Environmental Scientist or Geologist

July 29, 2022
Denver, CO
Job Type


Environmental Scientist or Geologist - ( 220001Y0 )


At our core, were a community. Together, we exercise creative thought, developing engineering and designs as individual as the people and projects we touch. From approval and permitting to design and construction management services, we put the goals of our clients and their communities at the center of everything we create. Join us as we assist mining companies in getting mined materials to communities around the globe.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking an Environmental Scientist with 1 to 5 years of experience to support projects in the intermountain west. In this position you will work with close guidance and supervision on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of larger projects under the guidance of a senior scientist/engineer. This position interacts throughout the organization internally and externally with clients and members of business and professional organizations.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Keep yourself and others safe: Understand and follow safe work practices, policies, and procedures for Health, Safety, Security, and the Environment (HSSE) including client-specific training (as required) for planning and executing work in a safe manner.

  • Assistant project management: Assist senior-level personnel with project coordination, proposals, and invoicing.

  • Technical writing and editing: Organize, coordinate, write and/or tech edit assigned sections of various deliverables such as work plans, site investigation reports, remedial investigations, feasibility studies, closure reports, and permit applications.

  • Information management: Compile, analyze, and display field-collected data and publicly available data for use in project deliverables. Using tools such as MS Excel, Autodesk CAD, ESRI ArcGIS.

  • Field work: Organize and conduct field investigations and related activities as directed by a senior scientist or engineer involving borehole logging, well installation, environmental monitoring, data collection (i.e., aquifer testing, and soil, groundwater, surface water, and soil gas sampling), site inspections, health and safety audits, agency inspections, and oversight of subcontractors during implementation of field investigations, and operation, maintenance, and monitoring of remediation systems. Assist with onsite construction observation, contractor coordination, and daily inspection reports. Field work may include exposure to the elements, inclement weather and remote locations. Collect field data using Trimble and ArcOnline tools.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong technical writing, organizational, and oral communication skills.

  • Careful attention to detail.

  • Dynamic time management to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a project team setting and engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Ability to liaise between clients, contractors, and third parties on-site.

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner, both in writing and in person, with clients, employees, and visitors.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training certificate and/or MSHA certification is preferred or the ability to obtain after employment.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must have a good driving record and valid Driver's License.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in environmental science, geology, or related field.

  • 2 to 5 years of experience in environmental science field preferred.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. The experience will forever shape your future. #FeelingEnergized

Primary Location : United States-Utah-Salt Lake City

Other Locations : United States-Colorado-Denver

Job : Environmental Scientist

Organization : BC-1829 Mining-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 22, 2022, 12:37:02 PM

Colorados Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: Requires employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in Colorado:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $27.16 per hour - $33.32 per hour Colorado locations only. The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location.

  • Benefit Clause: Medical, dental & Vision plans, wellness program, health saving account, flexible spending account, 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, life & AD&D insurance, short/long term disability plans & PTO (vacation, sick & holidays).

Req ID: 220001Y0

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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