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Brown and Caldwell is the largest engineering firm of its kind—solely focused on the U.S. environmental sector. With offices throughout the country, we have opportunities nationwide to work on some of our most exciting environmental projects.


Work Location: Atlanta, Georgia
ID: 3255
Job Type: Full Time
Travel: 50%

For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.


Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Are you an individual who takes pride in delivering exceptional work?  Currently the Atlanta, Georgia office has an opportunity for a Staff Geologist to join our Site Investigation and Remediation Service Line.  While you will be based in Atlanta, Georgia, you will have opportunities for travel and field work nationwide.  As a rising professional, you’ll immediately be a part of an engaged community of peers to share experiences, growth, and extracurricular social activities.  In addition, this position offers rapid professional growth potential by working closely with nationally recognized senior technical experts on developing practical solutions for contaminated sites with complex hydrogeologic settings, challenging regulatory requirements, and evolving stakeholder interests.  Our projects include investigation and remediation technologies for a wide variety of emerging and conventional contaminants.  When you join Brown and Caldwell, you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture.  You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work.  We are seeking a motivated, achievement-oriented individual who can help us fulfill our commitment to deliver success for our clients on every project we undertake.  

Job Expectations:

You will work with and be mentored by nationally recognized, senior technical staff on various environmental related projects.  Our ideal candidate will have strong verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized and capable of working in a diverse team environment and handling multiple tasks with competing priorities.     

This position involves a high percentage of field work and some office responsibilities.  Field work may include observation of drilling operations, including installation of soil borings, installation of monitoring and groundwater recovery wells, installation of vapor probes, collection and field classification of soil and rock samples and conducting various field tests.  Other fieldwork may include groundwater and soil sampling, water-level measurements, aquifer testing, soil vapor sampling, borehole geophysical testing or other tasks.  Office work may include preparation of boring logs, hydraulic conductivity calculations and data entry of various field and analytical data.  The successful candidate may also provide data interpretation, including preparation of data maps, contour maps and cross-sections, and the preparation of brief sections of report text.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. in Geology or Hydrogeology required with 0 to 2 years of professional consulting experience; M.S. a plus
  • Detailed understanding of geologic principles and general awareness of groundwater flow and environmental concepts
  • Experience with AutoCad, Arc View GIS or well log software (such as gINT) a plus
  • Applicable candidates should be willing to eventually obtain PG licensure in the state of Georgia
  • Self-starter, highly organized, reliable, mechanically and results-oriented and able to work well with others
  • Field assignments require extensive travel year-round with overnight stay outside the Atlanta area
  • Field assignments require ability to perform physically demanding work
  • 40 hour HAZWOPER certification a plus


Join, Grow, Have Fun

We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.  

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