Staff Environmental Scientist, Geologist or Hydrogeologist

Location: Malvern, PA Posted Date: January 24, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 11675 Careermine Job Id: 1413240
ERM is seeking a motivated Staff Environmental Scientist, Geologist or Hydrogeologist, who is interested in participating on a variety of projects covering the full spectrum of ERM's services, to join our consulting firm in the Philadelphia, PA area (office in Malvern, PA). In this role, you will work closely with Project Managers primarily on site investigation and remediation projects. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for performing environmental site assessments, soil and groundwater investigations, hydrogeologic analyses, contaminant fate and transport analyses, and for managing subcontractors and preparing environmental reports. The candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and must possess the ability to work with project teams on complex and time-critical projects. The candidate will also have the opportunity to assist with projects across ERM's broad array of EHS services (e.g., EHS compliance, air quality, contaminated site management, sustainability reporting, air/water modeling, site permitting, auditing, due diligence transaction projects, water resource management, stakeholder engagement). This is an excellent career opportunity to work with an expert consulting team on challenging environmental projects for large industrial and global clients. Access to ERM's national experts provides knowledge sharing of best services across the industry and ongoing learning opportunities for our team, while building the required experience to obtain your professional registration.


  • Perform groundwater, soil, and vapor sampling at project sites.
  • Conduct other field work, including soil boring and well installation oversight, aquifer testing, remedial pilot tests, and remedial system operation and maintenance.
  • Compile and evaluate data, perform geological and hydrogeological analyses, and assist in report preparation.
  • Perform Phase I and II environmental site assessments to support property transfer transactions.
  • Assist in report preparation.
  • Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments.
  • Communicate with subcontractors, regulatory agents, tenants, and clients during office and field activities.
  • Perform multiple projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
  • Support ERM Partners-in-Charge and Project Managers to effectively manage projects.
  • Perform work in other ERM service areas as needed such as:
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental regulations.
  • Provide technical assistance on EHS compliance, air quality management, site investigation and remediation, and due diligence transaction projects.
  • Prepare plans, permits, and reports for hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, NPDES, and wastewater programs.
  • Perform environmental compliance assessments and implement follow-up corrective actions to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Conduct air quality analyses, prepare emission inventory reports, quantify air pollutant emissions and impacts, and evaluate air pollution control technologies.
  • Conduct field work including ecological field studies, remedial pilot tests, construction oversight, and remedial system operation and maintenance.
  • Provide general environmental compliance support to clients, including on-site assistance, as needed.


  • Bachelor degree in geology, hydrogeology, or related environmental science; Master degree and 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training a plus.
  • Recent graduate to 2 years of relevant environmental experience or professional internships.
  • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills; experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports a plus.
  • Strong hands-on spreadsheet and database comprehension.
  • Detail-oriented with mechanical aptitude and hands-on trouble-shooting/problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • HAZWOPER certifications a plus.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.


Please submit your resume and brief cover letter below. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview OR Video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!


[Company] is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.

For over 40 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.

Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.

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ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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