Current Job Openings
Current Job Openings
FIELD GEOCHEMIST - NORTH AMERICA
FIELD GEOCHEMIST - LATIN AMERICA
Updated 21 March 2022
COLUMBIA Technologies is seeking Geologists, 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.
Join our team and help create a cleaner, more sustainable future!
FIELD GEOCHEMIST/SENIOR FIELD GEOCHEMIST
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon review of resumes, candidates of consideration will be contacted for an interview.