Project Geologist – Charlottesville, VA

An industry-leading client is looking for a Project Geologist to join their team of professionals in Charlottesville, VA.


  • Overseeing the installation of soil borings, monitoring and remediation wells, and collection of environmental samples in accordance with regulatory standards.
  • Preparing and maintaining required records, permits, and reports, in accordance local, state, and federal agencies and company guidelines
  • Assisting with vendor management and procurement, i.e. labor/material cost estimates.
  • Extracting, compiling, and analyzing data compilation to write draft reports for review.
  • Reviewing operational permits and programs to ensure compliance with environmental and safety regulations and control costs.
  • Assisting with field investigations, and performing field and lab data review and evaluation for environmental compliance with permits and company standards.
  • Generating reports to appropriate standards under guidance from senior technical staff.
  • Keeping up-to-date and current on industry trends by completing formal training, reviewing professional publications, and attending professional workshops.
  • Practicing safe work practices by following all Company safety rules and OSHA regulations
  • Participating in continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology from an accredited university.
  • 3-6 years of environmental geology experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software
  • Capable of executing physical demands associated with typical environmental field duties as verified through an annual physical examination.
  • OSHA 1910.120 training preferred, but not mandatory-we provide OSHA training to meet the requirements of the role.
  • Must have an advanced understanding of geologic principles and their application to field circumstances, and be able to collect and synthesize geologic data in the field.
  • Able to learn and deploy commonly used field equipment such as depth-to-water meters, free product detection tools, and soil and groundwater sampling equipment.
  • Exhibit discretion and good judgment, and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, you must have legible handwriting.
  • Must be able to observe and record field events as they happen with care and accuracy.
  • Exercise safe work practices by following all Montrose safety rules and OSHA regulations, including attendance at all required safety training programs.
  • Participate in the company’s continuous improvement programs and support team efforts.
  • Keep up-to-date and current on industry trends by completing formal training, reviewing professional publications, and attending professional workshops.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite of computer-aided software (Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, etc.).
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to present to supervisors.
  • This position can be physically demanding and will require work in various working environments/conditions which requires that an individual be physically capable of canvassing large project areas by foot on various terrain and potentially in inclement weather.
  • The work environment will vary greatly depending on the nature of assigned tasks, this position involves local travel as needed.
  • HAZWOPER certification is preferred.
  • A Master’s Degree in Geology or Hydrogeology is also preferred.


  • Health insurance
  • Vacation & Paid time off
  • 401k program
  • Vision and Dental Insurance
  • PTO

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your resume to Engineers@hireresolve.us.com

Alternatively, you are welcome to connect with the Engineering team on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days.

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