CDM Smith Geologist 2 - Field in New York City, New York

Job Description:

We are currently accepting resumes for future project work. Qualified candidates will be contacted once next steps have been identified.

Our Geotechnical team is one of the finest in the industry! We are looking for a new team member to work on projects in the New Jersey and New York areas. This is a field position involving conducting inspections as well as assisting with sampling and testing of soils and rocks. There will also be classifying of soil and rock samples and preparing boring logs.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Subsurface drilling, subsurface soil sample collection, monitoring well installation oversight of drilling contractor.

  • Field sampling plan development and implementation.

  • Geologic conditions description.

  • Boring log and geologic cross section development.

  • Oversight of construction activities including earthwork, dewatering, pile installation, excavation support installation, and load tests.

  • Field report writing.

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Geologist 2 - Field



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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology required and one to three years of experience since Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Geology preferred.

  • Candidate who has Geology registration or is on track for geology registration preferred.

  • Some lifting of heavy objects (e.g., sample coolers) and equipment will be required.

  • Knowledge of commonly used computer software (Word, Excel, Outlook) expected.

  • Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills.

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Physical working conditions: This work requires some lifting of heavy objects as well as exposure to outdoor site conditions – noise, dust, equipment exhaust, hazardous materials, outdoor weather conditions.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

New York - New York City

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position