Environmental Geologist


Environmental Geologist


Earth Sciences



Job Type


Job Description

R&M CONSULTANTS, INC. (R&M) is a well-established, employee-owned multi-discipline Alaskan professional services firm. Since 1969, R&M has participated in some of Alaska’s most significant and technically challenging infrastructure projects. Originally founded as a geotechnical firm, R&M is an industry-leading provider of geotechnical, geological and environmental services throughout Alaska. We offer these services to a variety of clients, including the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska Railroad Corporation and many municipal governments.

R&M is seeking an environmental geologist to support expansion of our Earth Sciences Department. The successful applicant will support contaminated site and geotechnical investigation work. Working in an interdisciplinary environment that includes dedicated environmental, planning, engineering, geological, geospatial and construction services professionals, the successful applicant will provide services in the areas of subsurface investigation and site characterization, chemical sampling, material site assessment, geologic mapping, engineering geology, aerial photo interpretation, planning, budgeting and executing environmental and geotechnical site investigations, technical report writing and data analysis.

R&M distinguishes itself by providing high quality work products that meet the needs of our clients. The successful applicant should expect to put their talents in writing, research, interpersonal communication, site characterization and data analysis to effective use within our existing client relationships, and must also be ready to broaden their expertise to remain responsive to new opportunities.

The successful applicant will be expected to represent R&M and actively participate in professional organizations and community activities.

The environmental geologist will report to the Group Manager of Geotechnical Engineering and Geology, and to Senior Geologists and Geotechnical Engineers on a day-to-day basis, depending on project team structure.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in geology, geological engineering or a closely related discipline. The ideal candidate will be a geologist with 2 to 3 years of professional experience, have a working understanding of ArcGIS, and qualify as an ADEC Qualified Environmental Professional. The successful applicant must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and good interpersonal abilities.

The position requires travel throughout Alaska, and the ideal candidate must be willing to work in project locations throughout the state for extended periods of time, in all seasons. Applicant must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and be ready to perform physically demanding field work in remote settings as required.

Please submit R&M Employment Application, EEO Form (optional), Cover Letter, and Resume to:

Eileen Henrikson
R&M Consultants, Inc.
9101 Vanguard Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99507