Wood Entry-Level Geologist in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is seeking an Entry-Level Geologist to join our team in Blue Bell, PA.

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
Performs field sampling observations and data collection assignments; These assignments will be performed under the direct supervision or guidance of more experienced field personnel
Performs standard or routine calculations; May input data into and/or run standard or, in some cases, advanced computer programs under supervision
Compiles information from reports and published documents; May, under limited supervision, evaluate or analyze the compiled information following standard methods or specific instructions
Recognizes and identifies discrepancies in results obtained in such assignments and follow up through a series of related steps or procedures, as directed by more senior personnel; Refers unresolved situations and/or activities to the project manager
Under direct supervision of the project manager or senior staff, represents Wood and interacts in a professional manner with client and subcontractor representatives while on field assignments
Responsible for ensuring the Firm’s administrative and financial policies and procedures as well as the methods and procedures specific to his/her specific discipline are followed
Understands and applies safety requirements in the field

Additional Tasks and Responsibilities
May be responsible for coordinating with subcontractors (such as analytical laboratories and drillers) while performing office assignments
May be responsible for reviewing client documents or assessing existing site conditions on routine projects or under routine circumstances; All findings of such work will be reviewed and approved by the project manager or other senior personnel
May be responsible for preparing complete drafts of simple, non-complex technical reports; alternately, may prepare drafts of portions of technical reports, manuals and field reports; All drafts must be reviewed in detail and approved by the project manager or senior personnel
If requested to participate in proposal preparation (work scope, task-level budgeting, cost estimates), may perform calculations, gather or review information, or prepare standard sections of proposals; All assignments related to the proposal preparation will be reviewed in detail and approved by the project manager or senior personnel
May attend client meetings with project manager and other project personnel
May assist in the preparation of technical papers for publication or presentation
Other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications
0 - 2 years of prior related work experience; experience in fieldwork is desirable
Bachelor’s Degree in related field required; Master’s Degree a plus
Experience with desktop and industry-specific software (e.g., MS Office, AutoCAD, and MS Project) desired
Hands on knowledge of the use of field equipment desirable
Must have sound written and verbal communication skills
Ability to establish effective internal and external working relationships
Ability to communicate clearly with on-site contractors, supervisor or project manager regarding work assignments required

Physical Job Requirements
Ability to stoop, kneel, climb and lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to drive large pick-up truck; ability to drive a trailer helpful
Ability to use hands to operate field equipment
Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function
Must complete employment physical demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required
Completion of annual or bi-annual employment physical, as required

License / Certification Requirements
Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
Must pass 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training and annual refresher course, if required

Machines, Tools and/or Equipment Used
Field tools and equipment
Pickup truck and/or other motor vehicle(s); some locations require individual to have their own vehicle
Office equipment such as photocopy machine and fax machine
Personal computer and desk top software (e.g., MSOffice)

Work Environment
May require work at remote sites around construction equipment, drilling rigs, explosives and environmental contamination
Overtime and overnight stays required
Some fieldwork may require working with hazardous materials and in hazardous conditions
May be subject to periods of extreme heat and cold and other environmental conditions such as wind as humidity
Will be required to follow all applicable health and safety procedures associated with work environment

May travel frequently to project sites depending on particular assignment, including sites remote from the office, as part of on-site team

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.