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Project Geologist

  • Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Position ID: 3462
  • Minimum Experience: 5 years
  • Education: MSGEO
  • Registration: Professional Geologist
  • Required Skills: AutoCAD; ESRI Products; Groundwater
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Ready to make an impact on your career, client projects and the community? B&N is looking for a Project Geologist to join our team in Harrisburg, PA. This position will work on a variety of interesting projects and offers growth for professional and personal development split between office and in the field.

B&N Geologist Responsibilities

  • Field responsibilities include oversight of subsurface geologic investigations, including borehole and well installation, sampling, pumping tests/determination of aquifer characteristics
  • Office responsibilities include some proposal and grant preparation, task and project management, data analysis, and report preparation
  • 70/30 split on office/field work
  • Expectation of growth and expansion of responsibilities to support growth of the Pennsylvania environmental practice including client interface and business development

Skills & Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Geology, Hydrogeology or other related earth science  
  • 5-10 years of experience, prior experience in preparing, reviewing and interpreting geologic data
  • Knowledge of Pennsylvania environmental regulations, including Act 2 is desired
  • PA PG certification or in progress to achieve certification
  • Proficient in use of ESRI or other industry-standard GIS tools
  • Experience with groundwater flow and fate and transport models is ideal, and AutoCAD basic functionality is a plus
  • Groundwater modeling is desired
  • A valid driver's license with acceptable driving history is required
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and traverse uneven terrain 
  • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills
  • Regional travel required for some assignments

Travel arrangements to and from work assignments including airfare, hotel, and meals are reimbursed. All safety training, equipment, tools and tech are provided.


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.