Job Title: Environmental Technician (Geologist) – Soil and Groundwater Services Focus

Posted on November 26, 2023

Job Description:

Fulcrum Environmental Consulting, Inc. is seeking an entry level environmental scientist or geologist to grow our team of environmental professionals. Located in the heart of central Washington state, Fulcrum Environmental Consulting is surrounded by natural beauty and open spaces. Our projects occur as a result of site development, redevelopment, and financing on commercial, industrial, and agricultural lands.

Successful candidates will have completed a Bachelor of Geology, Earth Sciences, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, or closely aligned field. We generally anticipate that entry level staff will have less than 2 years of post-graduation experience or work experience that is partially aligned.

Your work will include:

  • Assisting senior staff conduct site investigation and remediation projects
  • Completing groundwater and stormwater sampling
  • Evaluating laboratory results for compliance with applicable regulations
  • Collecting and organizing environmental data
  • Preparing figures, maps and exhibits in ArcGIS, AutoCAD, or similar
  • Drafting work plans, investigations, and remediation reports
  • Reading and applying applicable regulations, guidance, and industry standards
  • Maintaining field equipment and ordering supplies

Responsibilities will include field work activities, documentation, basic data analysis/data organization, and technical report preparation. Field work is performed in a range of weather conditions and qualified candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record to travel to project sites as needed.

You are expected to have:

  • Strong verbal communication and writing skills
  • Desire to learn and develop your professional practice
  • Attention to detail, including field notes and project documentation
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively coordinate projects with co-workers, subcontractors, general contractors, and clients
  • Bring practical solutions to field challenges
  • Flexible to work on a wide variety of projects, tasks and assignments, responding easily to changing priorities
  • Ability to work in a diverse firm with a wide variety of clients

Successful candidates will pursue and acquire the following certifications prior to joining or during their first year:

  • Washington State Underground Storage Tank Site Assessor and Decommissioner certifications
  • Washington State Licensed Geologist or Geologist in Training\
  • 40 hour Hazardous Waste Emergency Response Operations (HAZWOPER)
  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control LEAD (CECSL)
  • First Aid and CPR

Over time we expect that you will develop expertise and recognition as a firm and regional technical expert. As you progress, the complexity and difficulty of projects are expected to increase and your responsibilities for project decisions and leadership can increase as well. We will assist your development with in-house training, online course, and conference attendance.

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.

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.

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.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $23.00 - $27.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development 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)


  • Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Training (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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