Soil Scientist jobs in the United States

Soil Scientist studies, investigates, and conducts experiments on different soil/plant types to determine use capabilities of soils, and effects of alternative practices on soil productivity. Applies a wide range concepts, practices, and procedures from two or more specialized fields of science, such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, or agriculture. Being a Soil Scientist may require a bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences or a related field with at least 5 years of work experience. May direct the work of a small group of employees. Additionally, Soil Scientist relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a senior manager and may be considered the lead for a specific area or unit. (Copyright 2024

Environmental Scientist - Reclamation / Soil Scientist
  • Reclamation / Soil Scientist - Worley Careers
  • Edmonton, KY FULL_TIME
  • Reclamation / Soil Scientist


    51,000 people. 49 countries. Over 120 office locations.
    We’re not just engineers. We’re a global team of data scientists, consultants, construction workers and innovators all working to create a better tomorrow. Every day, we help customers in energy, chemicals and resources get one step closer to solving our planet’s toughest issues. Climate change. The energy transition. Digital transformation. And how we can deliver a more sustainable world.

    Whatever your ambition, there’s a path for you here. And there’s no barrier to your potential career success. For more information, visit

    This position is a full-time placement based in our Edmonton, Alberta office. 

    Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:

    ·         Assist with soil surveys for Pre-Disturbance Assessments and soil salvage activities.

    ·         Complete reclamation planning, earthworks, monitoring, Detailed Site Assessments and reclamation applications.

    ·         Participate in Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessments for contaminated sites, including drilling, borehole logging, soil sampling and groundwater monitoring programs.

    ·         Provide input into planning of programs based on gained knowledge and experience.

    ·         Assist Project Managers in all aspects of environmental project execution. 

    ·         Coordinate the procurement of project supplies and supervise contractor services.

    ·         On-site safety supervision and associated documentation.

    ·         Travel as required for various field programs.

    ·         Prepare technical reports.


    ·         Technical Diploma, B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree from an accredited institution in the disciplines of Soil Science, Agriculture, Biology, Ecology or Environmental Science.

    ·         New graduate (<1) to 5 years of practical experience.

    ·         Class 5 driver’s licence. Experience driving ARGOs, pick-up trucks and towing is an asset.

    ·         Ability to work challenging and extended hours in the field under varying weather and remote conditions.

    ·         Excellent organizational, technical writing and communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

    ·         Ability to work independently or as part of a team setting.

    ·         Able to demonstrate a passion to advance knowledge of plant, soil and landscape interactions.

    ·         Vegetation field survey experience, including species identification and ecosite classification is an asset.

    ·         Working towards, or already a member of, a professional organization (e.g. Technologist or Professional) such as the Alberta Institute of Agrologists, Alberta Society of Professional Biologists or College of Alberta Professional Foresters.

    What we offer you

    Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment.  Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative, and safe working environment.  We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality, and diversity.

    If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become.  Find your future with Worley.

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Soil Scientist
  • Ag Jobs
  • Kansas, MO FULL_TIME
  • Company DescriptionWe are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.Our most meaningful asset is our people, a...
  • 12 Days Ago

Soil Scientist
  • US Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Montgomery, AL FULL_TIME
  • Duties Provide technical leadership for the Area Soil Resource activities and ensures that quantity and quality of the work performed meets National Cooperative Soil Survey standards Conduct investiga...
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  • USDA
  • Indianapolis, IN FULL_TIME
  • Help HelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentYou must be a US Citizen or US National.Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.Subject to satisfactory adjudication of ...
  • 1 Day Ago

  • Ag Jobs
  • Indianapolis, IN FULL_TIME
  • SummaryServes as an Assistant State Soil Scientist, providing leadership, technical review, and guidance in the application of soil survey information throughout the state. Responsible for maintenance...
  • 3 Days Ago

Soil Scientist
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Montrose, CO FULL_TIME
  • This position is located within the Natural Resources Conservation Service. The incumbent will perform a variety of duties related to carrying out a coordinated natural resources conservation program....
  • 10 Days Ago

FEMA Consultant Senior Level
  • Serco North America
  • Herndon, VA
  • Position Description : Serco has a great opportunity for you to take a role as part of the Federal Emergency Management ...
  • 6/21/2024 12:00:00 AM

Entry Level Environmental Scientist
  • Apex Companies, LLC
  • Rockville, MD
  • Description Position: Environmental Scientist Industry: Science Technical Are you highly motivated, hard-working, and se...
  • 6/20/2024 12:00:00 AM

Senior Environmental Chemist
  • Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • Chantilly, VA
  • Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future...
  • 6/20/2024 12:00:00 AM

Water Resources, Agricultural, or Nutrient Management Senior Managing Scientist (Ph.D.)
  • Exponent Inc.
  • Washington, DC
  • About Exponent: Exponent is the only premium engineering and scientific consulting firm with the depth and breadth of ex...
  • 6/20/2024 12:00:00 AM

Senior Industrial Hygienist (On-call) - WOB
  • Washington, DC
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team that makes a real difference? Do you want to be part of a collaborativ...
  • 6/20/2024 12:00:00 AM

Public Assistance Disaster Recovery – Technical Specialist
  • Arlington, VA
  • **Company Description** **How will you make your mark?** At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables c...
  • 6/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

Computer Scientist/Computer Engineer (Interdisciplinary)
  • Offices, Boards and Divisions
  • Washington, DC
  • Summary This position serves as a Technologist in the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Legal Policy (OLP), in Wash...
  • 6/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Soil Scientist jobs
$63,304 to $98,159

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