Experienced Geologist, Geomorphologist, Ecological Restoration Engineer, or Soil
Kennesaw, GA  / Daphne, AL  / Chattanooga, TN  / Charleston, SC  / Raleigh, NC ...View All
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Job Description
Experienced Geologist, Geomorphologist, Ecological Restoration Engineer, or Soil Scientist
Primary Location US-GA-Kennesaw
ID 2023-1725
Category Natural Resources Position Type Regular Full-Time Remote No Additional Location US-AL-Daphne Additional Location US-TN-Chattanooga Additional Location US-SC-Charleston Additional Location US-NC-Raleigh

Do you want to build an impactful career to change the world for the better?

We are looking for an Experienced Geologist / Engineer / Scientist with at least 5 years of experience in our Ecosystem Engineering and Mitigation practice based in Atlanta, Georgia and serving clients Nationally. The preferred location is Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina, or North Carolina. Apply your real-world experience and practice knowledge solving our clients' water and natural resources challenges in ecosystem restoration, stream/wetland restoration design, mitigation banking, riverine engineering, coastal resiliency, environmental permitting and compliance, and ecosystem management.

Geosyntec is an innovative, international engineering and consulting firm serving private and public-sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Our engineers, scientists, technical and project employees serve our clients from offices across the world. Ranked by ENR as one of the top environmental engineering design firms, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service.

We invest in our people. Each employee is unique, and your career at Geosyntec will be too. We offer competitive pay and benefits, and well-being programs to support you and your family.

To Learn More Visit: http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    Directing multi-disciplinary project teams;
  • Performing and overseeing detailed fluvial geomorphic, sediment transport, biological, soil science, hydrologic and hydraulic studies;
  • Developing innovative riverine infrastructure protection solutions (hydrotechnical) for oil and gas pipeline companies across the United States, including phased hydrotechnical analyses from desktop assessment to field investigation to detailed engineering;
  • Applying knowledge of CWA mitigation regulations and standard operation procedures (SOPs) for the establishment of stream and wetland mitigation banks within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah, Mobile, Charleston, Wilmington, and Nashville Districts;
  • Leading and conducting field investigations and providing construction support services;
  • Developing construction documents, including engineering drawings and technical specifications;
  • Applying and/or directing innovative hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software, from 1-D to 3-D hydrologic, sediment transport and/or morphodynamic models;
  • Interacting with client representatives;
  • Project-level responsibility for scoping, performing, managing and delivering multiple concurrent project assignments;
  • Consistent with our sell-manage-do business model, play a role supporting lead generation, business development, staff development, and mentoring; and
  • Help broaden our reputation via publishing and visibility at prominent industry conferences.
Education and Licensure
  • Bachelor's degree in geology, natural resources science, hydrotechnical or civil engineering, with emphasis on water resources or closely related discipline. (required)
  • Advanced degree in geology, natural resources science, environmental or civil engineering, with emphasis on water resources or closely related discipline. (preferred)
  • Ability to obtain Professional registration (within 3 years) if not presently held (i.e., P.E., P.G., P.W.S., A.E., C.E., CERP, CPSS and/or CPSC)
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • At least 5 years (7+ years preferred) of consulting experience in fluvial geomorphology, ecological restoration (riverine/wetland/riparian systems), soil science, biological monitoring, mitigation banking, and natural resources remote sensing; or equivalent combination of education and experience (required)
  • Experience planning, conducting field and desktop data collection, data analysis, and application in an engineering context to restore degraded stream/riverine and wetland systems (e.g., developing engineering plans for construction execution). (required)
  • Significant experience with conducting fluvial geomorphologic assessments in streams and riverine systems (including the various methodologies that can be employed) and using remote sensing GIS toolsets for related analysis. (preferred)
  • Experience in geospatial data collection, processing and analysis, including LIDAR and photogrammetry. (preferred)
  • Experience with remote sensing/modeling/design tools such as ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Hydro, coding in Python (or other code languages), HEC-RAS (1D & 2D), groundwater flow (riparian zones) models, HydroCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D. (preferred)
  • Experience with a variety of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for geospatial data collection (e.g., LIDAR, imagery, etc.) and possessing an FAA remote pilot license (Part 107) or willingness to attain and maintain license. (preferred)
  • Experience with the application of the theory of machine learning and/or artificial intelligence (AI) methods to natural resource data analysis and solution generation. (preferred)
  • Strong oral and technical writing skills. (required)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)

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
5+ years
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