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Jacobs Environmental Scientist/Geologist/Engineer in Bourne, Massachusetts

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re focused on cleaning up our communities today to improve tomorrow. We’re looking for junior to mid-level Geologist or Environmental Scientist to support remediation efforts at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site (NBHSS) in New Bedford, MA.

The work will consist of overseeing contractor and craft labor during the remediation of the shoreline of New Bedford Harbor; collection of field data, weekly and monthly site inspections, geotechnical drilling support, sampling support, writing reports and workplans, and general site operations and maintenance. Work will take place in both site trailers and in the field. Some work can be accomplished remotely or in a local Jacobs office, but the majority will be done at the New Bedford Site.

We’ll rely on you to maintain strong relationships with internal staff and clients. You’ll be mentored by experienced staff who will help you grow your environmental consulting career at a place like no other. We’re seeking an innovator, ready to effectively and creatively implement the NBHSS remedial strategy You’ll be juggling multiple tasks, so we’ll rely on you to prioritize effectively on a day-to-day basis.

Most NBHSS plans will require thoughtful strategy development, leveraging technical expertise with client and stakeholder collaboration. The work needs to be delivered with high safety, compliance, and quality standards expected by both Jacobs and our clients. Our global team is here to provide you with the tools to keep your career growing. By driving consistency and innovation across site characterization and remediation projects, you’ll help your team achieve our clients’ goals. Safety will be your priority, as you contribute to “incident free” operations and maintain the highest standards of Health & Safety in everything you do.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Bring your strategic focus and critical thinking skills and continue your environmental career at Jacobs - where we’ll empower you to learn and grow as you deliver environmental projects that make our world better.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or a related field

  • Professional work experience within environmental consulting and conducting work under minimal supervision including experience with sampling various media (e.g., soil, soil vapor, groundwater, surface water and sediment), borehole logging and drilling subcontractor oversight, data assessments and evaluations, and site remediation.

  • Professional experience writing reports (text, table, and figure preparation)

  • Experience conducting site investigations/characterizations, feasibility studies, engineering evaluations, remedial designs/actions, and optimizing remediation systems

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification or ability to obtain

  • Ability to build relationships, motivate others, and provide strong leadership of teams to drive results

  • Prior experience with the Massachusetts Contingency Plan and the waste site cleanup program

  • Ability to work constructively and collaboratively with clients and stakeholders.

  • Construction management and scheduling experience

You will need to enter a medical monitoring program to work at NBHSS.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.