Staff Scientist/Geologist
Federal Way, WA 
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Job Description
Staff Scientist/Geologist
ID: 2274
Location: Federal Way, WA
# of openings: 1

We are looking for an exceptional Staff Scientist or Geologist to join us in our Federal Way, WA office.

What you'll be doing:

You will work in the environmental consulting industry on a variety of projects and tasks, including:

  • Groundwater and soil sampling to support environmental site investigations
  • Documenting field observations, recording and analyzing technical data
  • Using, calibrating, and troubleshooting field instrumentation
  • Assisting in the development of technical reports, including writing and data analysis
  • Developing figures and tables in support of technical reports
  • Coordinating with laboratories and other subcontractors
  • Collecting and analyzing technical data for subsurface investigations and remediation sites under direction of a project manager
  • Operating and maintaining remediation systems
  • Traveling frequently to project sites and other Kennedy Jenks offices

If you are safety-focused, technically strong, have exceptional communication and organizational skills, are comfortable with a fast pace, and have a client-service perspective, you will thrive here.

Depending upon client requirements, this position may be subject to drug testing before starting work at the client site and randomly thereafter.

  • BS or MS degree in geology, environmental science or a related discipline
  • 0-2 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to travel frequently
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Preferred Qualifications or Expertise:
  • Field and environmental sampling experience
  • Environmental drilling experience
  • AutoCAD
  • ArcGIS
  • Soils characterization (USCS)
  • Hydrogeology
  • Environmental remediation systems
  • Knowledge of Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA)
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER trained

Kennedy Jenks is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 2 years
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