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Position: Senior Hydrogeologist (Hydrogeologist 4)

Description:  The Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Senior Hydrogeologist (Hydrogeologist 4) position. This position is located in our Northwest Regional Office (NWRO) in Bellevue, WA.

Company: Washington State Department of Ecology

Closes:  Continuous

Details: The Senior Hydrogeologist position is responsible for post-cleanup sites by evaluating and assessing the site's conditions and monitoring data to assure that human health and the environment are being protected. Utilizing senior level knowledge, skills and abilities to evaluate the effectiveness of ongoing or completed cleanup actions, including the effectiveness of engineered controls and institutional controls, new scientific information, new applicable state and federal laws, current and projected site and resource uses, the availability and practicability of more permanent remedies and availability of improved analytical techniques to evaluate compliance with cleanup levels. Evaluates completeness of cleanup activities for compliance with the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) and the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act. Reviews and /or oversees the investigation and cleanup of contaminated sites for compliance with MTCA and other relevant laws and regulations. Provides a high level of scientific knowledge to all levels of the organization regarding the development and implementation of the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act.

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Position: Entry Level & Mid/Senior Level Geologist

Description:  Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a full-time entry-level Geologist for the Redmond, Washington location. The selected candidate will work in project teams to support geologic and geotechnical investigation programs throughout the Pacific Northwest, US, and Canada. You will support geotechnical investigations for building and infrastructure projects and conduct geologic hazard investigations.

Company: Golder, Redmond, Washington Office

Closes:  No Date

Details: We are seeking an experienced and motivated mid- to senior-level Geologist to support infrastructure projects in our Redmond, WA office. The qualified candidate shall be a registered Geologist and or Engineering Geologist in the State of Washington and a minimum of 10 years of experience in engineering consulting. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of Puget Sound geology and experience in planning and executing large field exploration programs. The position requires effective verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated team leadership skills, a positive attitude and strong project management skills.


Position:              Geotechnical Engineer,  E.I.T. or PE preferred 

Description:        Perform and or supervise geotechnical exploration on a wide range of commercial and infrastructure projects. 

Company:            Adapt Engineering 

Closes:                  Continuous 

Details:                 Equity participation for right candidate 

Contact:               Daryl Petrarca, email:  daryl@adaptengr.com

Position: Hydrogeologist 3 - Site Manager

Description:  The Hydrogeologist 3 - Site Manager position serves as a cleanup site manager and provides technical assistance on geological and hydrogeological cleanup sites issues. The position is responsible for the flow of communication between the Unit VCP technical staff and HQ Cleanup Section supervisors. Manages the "VCP overflow" work through the use of HQ, and/or contractors. Coordinates and ensures timeliness and consistency on billing, information management, and tracking and reporting requirements (GMAP) with in the HQ Cleanup Section. 

We are looking for applicants who possess excellent people skills, the ability to quickly assess a situation and make a decision and the ability to communicate with a diverse audience with the ability to work effectively in a sometimes stressful environment.

Company: Washington State Department of Ecology

Closes:  Continuous


Some of the key work activities of the Hydrogeologist 3 - Site Manager position are: 
  • Manages sites and is the principle contact for all Land Unit VCP technical and PLIA issues. Builds consensus on issues identified as priorities.
  • Represents a broad range of interests that affect cleanup decisions and processes at a range of eligible VCP sites. 
  • Coordinates with supervision, staff and customer issues of common concern where resolution is needed to reach desired outcomes. 
  • Coordinates with supervision the equitable distribution of workload within the unit and manages the "overflow" through the use of contractors.
  • Follows-up on staff technical concerns and issues. 
  • Coordinates with supervision and ensures timeliness and consistency on billing, information management, and tracking and reporting requirements (GMAP). 
  • Engages in technical issues, helps define and attain good decisions as needed. 
  • Communicates effectively and responsibly orally and in writing with co-workers, agency staff, property and business owners, and external agency staff. 
  • Maintains effective working relationships.
  • Provides technical assistance to consultants, industry, local authorities, the public, and agency staff regarding policy and technical interpretations and applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines for the VCP contaminated sites.
  • Attends and participates in VCP Steering Committee meetings, and other meetings, conferences, and seminars.
  • Provides mentoring, technical, policy and hydro geological review of HQ VCP staff requesting assistance under the Voluntary Cleanup Program.

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