Why Work at Aspect?

Aspect Consulting is the home of regionally-focused earth+water specialists in hydrogeology, geology, environmental remediation, and engineering. A diverse blend of public and private projects, ranging in technical complexity, provides you a balance between applied problem solving, technical analysis, and design. For ambitious entry-level and seasoned practice builders alike, Aspect offers a supportive, collaborative workplace designed to help you thrive and grow professionally.

Active, engaged, and growing

Our steady growth creates opportunities for skilled professionals. We encourage entry level and experienced candidates with advanced degrees, strong communication skills, and relevant background to contact us. We recruit nationally and provide relocation assistance when appropriate. Aspect offers a competitive benefits package and incentive compensation system to reward the collective team and recognize individual contributors.

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Aspect Consulting, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity. It is our policy to recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, political ideology, age, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, veteran and military status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability.


Current Openings

Staff Geologist/Hydrogeologist

Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: September 28, 2017

Description:

Aspect Consulting, LLC, an earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a Staff Geologist or Hydrogeologist to join our team of strategic advisors supporting our environmental practice on assessments of contaminated properties. This is a full-time, career-track position, with the initial professional development focus on field data collection, growing over time into geologic and hydrogeologic analyses, and eventually project and client management. We are looking for a motivated self-starter with attention to detail that can work independently on the following primary responsibilities:

  1. Conducting field activities at closed landfills and contaminated sites, including drilling and soil logging and sampling; well installation and development; aquifer testing; groundwater sampling; air monitoring and sampling; landfill gas monitoring; and construction oversight during remediation activities;
  2. Compiling and analyzing data, including preparation of graphical representations of subsurface conditions and geologic/hydrogeologic conceptual site models;
  3. Performing simple quantitative analysis of groundwater systems; and
  4. Technical report writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in geology, hydrogeology, or closely related field;
  • Geologist-in-Training (GIT) registration;
  • 0- to 5- years of experience conducting field work on environmental assessment and remediation projects.
  • Experience working on construction or industrial sites and around hazardous materials;
  • OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER training;
  • Experience with and/or coursework focused on Pacific Northwest geology including glacial deposits and Columbia Basin basalts;
  • Ability to collect quality field data with a high level of attention to detail and thorough documentation;
  • Practical knowledge of GIS/CAD, data entry and management using Excel and database software (e.g. EQuIS), and environmental data collection and analysis methods;
  • Knowledge of soil classification standards, geochemistry, and chemical fate and transport;
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills; and
  • Clear writing and communication skills.

Special Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, and in rugged and sometimes remote field locations for extended periods of time;
  • Must be able to travel long distances and accommodate overnight travel; and
  • Must be able to operate cars, vans and pickup trucks in various weather conditions and after dark.

Workplace Setting:

  • 55+ person office in Seattle, Washington
  • Interactive team of 95+ professionals across six offices in Washington and Oregon
  • Casual, collaborative, and professional office environment

Staff Geologist/Hydrogeologist

Location: Portland, OR
Posted: Open

Description:

Aspect Consulting, LLC, an earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a Staff Geologist or Hydrogeologist to support the environmental and water resources practices. This is a full-time, career-track position with the initial professional development focus on field data collection, growing over time into geologic and hydrogeologic analyses, and eventually project and client management. This is a full time position with primary responsibilities consisting of:

  • Conducting field activities at closed landfills and contaminated sites, including drilling and soil logging and sampling; well installation and development; aquifer testing; groundwater monitoring; air monitoring and sampling; and construction oversight for remediation activities;
  • Compiling and analyzing data, including preparation of graphical representations of subsurface conditions and geologic/hydrogeologic conceptual site models;
  • Performing simple quantitative analysis of groundwater systems; and
  • Technical report writing.

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in geology, hydrogeology, or closely related field
  • 0- to 2- years of experience conducting field work on environmental assessment and remediation projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Geologist-in-Training (GIT)
  • Experience with or coursework focused on Pacific Northwest geology including and Columbia Basin basalts.
  • Ability to collect quality field data, including a high level of attention to detail and thorough documentation.
  • Practical knowledge of GIS/CAD, data entry and management using excel and database software, and environmental data collection and analysis methods.
  • Knowledge of and experience with aquifer test methods and analysis.
  • Knowledge of soil classification standards, geochemistry and chemical fate and transport.
  • Experience working on construction or industrial sites and around hazardous materials.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Clear writing and communication skills.

Special Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions in rugged and sometimes remote field locations for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to travel long distances and accommodate occasional overnight travel
  • Must be able to operate cars, vans and pickup trucks in various weather conditions and after dark

Workplace Setting:

  • 100-person regional company with growing opportunities in Oregon
  • Interactive team across six offices in Washington and Oregon
  • Casual, collaborative, and professional office environment

Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer

Level: Associate/Principal
Location: Oregon
Posted: June 29, 2017

Description:

Aspect Consulting’s growing Northwest practice is creating opportunities for a senior-level environmental professional based in Oregon, likely Portland but could easily be elsewhere in the state. The successful candidate is one who works well in an advisory capacity among decision makers in the private sector—environmental attorneys, property owners, and developers. This position carries business development and team leadership expectations and rewards.

This is a prime opportunity for an individual who has built their career by specializing in relationship-building within Oregon’s legal profession. Bring your relationships and entrepreneurial spirit to a firm that provides the perfect foundation for your practice to thrive. Work where you live, and join our mission to make the communities we live in better.

Responsibilities will include technical project management and reporting, client management, and project opportunity identification/development. Aspect has a bright team of remediation engineers, hydrogeologists, and visual data specialists capable of aiding in your success. Aspect is known in the industry as an incubator for forward-looking professionals that can grow and tackle new challenges. We have a strong senior peer group for guidance and a diverse and talented staff for support. Our technical reputation will enhance your professional growth and project opportunities. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in engineering, hydrogeology, or closely related field
  • 15+ years of applied consulting experience
  • PE license or Registered Geologist in Oregon
  • Demonstrated success in client portfolio development and management
  • Applied knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations
  • Strong conceptual skills with multidisciplinary capability
  • Applied knowledge of due diligence, site characterization, and remediation
  • Clear writing and communication skills
  • Problem-solving and client-service mindset

Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Yakima, WA
Posted: May 15, 2017

Description:

Aspect Consulting, LLC, a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Geotechnical and Infrastructure Practice. Aspect’s geotechnical engineering staff collaborate on a wide variety of public and private infrastructure projects. We provide geotechnical engineering services for market sectors including: transportation, water and wastewater conveyance and treatment, urban infill and redevelopment, steep slope sensitive areas floodplain and natural habitat restoration. Our geotechnical engineers are supported by a diverse and talented group of engineering geologists, hydrogeologists, water resource engineers, CAD/GIS professionals, and technical editors.

This position will allow the successful candidate to build upon his or her existing geotechnical experience and client relationships, to mentor junior staff, and help manage the execution of our existing projects. The successful candidate will also have the flexibility to branch out from Seattle to join our growing geotechnical team and be the first geotechnical engineer in our Yakima office. The position requires periodic travel to various project sites around the state, and occasionally to our other offices for in-person meetings and collaboration.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master of Science in Civil Engineering, geotechnical engineering emphasis
  • PE in Washington State
  • 5+ years of experience in geotechnical engineering
  • Demonstrable business development acumen
  • Proven experience and success managing large and small geotechnical engineering projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter accustomed to working independently 

Workplace Setting:

  • Interactive team of 90+ professionals across 6 offices in Washington and Oregon
  • Casual, collaborative office environment