Staff Geologist

Staff Geologist

GRI is seeking an entry-level geologist to join our team. Our project roster and clients are diverse. As a Staff Geologist at GRI, you will gain experience working on a variety of interesting assignments under the mentorship of senior and principal geologists and engineers. 

GRI offers the opportunity to learn, grow, and train alongside deeply experienced, dedicated, and highly qualified colleagues in a professional environment. A commitment to excellence and a can-do attitude is essential. Your development is supported by the entire firm.  We believe in encouragement, teamwork, and fun. GRI is proud to be 100% employee owned. We look forward to continued success and growth by hiring bright, skilled, energetic people to continue providing excellent service to our clients.

GRI offers a competitive salary and compensation package, 100% employer paid health/dental/vision insurance for employees, 3% employer 401k contribution, generous PTO leave, mobile phone, and field gear stipend.

General responsibilities include:

  • Perform and manage field explorations and drilling subcontractors
  • Perform lab testing including Atterbergs, Consols, Direct Shear, Proctor, Triaxial, etc.
  • Soil and rock classifications and geologic site reports
  • Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Environmental soil, sediment, and groundwater sampling
  • Understanding of environmental chemistry
  • Construction observation
  • Use gINT, CAD, GIS to collect and present data
  • Data analysis and report preparation

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Communicate clearly with project managers; ability to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Work with a variety of other personnel in the office and in the field

General Requirements

  • MS Geology/Earth Science or equivalent
  • 0 – 5 years of experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • GIT or RG Preferred (or ability to obtain)

Physical Requirements

  • Use computers, tablets, and mobile devices
  • Perform physical tasks on project sites that may include walking, climbing, crawling, or standing for long periods of time
  • Perform work outdoors in all types of weather, including inclement conditions
  • Lift up to forty pounds at times
  • Travel to project sites in vehicles. Work assignments may include out of town travel.

GRI EEO/ADA Statement

GRI is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for this position, including minority, female, veteran, and disabled candidates. We do not discriminate against any candidate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, disability, or military status.  Please contact us at to request accommodations to the application process if needed. 

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