Early-Career Environmental Engineer or Hydrogeologist
Jacksonville, FL 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

If you're looking for a place in Jacksonville, FL to kick-start your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals - Geosyntec is the place for you! As an Early-Career Environmental Engineer or Hydrogeologist in our Environmental Management practice, you get to apply your academic knowledge to real-world situations while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career. This position is located in our established and growing Geosyntec office in beautiful Jacksonville, Florida and is ideal for someone seeking to build a career involving Environmental Compliance, Environmental Due Diligence, multi-media permitting (air, water & waste), and Contaminated Site Assessment and Remediation.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR as #46 among the Top 500 Design Firms, and with multiple Top 20 ENR rankings in specialty areas, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:

  • Environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance services, and permitting;
  • Data analysis, including preparing maps, table, and figures;
  • Fieldwork such as soil, surface water and groundwater sampling, drilling and contractor oversight, and implementation of contaminated site cleanup remedies;
  • Well installation, aquifer testing, and groundwater monitoring;
  • Groundwater and soil remedy evaluation, cost estimation, design calculations, and implementation;
  • Preparation of technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals; and
  • Task and project management duties.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec's culture.

Here are some other things you should know about this position:

  • Training: This position requires OSHA 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: Usually about 50% but could be more (typically outdoors and/or in industrial settings)
  • Overnight travel: Usually about 20% but could be more

Your success is our success. We encourage our employees to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in geology or environmental, civil or chemical engineering. (required)
  • Advanced degree in geology or environmental engineering. (preferred)
  • Engineer or Geologist in Training (EIT or GIT) certification, if applicable. (preferred)


  • At least 2 years of related experience; including observation of drilling and well installation, soil sampling, groundwater sampling, and other field techniques; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (required)
  • Prior research experience in contaminated media or remediation technology. (preferred)
  • Prior experience with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's rules, processes, etc. (preferred)
  • Prior internship experience in environmental consulting. (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and related software, AutoCAD and/or GIS. (preferred)
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills. (required)
  • Prior experience with Phase I and Phase II Environmental site assessments. (valuable)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for hard working individuals with 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.

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

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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