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Sovereign Consulting
Exton, PA
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Sovereign Consulting Inc., a national environmental consulting and remediation firm, is seeking a Hydrogeologist with 10+ of experience. Qualified candidates have the ability to work remotely or from any of our office locations.


  • Manage, analyze, evaluate, and interpret hydrogeologic, geologic and other field data obtained during investigations, incorporating the impact of geology and hydrogeology on contaminant fate and transport, with emphasis on potential receptor exposure pathways
  • Prepare work plans related to investigation and remediation activities
  • Conduct groundwater flow and contaminant fate and transport modeling, and vapor intrusion modeling, using analytic and numerical simulations
  • Plan and oversee field data collection, including sampling, drilling, well installation, aquifer hydraulic conductivity testing, remedial pilot tests, and remedial system operation and maintenance
  • Evaluate free product mobility and transmissivity through analysis of baildown and/or product skimming tests in accordance with API and ITRC guidance
  • Observe the drilling and correct installation of soil borings, monitoring wells, and remediation wells, and train/mentor more junior staff.
  • Conduct environmental investigations by utilizing standard field sampling procedures for various environmental media, including USCS soil classification methods
  • Collect and document field data and observations in a clear and organized manner utilizing appropriate personal protective equipment and workspace monitoring equipment
  • Compile and evaluate site investigation and remedial system monitoring data
  • Utilize conceptual site models to communicate findings, identify data gaps, and focus additional data collection efforts
  • Prepare and/or review technical reports
  • Prepare and/or review boring logs, data tables, potentiometric contour maps, isoconcentration contour maps, hydrographs, and cross-sections
  • Prepare bid requests and assist with subcontractor selection, contracting and coordination
  • Supervise contractors while conducting environmental site investigation and remediation work
  • Oversee and implement appropriate management of investigation-derived waste, including containerization, storage, labeling, and characterization
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of common classes of environmental contaminants (e.g., petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, RCRA metals, PCBs) and basic contaminant fate and transport mechanisms
  • Lead and/or supervise field sampling teams in sampling for various environmental media (soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, and air)
  • Review investigation and remediation data developed by other consultancies and develop recommendations for additional investigation and remediation activities
  • Work closely with geographic information system experts to develop visually compelling and informative graphics
  • Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments
  • Communicate with subcontractors, regulatory agents, tenants, and clients during field activities
  • Mentor and coordinate work for junior and mid-level staff
  • Interact regularly with clients to expand work assignments or market new work. Market potential and existing clients, secure and manage clients and contracts
  • Have a safety-oriented behavior with a demonstrated commitment to safe work practices


  • 10+ years of geology/environmental science related experience
  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Engineering, Environmental Science, Natural Resources or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education
  • Professional Geologist License
  • Preferred Software Experience: ArcGIS and industry standard software packages, such as Surfer, gINT, and AQTESOLV®
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite (primarily Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and knowledge of EQUIS a plus
  • Experience in working in the mining and the oil and gas industry is also preferred
  • Modeling and or simulations related to geology and/or hydrogeology is a plus
  • The ability to successfully manage small or large groups of professional staff
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and field sampling skills
  • A highly cooperative personality and the ability to collaborate with various types/levels of individuals and professions within industrial and governmental settings
  • Willingness/interest in travel for field assignments
  • Strong commitment to safety, including following established Health and Safety protocols
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification required and current 8-hour refresher preferred
  • CPR and First Aid Training

Employment at Sovereign is contingent upon the results of a Drug & Alcohol screening test. Candidates must present documentation that confirms identity and eligibility for employment in the United States.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers an excellent benefits package including: group healthcare program, vision and dental coverage plan, life and AD&D insurance plans, short & long-term disability programs, other supplemental insurance programs, 401(k) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement program, paid holidays and paid vacation. A relocation package will not be offered for this position.

Sovereign Consulting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Sovereign Consulting

Exton, PA
19341 USA



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Over a month ago
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