Senior Project Geologist

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/7/2024 12:47 PM)
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NV5 is currently searching for a Senior Project Geologist to join our dedicated team of site assessment and remediation experts in our Seattle, Washington office. This role is tailor-made for an experienced project-level geologist with a solid background in conducting comprehensive investigations of indoor air, soil, soil gas, and groundwater.


As a valued member of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to utilize your expertise in interpreting geologic and hydrogeologic conditions, analyzing chemical data, and actively contributing to the design of innovative remediation systems for contaminated indoor air, soil, soil gas, and groundwater. In addition, your pivotal role will involve overseeing subcontractors and ensuring the seamless execution of investigation and remediation activities. Come join us on this fulfilling path of creating positive change in various communities, as you propel your career forward making a profound impact within a fast-paced & highly rewarding environment!


  • Supporting site assessment/remediation, hydrogeology, and environmental risk management studies and services in both the field and office
  • Supporting engineering remediation system design including vapor intrusion mitigation systems (VIMS) and other soil, soil vapor, and groundwater remediation systems
  • Interfacing directly with project internal and external personnel including, but not limited to, principals, business operations personnel, clients, subcontractors, and regulators
  • Preparing technical reports, proposals, and cost estimates
  • Preparing and generating routine reports and correspondence of high quality
  • Reviewing field reports prepared by Staff/Senior Staff Professionals, and providing guidance to field personnel as directed by Project Managers
  • Managing project tasks, as appropriate, under supervision from Senior, Associate, and/or Principal staff
  • Collecting data in complex field situations with limited supervision
  • With minimal supervision, preparing routine proposals, including definition of scope, strategies, and cost estimates, in addition to assisting in preparing large-scale or more complex proposals
  • Calculating routine project budgets
  • Reviewing and evaluating complex data and integrate data evaluations
  • Contacting vendors and researching literature and regulatory requirements
  • Preparing plans and specifications as a member of a design team, or in support of more senior staff
  • Organizing field work and assigning tasks to staff



  • Bachelors or Masters degree from an accredited university in geology or related scientific field
  • 10-15 years of demonstrated consulting experience in Washington
  • Washington registration/license in Geology (LG) or Hydrogeology (LHG) preferred
  • Operational knowledge of computer databases and office programs (MS Access, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Teams)
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification and OSHA 8-hour Supervisor Training
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare reports and proposals
  • Excellent writing and technical analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively work on project teams


What We Offer

The pay range for this Washington position is $120,000.00 - $145,000.00 per year; based on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. Medical, dental, and vision insurance are also offered to full-time employees, along with Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts, with employee and employer contributions. NV5 may provide restricted stock units, sign-on/stay bonuses, or relocation allowances as part of the compensation package. NV5 offers a Flexible Time Off plan for full-time salary employees along with 6 paid holidays a year and 3 weeks of Paid Time Off a year for full-time hourly employees along with 8 paid holidays a year. 401(k) savings plan; Company Paid Basic life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; Company Paid Short-term and long-term disability insurance are also provided. More information can be found via hyperlink here. This information is provided per the salary transparency provisions of the Washington Equal Pay and Opportunities Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.




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