Senior Staff Remediation Engineer or Geologist
Anchorage, AK 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

If you're looking for a place to grow 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 a Senior Staff Remediation Engineer or Geologist in our environmental sciences and engineering practice in wild, wonderful Anchorage, Alaska you will apply your academic knowledge and practical experience to real-world situations related to contaminated site assessment & remediation, groundwater management, water treatment, and environmental due diligence for a diverse national private and public sector client base, while also learning and expanding the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, innovation, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. We operate under a sell-manage-do culture, and so we expect that you will work on challenging technical projects while leveraging your existing knowledge and experience to help Geosyntec expand its current practices and capabilities through business development and client interactions. You will also be asked to take on task management responsibilities with purpose of growing into a project manager role.

Some of the key responsibilities for the position may include:

  • Work plan development including sampling design and strategy and fieldwork methodologies;
  • Fieldwork such as soil, surface water and groundwater sampling, and drilling and contractor oversight;
  • Data analysis, including preparing maps, tables, and figures;
  • Chemical data and contaminant fate & transport evaluation;
  • Groundwater and soil remedy evaluation, cost estimation, design calculations, and implementation;
  • Environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance services, and permitting; and
  • Preparation of technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, and specifications.

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, a formal Learning Management System tailored to you career growth, and a formal mentoring program that connects you to another Geosyntec employee based on the input you are seeking for your professional development. These opportunities allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
  • Fieldwork: Up to 25% almost all of which will require overnight travel. In Alaska, our field events often occur in remote, wild places where accommodations consist of field camps and extended durations of two to three weeks.

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


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, geology or related scientific field. (required)
  • Advanced degree in engineering, geology or related scientific field. (preferred)
  • Licensure is not required, although development toward licensure is expected


  • At least 2 years of related experience, including observation of drilling and well installation, soil sampling, groundwater sampling, and other field techniques. (required)
  • Excellent writing and communication skills. (required)
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines for internal and external clients, and traveling to client facilities as needed. (required)
  • Experience collaborating with multi-disciplinary project teams. (required)
  • Experience meeting client expectations. (required)
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to environmental remediation. (preferred)
  • Project experience involving environmental regulatory compliance, historical research, and environmental assessment. (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and related software; AutoCAD and/or GIS. (preferred)
  • Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers. (preferred)
  • 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

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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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