Current Openings

GSI Environmental Inc. is a private engineering and science consulting firm consisting of environmental engineers, geologists, and scientists.  GSI handles a multitude of unique and complex environmental projects, which involve a dynamic working environment that challenges you on a daily basis.  GSI is known for exceptional client service, technical and regulatory expertise, and an ability to lead complex projects typical of larger firms.  Learn more about GSI by visiting https://gsi-net.com.

WHAT DOES GSI LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES?

GSI’s primary goal is to provide exceptional client service while solving our clients’ most challenging problems.  We accomplish this by hiring top candidates in the environmental engineering and science field with a strong work ethic.  We look for candidates that can become assets to focused project teams by providing exceptional skills in client relations and communications, problem-solving abilities, technical collaboration, and attention to detail and quality control.

WHY CHOOSE GSI?

GSI is an employee focused, growing company with superior compensation, benefits, professional development, and potential for advancement. GSI Environmental Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  You can learn more about careers and employment at GSI by visiting https://gsi-net.com/en/careers.html/ and about our generous and competitive benefits package at https://gsi-net.com/en/careers/benefits.html.

Positions in Texas: Houston

Senior-Level Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Hydrogeologist
Summer Internship

Positions in California: Irvine

Senior-Level Environmental/Remediation Engineer
Entry to Mid-Level Environmental Engineer
Senior-Level Geologist
Mid-Level Remediation Engineer 
Entry-Level Hydrogeologist or Geologist
Entry to Mid-Level Hydrogeologist

Positions in California: Oakland

Site Investigation and Remediation Principal
Senior Level Geologist or Environmental Engineer/Scientist
Risk Assessor/Toxicologist

Positions in New York

 Spring/Summer Internship

 

Positions in Texas: Houston
Senior-level Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Hydrogeologist

GSI has two immediate openings in its Houston, Texas office for senior-level environmental engineers/scientists. Required qualifications include advanced degrees in geosciences or engineering with at least 10 years of work experience, with heavy emphasis on environmental consulting for private sector clients. In addition, this candidate will have training and experience with groundwater contamination, contaminant fate and transport, and site investigation/remediation. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must. Employee-focused work environment in privately-owned firm, with superior compensation, benefits, development, and potential for advancement. Relocation considered.

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Summer Internship
GSI is seeking a full-time intern to join our team in Houston, Texas for Summer 2021. You will support both domestic and international environmental and engineering projects that include litigation support and expert witness work, environmental investigation and remediation, risk assessments, permitting and compliance, research and development (R&D), and more.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Key responsibilities for the intern position include, but are not limited to:
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  • Report directly to a Project Manager/Mentor and support engineers and geoscientists, working on environmental consulting projects, including investigation and site remediation, litigation support cases, and regulatory permits
  • Work on research projects to support on-going projects or expand company services.
  • Enter, check, and evaluate laboratory data for environmental samples and compile date summary tables
  • Participate in field trips to visit operational groundwater remediation system, groundwater monitoring wells, and installation of soil borings/and or wells, if possible.
  • Perform quality assurance checks of maps, tables, calculations, and reports
  • Complete basic engineering and statistical calculations
  • Attend project meetings with GSI staff and participate in technical discussions on tasks, schedules, etc. 
  • Present findings of research to co-workers at end of internship        

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:
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  • Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (environmental/civil/chemical engineering, geology, environmental science, chemistry, geophysics, or related). (required)
  • Ability to work full-time in the Houston office for 8 to 12 weeks during the period of June 2020 through August 2020 (start and end dates are flexible).
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills and understanding of data quality control concepts. (required)·
  • Self-motivated to learn new software and new workflows with minimal guidance. (required)
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment to meet project needs. (required)·
  • Strong time-management skills and schedule flexibility to accommodate multiple project deadlines and deliverables. (required)·
  • Familiarity with environmental analytical data and knowledge of basic statistical analyses. (preferred)
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    Positions in California: Irvine
    Senior Level Environmental/Remediation Engineer

    GSI has an immediate opening in its Irvine, California office for a Senior-Level Environmental/Remediation Engineer. Required qualifications include an advanced degree in civil or environmental engineering with at least 15 years of work experience, with an emphasis on environmental consulting for private sector clients. In addition, this candidate will have training and experience with contaminant fate and transport, and site investigation/remediation. Registration required. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must. Employee-focused work environment in privately-owned firm, with superior compensation, benefits, development, and potential for advancement. Relocation considered.

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    Entry to Mid-Level Environmental Engineer

     GSI has an immediate opening in its Irvine, California office for an Entry to Mid-Level Engineer to support the storm water and water resources practices.  The selected individual will have excellent growth opportunities and be a part of our expanding business in southern California.

    Duties include:

    • Preparing technical documents and compliance plans, including quality assurance project plans, monitoring/sampling plans, storm water pollution prevention plans, NPDES Reports, Reports of Waste Discharge.
    • Performing field inspections and sampling.
    • BMP performance evaluations/ studies.
    • Performing hydrologic calculations.
    • Compiling and evaluating technical data and coordinating with laboratories.
    • Managing databases.
    • Assisting with various tasks for construction, municipal, and industrial NPDES and compliance projects.
    • Managing budgets.
    • Communicating with clients and other staff.
    • Supporting other tasks including, but not limited to field investigation, waste management, and air permitting.

    Required Qualifications include:

    • 0 to 5 years of applied experience.
    • A Master's degree or higher in engineering with an emphasis in water quality, water resources management, hydrologeology, or environmental engineering/sciences.
    • California EIT strongly preferred.
    • Critical thinking, time management and problem solving skills.
    • Self-motivating, team-oriented work practices, strong data analysis and organizational skills.
    • Experience with data management, review, and statistical analysis.
    • Experience performing hydrologic calculations or similar course work experience (WSPG, AES, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, SWMM or other hydrologic and hydraulic software) a plus.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Office Suite).
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently and as part of a team.
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWWOPER certification a plus.
    • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record.
    • Ability to travel.
    • CISEC, CESSWI, CPESC, CPSWQ, and/or QSD/QSP certifications a plus.

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    Senior-Level Geologist

    GSI Environmental Inc. is seeking a Senior-Level Geologist for our Irvine, CA office. The ideal candidate will have least 15 years of experience designing and executing site characterization projects, including developing work scopes and budgets, managing internal staff and subcontractors, and communicating (written and oral) with clients and other stakeholders. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, and team-building skills to support growth in our Irvine office and our overall California practice.

    Duties include:
    • Directing and managing small to regional multi-disciplined projects
    • Developing technical approaches for completing site characterization activities
    • Preparing written proposals, managing project budgets, and communicating with client and project stakeholders
    • Providing technical training and support to junior staff to ensure field tasks are completed with precision and consistency
    • Working directly with clients to identify specific project needs and communicating results

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • 15 or more years of related work experience required
    • Master’s Degree or higher in Geology
    • Professional registration in California as a Geologist (P.G.) and/or Hydrogeologist (C.H.G.) 
    • Extensive experience overseeing environmental drilling programs and sampling environmental media
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience managing projects/tasks, including the preparation of proposals, cost tracking and maintaining budgets
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification
    • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record
    • Ability to travel

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    Mid-Level Remediation Engineer

     

    GSI has an immediate opening in its Irvine, California office for a Mid-Level Remediation/Environmental Engineer. Required qualifications include an advanced degree in civil or environmental engineering with at least 5 to 10 years of work experience. This candidate must have knowledge and experience with site investigation and remediation. Registration required. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must. Employee-focused work environment in privately-owned firm, with superior compensation, benefits, development, and potential for advancement. Duties include:

    • Preparing technical documents, plans, permit applications, and reports for a variety of environmental programs (e.g., wastewater, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, air quality, storm water, and SPCC programs).
    • Performing environmental compliance reviews/ audits of industrial, municipal and construction sites. 
    • Completing detailed environmental regulatory analysis. 
    • Organizing and conducting environmental compliance training for clients.
    • Compiling and evaluating technical data and coordinating with laboratories.
    • Managing databases.
    • Managing budgets.
    • Communicating with clients and other staff.
    • Supporting other tasks including, but not limited to field investigations, waste characterization, and due diligence projects.

    Required Qualifications include:
    • 5 or more years of applied experience.
    • A Master's degree or higher in engineering or environmental science with an environmental engineering/sciences emphasis.
    • Detailed and working understanding of local, California and federal environmental regulations applicable to industrial and commercial sites in California.
    • Critical thinking, time management and problem-solving skills.
    • Self-motivated, team-oriented, strong data analysis and organizational skills.
    • Experience with data management and review.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Office Suite).
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently and as part of a team.
    •  Experience with Health and Safety regulations/auditing a plus.
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWWOPER certification a plus.
    • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record.
    •  Ability to travel.

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    Entry-Level Hydrogeologist or Geologist
    GSI has an immediate opening in its Irvine, California office for an Entry-Level Hydrogeologist/Geologist to support our environmental and water resources management practices.  The selected individual will have excellent growth opportunities and be a part of our expanding operation in California.

    Duties include:

    • Preparing technical documents, plans, permit applications, and reports for a variety of field programs.
    • Performing assigned field work and data collection activities.
    • Performing subsurface field exploration tasks including drilling and test pit explorations.
    • Coordinating with subcontractors for project-required services, including drilling, surveying, and laboratory analyses. 
    • Providing technical support for hydrogeologic and remedial investigations, hydrogeologic testing, groundwater monitoring programs, and surface water monitoring programs.

    Required Qualifications include:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in geology or hydrology.
    • Master’s degree preferred.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Office Suite and other related programs and software).
    • Critical thinking, time management and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification a plus but not required for applying.
    • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record.
    • Willingness to travel for remote assignments.

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    Entry to Mid-level Hydrogeologist
    GSI has an immediate opening in its Irvine, California office for an Entry to Mid-Level Hydrogeologist to support our environmental and water resources management practices.  The selected individual will have excellent growth opportunities and be a part of our expanding operation in California. 

    Duties include:

    • Preparing technical documents, plans, permit applications, and reports for a variety of filed programs.
    • Performing assigned field work and data collection activities.
    • Providing technical support for hydrogeologic and remedial investigations, hydrogeologic testing, groundwater monitoring programs, and surface water monitoring programs.
    • Data manipulation /analysis in spreadsheets, databases, and GIS.
    • Writing reports and correspondence for projects.
    • Supporting other tasks including water resource evaluations, environmental investigations, and litigation support.

    Required Qualifications include:

    • Masters’ degree or higher in hydrogeology, geology, hydrology, or engineering.
    • Experience with data manipulation/analysis in spreadsheets, databases, and GIS.
    • Experience using automation techniques such as macros, VBA, Python, Matlab, R, etc. is preferred.
    • Experience with groundwater modeling using MODFLOW or other models is preferred.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Office Suite and other related programs and software).
    • Critical thinking, time management, and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification a plus but not necessary for applying.
    • Valid drivers’ license and clear driving record.
    • Willingness to travel for remote assignments.

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    Positions in California: Oakland

    Site Investigation and Remediation Principal
    GSI Environmental is growing in California and has an opportunity for a Principal-level professional in its Oakland, California office. GSI is highly respected nationally and internationally for the quality of its professional services and the technical breakthroughs it has created over the last 30 years. 

    Key opportunities include:
    • Be part of a team actively engaged in applying, as well as advancing, state-of–the-art science to environmental problems
    • Join a team with substantial technical resources and the esprit-de-corps that characterized the work environment at some of the best environmental consulting firms in the Bay Area in the past
    • Meaningful participation in the management of a smaller-sized company, with opportunity for equity participation
    • To be successful in this position, you will need to have a strong track record of business development.  You will also need to be familiar with the RI/FS market and regulatory environment in northern California.  To be able to take advantage of the other technical skills in the company and marketing opportunities, enjoyment of team efforts and a positive track record of working well within technical teams and leading such teams is important.  Because we are looking to grow the northern California office, strong mentoring and recruiting skills will be essential.  Experience with technical support in litigation and testifying experience is a positive, as well as possessing skills in professional service areas that mesh with and would benefit from our strong risk assessment, groundwater modeling, environmental remediation design, and storm water practices.  The team of people you would be working with in California include a dedicated team of scientists and engineers who have been practicing in California for decades, as well as a larger team of scientists and engineers in Texas who work nationwide and internationally. 

    To be considered for this professional opportunity, please email resume to Rebecca Grant (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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    Senior-Level Geologist or Environmental Engineer/Scientist
    GSI Environmental Inc. is seeking a Senior-Level Geologist or Environmental Engineer/Scientist in our Oakland, CA office with 8 to 10 years of experience. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and executing site characterization project, including developing work scopes and budgets, managing internal staff and subcontractors, and communicating (written and oral) with clients and other stake-holders. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, and team-building skills to support growth in our Oakland office and our overall California practice.

    Duties include:
    • Directing and managing small to moderate sized multi-disciplined projects, such as Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
    • Developing technical approaches for completing site characterization activities
    • Preparing written proposals, managing project budgets, and communicating with client and project stakeholders
    • Developing standard operating procedures for field sampling and training programs for field professionals
    • Providing technical training and support to junior staff to ensure field tasks are completed with precision and consistency
    • Working directly with clients to identify specific project needs and communicating results
    • Working independently, directing junior staff with 0 to 5 years of experience, and soliciting senior input as needed
    • Working directly with clients to identify specific project needs and communicating results

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • 8 to 10 years of related work experience required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field
    • Extensive experience overseeing environmental drilling programs and sampling environmental media
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience managing projects/tasks, including the preparation of proposals, cost tracking and maintaining budgets
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification
    • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record
    • Ability to travel

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    Risk Assessor/Toxicologist
    GSI has an immediate opening for a Risk Assessor/Toxicologist in our Oakland, CA office. The selected individual will have excellent growth opportunities and be a part of our rapidly expanding company. Employee-focused work environment in privately-owned firm, with superior compensation, benefits, career development, and potential for advancement.  Office locations is negotiable and include, in order of preference: Fayetteville, NY; Austin, TX; Houston, TX; and Oakland, CA.  Relocation considered.

    Duties include:

    • Assisting with the development and implementation of human and ecological risk assessments, including baseline risk assessments for CERCLA
    • Evaluating toxicological data, including published research and toxicity assessments
    • Overseeing and performing calculations
    • Compiling and evaluating technical data
    • Developing site conceptual models for environmental projects
    • Preparing comprehensive technical reports
    • Managing budgets
    • Communicating with clients and other staff

    Qualifications include:

    • 5 to 10 years of applied experience
    • A Master’s degree or higher in toxicology, chemistry, or environmental engineering/sciences
    • Experience conducting site-specific risk assessments
    • Experience collecting biotic samples and field chemistry data to support risk assessments
    • Experience with numerical analysis including applied statistics
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Board certification a plus

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    Positions in New York

    Spring/Summer Internship
    GSI is seeking a full-time intern to join our team in Syracuse, NY for either Spring or Summer 2021, depending on the flexibility of the candidate’s academic program. You will support both domestic and international environmental and engineering projects that include litigation support and expert witness work, environmental investigation and remediation, human and ecological risk assessment, research and development (R&D), and more.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Key responsibilities for the intern position include, but are not limited to:
    • Report directly to a Project Manager/Mentor and support toxicologists, chemists, engineers, and geoscientists on research, data analysis, and preparation of client work products. 
    • Conduct scientific research on emerging contaminants including per-and polyfluoroalkyl compounds (PFAS), 1,4-dioxane and lead.
    • Synthesize information on regulatory developments and litigation. Prepare summaries for distribution to GSI staff.
    • Analyze environmental data - conduct exploratory data analysis, statistical analysis, and data visualization.
    • Perform dose-response analysis with toxicology study data
    • Perform quality assurance checks of maps, tables, calculations and reports
    • Assist with preparing risk assessment reports including technical writing, table and figure generation
    • Attend project meetings with GSI staff and participate in technical discussions on tasks, schedules, etc. 
    • Present findings of research to co-works at the end of internship    

    CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (biology, ecology, environmental science, chemistry, geology, environmental engineering, or a related field.) Recent graduate is also eligible. 
    • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) for 8 to 12 weeks 
    • Pending NYS health and safety recommendations regarding COVID, work from office in Lyndon Corners in Fayetteville, NY; otherwise remote location (from home) using Microsoft TEAMS
    • Exceptional attention to detail, strong organizational skills in communication (written and verbal), time management and organization
    • Self-motivated to learn new software and on-line tools with guidance 
    • Ability to work independently and with teams (remotely) of GSI staff located in multiple offices in California, Texas and Massachusetts 
    • Prior experience with R or comparable statistical analysis program is a plus
    • Prior experience with library reference software (e.g. Zotero) is a plus
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