APTIM Geologist/Scientist in Jacksonville, Florida

Job Overview:

APTIM, a leading engineering firm with a global presence and a thriving environmental and infrastructure practice, is pleased to announce an immediate opening in our Jacksonville, FL office for a full time mid-level to senior Geologist/Scientist. This position has tremendous flexibility, growth, and career development potential for a passionate geoscientist.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • The position will involve preparation of field sampling plans, overseeing field sampling and environmental site assessment (Phase 1, Phase 2, ESA), managing dewatering treatment systems, overseeing source removals, and managing waste disposal on petroleum and hazardous waste sites.

  • Development of plans, specifications, analyses, evaluations, maps, position papers, procedures and reports.

  • Collection and interpretation of field, laboratory, and other scientific data.

  • Ensure conformance to applicable technical standards as well as company policies and procedures.

  • Review of applicable regulations that may impact project scope.

  • Communication of technical concepts, evaluation results, plans, reports, etc. via oral and written reporting; and ensures conformance to applicable technical standards as well as company policies and procedures.

  • Working with GPS, and strong knowledge of field sampling equipment operation is required.


  • Bachelors of Science degree in geology, environmental science, or related field of study required.

  • Registration as a Florida professional geologist is preferred.

  • Must possess excellent report writing, organization, and project management skills, with the ability to work in the field and have 40-hour OSHA-HAZWOPER training certification (no exceptions).

  • Must have intimate knowledge of FDEP Chapter 62 FAC regarding conduct of site assessments in Florida.

  • Some travel within North Florida is required.

  • 8 -- 10 years' experience in the environmental field

  • Demonstrably strong technical/scientific writing skills.

  • Familiarity with the FDEP petroleum program, Florida environmental regulations, and FDOT transportation-related environmental projects are highly desired.

  • Experience with soil sample collection using hand auger, drill rig, and DPT systems following FDEP sample collection protocol.

  • Experience with monitor well installation using hand auger, drill rig, and DPT systems following FDEP and WMD protocol.

  • Experience with groundwater sample collection following FDEP protocol.

  • Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline.

  • Works independently with minimal guidance.

  • Interprets customer needs, assesses requirements and identifies solutions to nonstandard requests.

  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal/external business issues to improve products or services in own discipline.

  • Monitors and controls costs within own work.

  • Solves moderately complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions.

  • Manages own time to meet agreed targets; develops plans for short-term work activities in own area.

  • Explains difficult issues and works to establish consensus.

  • Promotes teamwork; coaches and guides others.

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