Job Title: Senior Project Geologist, Hydrogeologist, or Environmental Engineer

Posted on November 26, 2023

Job Description:

Fulcrum Environmental Consulting, Inc. is seeking a project geologist, hydrogeologist, or environmental engineer to grow our team of environmental professionals.

Fulcrum’s geologic work includes a wide range of investigation and assessment responsibilities, from basic underground storage tank site assessments to complex hydrogeologic investigations. As a project geologist or hydrogeologist, you will evaluate site conditions and develop investigation work plans; conduct soil and groundwater investigations; develop and complete soil and groundwater remediation projects; and support environmental planning projects and Phase I ESA deliveries.

We generally anticipate that entry level staff will have more than 10 years of post-graduation experience in the environmental consulting industry.

The following are the minimum skills & qualifications for this position:

  • Washington State Licensed Geologist and Hydrogeologist (or ability to achieve via reciprocity)
  • At least 5 years of previous experience in environmental or engineering consulting
  • Bachelor of Science in Geology, Hydrogeology, or similar discipline
  • Proficiency preparing project investigation work plans, remediation work plans, remediation reports, etc.
  • Experience in evaluating, selecting and implementing soil and groundwater remedial approaches, including ORC, SVE, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of environmental investigation and compliance regulations, such as MTCA (WAC 173-340), CERCLA, RCRA, and associated state, local, and federal regulations
  • Clarity in written product, strong oral communications, and professional dress and presence
  • Prepared to serve as a field lead and mentor to junior staff members
  • Ability to effectively interact with clients, regulatory agencies, technical staff, and subcontractors

We’d also really like to see these preferred skills & qualifications:

  • Development of clients and services to existing clients through professional relationships, effective project management, and personal investment in project outcomes
  • Superior technical field craft, including planning and execution of environmental investigations and compliance monitoring
  • Leadership in all facets of project planning, delivery, and completion with a focus on scope, schedule, and budget for each engagement

You’ll be expected to achieve and maintain the following licensure and training:

  • Licensed Geologist, Licensed Hydrogeologist, or licensed Professional Engineer
  • 40 hour Hazardous Waste Emergency Response Operations (HAZWOPER)
  • Washington State Underground Storage Tank Site Assessor Certification
  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control LEAD (CECSL)
  • First Aid and CPR

Fulcrum will support your continued development as a firm and regional technical expert. We will assist your development with in-house training, course work, and conference attendance. Fulcrum will support your continued licensure and pursuit of additional licensure or certification. We will also support your development of your non-technical skills and where our interests align future practice area or firm leadership responsibilities.

Fulcrum is a community of individual professionals with varied backgrounds, personalities, and hobbies, but a shared commitment to the success of our firm and our clients’ projects.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender orientation, national origin, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Fulcrum is recruiting for multiple positions to augment our firm.

Please only provide a resume and cover letter for the position that is most reflective of the skills that you have and consistent with the opportunity that is most interesting.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32.00 - $50.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Yakima, WA 98901: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • environmental services: 10 years (Required)


  • Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Training (Preferred)
  • geologist license (Preferred)
  • engineering license (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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