Entry Level Geologist Job at Kleinfelder Inc, Houston, TX

  • Kleinfelder Inc
  • Houston, TX

Job Description

Job Description:

Take Your Environmental Career to the Next Level

Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's Environmental team is looking for you! From environmental planning, permitting, remediation, and site characterization to chemical data management and hydrogeology, Kleinfelder offers a variety of services designed to provide technically appropriate and cost-effective solutions.

Step into Your New Role

The Houston, TX office has an immediate opening for an Entry-level Geologist, Environmental Engineer or Environmental Scientist.

This position within Kleinfelder involves the collection of environmental data from sites in various stages of the assessment and remediation process.

Under direct supervision, this person will be responsible for completing well-defined, assigned field and office tasks including:

  • groundwater sampling,
  • collection of soil samples,
  • installation of monitoring wells,
  • identification and evaluation of sensitive receptors,
  • analyzing and interpreting analytical data,
  • authoring technical reports,
  • progressing sites towards regulatory closure,
  • learning and honing the fundamentals of Data Collection;
  • data validity and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC);
  • observation and documentation in support of scientific investigations and engineered solutions.

Requires working within the context of local, state, federal regulations, client requirements, and as a part of a project team under the direction of a project manager with other staff professionals.


  • 0-2 years' experience. The ideal candidate must have a strong, technical or educational background in geology or engineering, the ability to provide technical support on projects, have strong communication and good writing skills.
  • OSHA 40HR HAZWOPER training is also a requirement.

Education: B.S. degree in geology, engineering or the sciences. E.I.T preferred.

This position may require work on projects requiring full vaccination from COVID-19. If that is the case, you will be required to show proof of vaccination or an acceptable exemption in order to work on the project.

Move Forward with Kleinfelder

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.

Progress with an Employer that Values You

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:

Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.

Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)


Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.

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