Soil Scientist

Chattanooga Engineering Group
Full Time
Chattanooga, TN
$55,463 - $80,000 a year
Posted EmployerActive 2 days ago
Job description

Professional Soil Scientists

Chattanooga Engineering Group has an opening for a soil scientist to do soil mapping for septic systems in the state of Tennessee. We are seeking a dynamic person to aid in evaluating overall project execution strategy currently in use by our client and work to align processes for ongoing multi-discipline capital projects that are in development/funding stages

Education requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in soil science, agronomy, and/or agriculture with emphasis in plant and soil science or agronomy; or, graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of thirty (30) quarter hours biological, physical and earth sciences and an additional twenty-two and one-half (22.5) quarter hours or equivalent semester hours in soil science is required.

Experience shall not be substituted in lieu of educational requirements.

Experience requirements

A minimum of two (2) years full time or equivalent of soil evaluation experience in accordance with the United States Department of Agriculture system is required. Experience must include studies of soil physical characteristics, geology and soil relationships, soil-landscape relationships, soil identification; landscape features, mapping techniques, interpretive ranges, sewage systems, and soil improvement design variations.

Main duties

  • primarily be doing high intensity and extra-high intensity soil maps for septic system and decentralized sewer disposal systems.
  • Plan and implement environmental field work such as monitoring well installation, groundwater monitoring , due diligence , and compliance assessments
  • Prepare routine correspondence, proposals, technical reports, work plans, permit applications, and standardized documents and work plans for internal and client review
  • Participating in sampling events for groundwater and soil
  • Preparation of technical correspondence, project proposals, technical reports, work plans, and project specifications including cost estimates


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,463.00 - $80,000.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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