Baton Rouge, LA

Junior Geologist

Junior Geologist – Baton Rouge, LA

Our Client is seeking to place a Field Geologist to join their Technical Team to support Environmental & Geotechnical Projects for Federal Clients in Baton Rouge, LA.


• Conduct field work such as soil/groundwater sample collection, geotechnical samples. Collect environmental samples (soil, groundwater, air, sediment, and surface water samples) for laboratory analysis.
• Direct and supervise the installation and development of monitoring and remediation wells
• Coordinate sampling efforts, complete sample chain of custody, manage all samples through data validation.
• Support geologic and geotechnical mapping needs for Hydrogeology and Geotechnical Engineers.
• Supervise environmental drillers, geophysical surveyors, excavation service providers, field laboratories, and land surveyor(s) subcontractors.
• Support development of technical task order approach, pricing, and schedules. • Assist with the development of work plans (UFP-QAPP) to guide investigative field efforts.
• Support reconnaissance efforts to gather relevant historical data.
• Review technical data and draft technical reports.
• Maintain required safety training.
• Work with Project Managers and Field Team to set up all field equipment required for sampling activities.
• Document all field activities in project logbooks.


• Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent or higher degree in Geology, Environmental Science, or other related field with emphasis or minor in Geology.


• One-three years of experience as a Geologist supporting Environmental, Remediation and/or Geotechnical Investigations for federal projects.
• Knowledge of current regional and national initiatives relative to Environmental Compliance.
• Current HAZWOPER 40-hour training/8-hour refresher; ability to pass HazMat physical.
• Knowledge of federal environmental laws and regulations.
• In-depth understanding of work plans and reports for environmental projects.
• Must be able to balance multiple concurrent projects simultaneously.
• Strong technical writing skills.
• Microsoft PC applications; WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint.
• Advanced computer skills-gINT (Geotechnical and Geo-environmental software) is a plus.
• Valid driver's license.
• Willingness/ability to travel.
• Strong technical writing skills.
• Microsoft PC applications; WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint.
• Valid driver's license.
• Willingness/ability to travel.


Client Company was established in 1986 and is a Woman-Owned Small Business headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Over the past 30+ years the company has grown through acquisition and through the hard work of a staff that believes in our Core Values. Since 2007, the company has managed 115 federal government contracts with a total of 552 individual task order projects for a total contract value of over $94.5 million dollars for clients such as the General Service Administration, the US Army Corps of Engineers in 10 Districts, the US Coast Guard, the US Air Force, the US Army National Guard, the US Geological Survey, the US Navy, the National Park Service and FEMA. The company is growing, and their federal and commercial contract portfolio reflects that growth. They are building on a foundation of success by selecting the finest people to complement that growth.

The client is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Female/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.