URS Corporation is seeking a Geologist to be based at our Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, NM.
We believe that success is ultimately determined by what you help your customers achieve. A company should be measured by what it accomplishes, not by what it promises. Creating an environment that encourages talented individuals to collaborate and solve complex problems attracts the best people. The more you can explore the diversity and potential of your people, capabilities and geographies, the more solutions you’re equipped to provide. We believe that every opportunity comes with a collective responsibility to perform. Being profitable should be a result of doing what you do safely, ethically and better than anyone else. And we believe that the potential for growth is limitless. It’s why we come to work. We are URS Energy & Construction.
Global Management & Operations Services—Managing high-risk, technically complex programs and facilities for government clients is an area of expertise. We are the market leader in nuclear and high-hazard environmental management for the U.S. Department of Energy and are expanding that expertise to similar markets in Europe. We are also the only company in the United States to stabilize high-level radioactive waste.
The candidate will be required to perform a variety of duties in the Environmental Monitoring and Hydrology department. Responsibilities will Include supervision of drilling subcontractors while drilling and installing replacement wells at the WIPP and plugging and abandoning older monitor wells. This person will be also be responsible for all permitting aspects of the wells and close coordination with the New Mexico Office of the State Engineer. In addition the candidate will perform sampling duties, water level measurements, and support senior staff with data management and reporting. The candidate will become familiar with the geological and hydrogeological aspects of the WIPP area and be relied upon for geological and hydrological interpretation and geophysical log interpretation. Knowledge of project management skills and history of managing projects is required, to include scoping, budget management, and schedule adherence.