Geologist, Hydrogeologist, Environmental Engineer or Scientist

ID: 38705 Location: Philadelphia, PA
Discipline: Environmental Posted Date: 12/29/2021

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, corporations, energy companies, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.


Langan is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where employees are empowered to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions. Langan is pleased to be recognized for three consecutive years as a top 10 “Best Firms to Work For” and top 100 “Hot Firms” in the nation.


Langan is seeking a Geologist, Hydrogeologist, Environmental Engineer or Scientist in our Philadelphia, PA office. The successful candidate will have substantial recent experience managing and performing environmental site assessment and remediation projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. A strong technical background, in-depth knowledge of guidance and regulations governing site assessment and remediation projects, and the ability to interpret and apply the guidance/regulations is essential. Prior experience working on fast-paced, multi-disciplinary assessment and remediation projects is a definite plus. As a part of the Langan team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to hold responsibilities for task and project management, guiding and reviewing the work of staff, report and work plan preparation, managing billings, and interacting with clients and senior management.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Demonstrate increasing competency in a combination of areas including field supervision, technical knowledge, and project management. Has a thorough understanding of the company’s policies and procedures specific to area of expertise;
  • Develop task and project budgets and schedule and perform task and project administrative activities, including preparing progress reports and reviewing project billings;
  • Supervise field activities. Responsible for making correct interpretations of findings. Ensure that data collection and laboratory analyses are completed correctly, within budget, and on time;
  • Assist in planning schedules and developing tasks and project budgets. Prepare progress reports and draft change orders;
  • Perform and manage multiple projects and tasks within specific budgets, schedules, and deadlines. Monitor budgets, schedules, and project timelines. Minimize write-offs by keeping projects on budget; and
  • Prepare draft invoices, project billings, and assist in payment collections.



Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Engineering / Science or related (Master’s preferred);
  • 6+ years of related PA/NJ experience with environmental investigations and remediation projects;
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of PA Act 2 and NJDEP regulations;
  • Effective management of projects from concept through completion;
  • Ability to manage and communicate effectively with staff, contractors, clients and managers;
  • Office experience related to scheduling, technical report writing and lab coordination;
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, implement field work, and provide training and guidance to team members;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as organization and multi-tasking skills;
  • Willingness and ability to identify new client opportunities is strongly desired;
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and related environmental software (AutoCAD and/or GIS a plus);
  • Professional licensure is desired;
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation for job site locations and client meetings; and
  • Position requires work Monday through Friday with occasional evenings and weekends.


Langan is committed to employee wellbeing and providing a healthy and safe work environment.  Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


Langan offers flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; employee resource groups; and much more!


Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse and inclusive environment is a key to our success.