Terracon Staff Geologist in Cheyenne, Wyoming


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Job Description:

General Responsibilities:

Evaluate and interpret subsurface field and sampling data including soil and groundwater to develop conclusions concerning the environmental and geologic site conditions. Generate subsurface maps and cross-sections and collaborate with engineering and environmental scientist staff on projects. Oversee field monitoring and testing of soils including boring investigations and soil type classification. Interpret soil, bedrock and groundwater elevation and quality data. Prepare written plans and reports related to site investigations, assessments and remediation activities. Projects may include construction projects focusing on earthwork and structural foundations; well design and sampling; environmental assessments including Phase I/II site assessments; seismic risk assessments.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.

  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.

  • Proficient Geologist/ Hydrogeologist responsible for conducting site testing and making recommendations for systems design on smaller projects of minimal complexity.

  • May assist more senior Geologists on large, more complex projects.

  • Performs site visits, field observations and field data collection or assignments.

  • Implements technical requirements to complete client projects by directing and supervising field staff to sample, test and collect data and/or document site activities.

  • Responsible for developing written proposals to clients for approval by senior level professionals.

  • Evaluates moderately complex laboratory and field data and assembles in written reports.

  • May serve as team member or participate in meetings and communications with client pertaining to specific projects/tasks.

  • May oversee work performed by lower level Geologists/Hydrogeologists.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Hydrogeology or related field.

  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience.

  • Master’s degree preferred.

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history..


  • Certification in field of expertise preferred.



Requisition ID:


Posting Title:

Staff Geologist

Employment Type:

Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location):

Cheyenne, WY

About Terracon:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

EEO Statement:

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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