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Natives of Kodiak Project Geologist in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Project Geologist

Location: Marlborough, MA

Company Name: KOMAN Government Solutions, LLC

The Project Geologist / Environmental Scientist / Engineer supports and/or leads field components of environmental investigation and remediation projects for federal customers throughout New England and elsewhere within the US. Typical work assignments include: support project managers with scoping and planning of field investigation/sampling events by assisting in development of technical approach and serving as lead author of work plans; work with junior staff to ensure that all field forms, equipment, and materials are assembled; support project managers with procurement of subcontractors required for project (develop subcontractor scopes of work and procurement documents); lead field teams as appropriate by providing oversight of junior staff during collection of soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air, or waste stream samples for laboratory analysis; provide oversight of subcontractors during soil boring and monitoring well installations, geophysical surveys, and land surveying; log soil borings and bedrock cores; support operations and maintenance of remedial systems; and prepare reports as lead author.

Essential Functions:

  • Support project managers in scoping, execution, and reporting of field projects.

  • Mentor junior technical staff.

  • Support development of technical/cost proposals.

  • Maintain internal and external client relationships.

  • Communicate effectively with project team, customers, and other stakeholders.

  • Excellent technical writing skills.


Bachelor-s or Master-s degree from four-year college or university required. Degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Environmental or Civil Engineering, or related field preferred.

Required Qualifications:

  • Four or more years of experience in environmental services or remediation with an emphasis on planning and executing field investigations and associated reporting.

  • Hands-on experience with environmental compliance with federal regulations (CERCLA, CAA, CWA, SDWA, RCRA (subtitles C, D, X) and/or state regulations (Massachusetts Contingency Plan).

  • Experience working for Department of Defense and other federal agencies (particularly USEPA or Department of Homeland Security) and New England state environmental agencies.

  • Current OSHA 40 hour training for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) and current OSHA 8 hour Refresher HAZWOPER training.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe skills.

  • Ability and willingness to undertake frequent travel (30- 50%), including the potential for extended travel (multiple weeks).

  • Ability to work overtime and availability outside of normal business hours is required.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine plans, reports, and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Preference will be given to Natives of Kodiak, Inc. Shareholders and Descendants of Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2000e - 2(i)

KOMAN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the company-s policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude, and experience, so as to provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected status. When applicable, the company-s policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force, and benefits. It is the company-s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodation, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

Drug Screening: As a Federal Contract Employer, KOMAN Families of Companies follows Federal Laws as it pertains to drug testing. All candidates who receive a written offer of employment will be required to undergo drug testing for commonly abused controlled substances in accordance with Federal Law. It is important to note although a State may have legalized a controlled substance, if the controlled substance is illegal per Federal Law, it is then considered to be illegal. KOMAN Families of Companies is a Drug-Free Workplace. Successful completion of a background and DMV record check also must be completed prior to hire.