRAVEL POSITION.  You will work from your home and travel to destinations in the U.S. and internationally.

The ideal candidate will have good writing and communication skills, demonstrated problem-solving skills, and experience with equipment operation and maintenance.  This is an opportunity for unique individuals to step into a highly visible position at the forefront of high-resolution remedial site characterization and monitoring.  You will need to be a quick learner, highly organized, have a “can-do” attitude, and be able to work independently right from the start, although intensive training will be provided over a short time period.

Competitive candidates for the Senior Level position should have a minimum of 2-4 years of related field experience.  Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in environmental consulting,  direct sensing (MIP/LIF/OIP/HPT/CPT), and Geoprobe operation. Experience in drilling and other sampling methods would be beneficial.  Fluent in Spanish or Portuguese is a plus. 

COLUMBIA offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, disability insurance, a retirement plan, and unlimited personal time off (PTO).

Forward indication of interest and resume by email to careers@columbiatechnologies.com  

Upon review of resumes, candidates of consideration will be contacted for an interview.

Click here to see an outline of our hiring process.