Fairbanks, Alaska
02 Sep 2016
30 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs Federal Operations provides a wide range of services to government and industry in engineering, environmental, operations and maintenance, scientific, engineering, environmental and technical services. Our clients include USAF, USACE, DOE, USCG, NASA, Dow, TVA, and Denso. We are currently executing many contracts, performing work that is essential to our clients' missions across a broad range of functional areas.

Position Summary

The Geologist will provide technical, scientific support for environmental investigation and remediation projects including all phases of planning, water and soil sampling, data analysis, reporting, and subcontractor oversight and management. The successful candidate will be capable of working effectively in both the office and field.
  • Preparing reports of studies for information of others, and assists in preparation of cost estimates
  • Must be enthusiastic, dependable, self-starting team player who is organized an able to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Developing and writing statements of work, work plans, and reports
  • Interact with project managers and subcontractors as well as project controls, administrative and safety staff
  • Willing to travel to remote locations throughout Alaska in support of project work.
  • 7-10 years of experience required
  • BS or MS in geology, geophysics, geography, soil science or other related field of study required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Computer literacy in software typical of discipline is preferred
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certificate desirable, but not required

The successful candidate will possess an excellent attitude and high aptitude. Team work and the ability to interact successfully with co-workers, clients and regulatory agencies is a must.

Other Essential Functions: Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights. No exposure to tobacco smoke.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.