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About the opportunity

Do you thrive in a fast-paced and varied work environment? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding our team and we are looking for dynamic individuals who are enthusiastic, independent, and motivated.


Our Austin office offers a unique work environment in a great city, and we're looking to expand our Natural Resources team to meet project demands.

What you will accomplish

The Geoscientist will conduct:

  • Surveys for karst features and prepare Geologic Assessments and Solution Feature Plans for karst studies; 
  • You will participate in the excavation and exploration of caves and karst features, including cave mapping;
  • Groundwater hydrology, drainage basin delineation, and other technical analyses related to karst geology and aquifers;
  • Preparation of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments in accordance with ASTM standards
  • Soil, surface water, and groundwater sampling.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Must be licensed as a Professional Geoscientist (PG) in the State of Texas by the Board of Professional Geoscientists.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geophysics, or Soil Science.
  • Experience performing surveys for karst geology preferred.
  • Experience in Texas field geology preferred.
  • Must be licensed and qualified to perform geologic assessments in accordance with the TCEQ’s Edwards Aquifer Rules (30 TAC 213) and the TCEQ’s current applicable “instructions to geologists”
  • Experience performing geological assessments of the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone.
  • Experience completing solution feature protection plans where TCEQ Form 10256 is used and a plan is written under the direction of TCEQ.
  • Experience completing Phase I ESAs in accordance with ASTM standards.
  • Preparation of technical reports for submittal to clients and resource agencies.


SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.


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EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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