Researcher III with a concentration of Hydrology will monitor water flows, and levels, and will collect borehole geophysical logs, surface geophysical measurements, rock samples or core, water samples, and water levels
Researcher III, Davie FL
Cherokee Nation System Solutions (CNSS) provides a complete line of innovative services, consulting and products to government agencies, including application modernization, data utilization and advanced analytics, geospatial, GIS and remote sensing, information technology infrastructure, program professional services and scientific and research capabilities. CNSS offers an extensive selection of quality services and products at competitive prices. Additionally, CNSS collaborates with partners nationwide to provide even the most complex services to clients.
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The Hydrologic Researcher will monitor water flows, and levels, and will collect borehole geophysical logs, surface geophysical measurements, rock samples or core, water samples, and water levels
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Will correct, process, quality assure, store and archive the collected data and prepare rock samples for petrographic, stratigraphic, and geochemical analysis
- Analyze hydrologic, geophysical, geochemical, or chemical data and aid in the creation information products such as maps or hydro-stratigraphic cross sections, and to write sections of reports
- Operation and maintenance of instrumentation used to monitor water flows, and levels.
- Collection of water samples and water levels
- Collection of borehole geophysical logs, surface geophysical measurements, rock samples or core
- Office work:
- Processing, correction and quality assurance of hydrologic and geologic data archival and publication of data
- Analysis of these data to create information products such as maps or hydro-stratigraphic cross sections
- Writing sections of reports and development of presentation materials using standard word-processing, spreadsheet, and graphics programs
- Laboratory work
- Preparation of rock and core samples for analysis, including cutting, cleaning, photographing core, staining, drying rock cuttings, and shipping and receiving for example thin sections
- Preparing and shipping samples to federal client laboratories; and photographing core or thin sections
- Technical Requirements:
- On-the job and formal training will be provided as needed. The successful Researcher will be expected to advance rapidly to being able to work independently
- Contributions to reports will range in complexity. Expected to work towards being more proficient in the development of presentations, information products, or parts of reports concerning hydrologic and geologic examinations.
- This position does not have management authority or supervisory capacity
Education and/or Experience:
- A bachelor’s degree in Physical or Natural Science, or engineering with a concentration of at least 30 semester hours in any combination of courses in hydrology or other courses that are relative to the requirements
- A minimum of at least 6 semester hours in calculus (including both differential and integral calculus), and at least 6 semester hours in physics are required
- Experience with the oversight and documentation of drilling operations as well as the collection and processing of rock and sediment cores are skills that are preferred
- Experience with the collection hydrologic data and maintaining water quality and water level sensors
- Experience and/or use of analytical software to including: Well cad, ArcGIS, Adobe Acrobat, Ultra edit, Corel Draw or Adobe Illustrator and Corpscon are strongly desired
- Experience with Hydrological research is required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of data collection and processing borehole geophysical log data are strongly desired
- Collection and processing of data from surface geophysical surveys as well as water samples, preparation of samples for the laboratory
- Ability to trouble shooting, perform minor maintenance, and repair of mechanical or electrical equipment Operation of small power, and non-powered boats.
- Collection and processing borehole geophysical log data.
- Oversight and documentation of drilling operations.
- Collection and processing of rock and sediment cores as well as the collection of hydrologic data and maintaining water quality and water level sensors.
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team and have excellent communication skills; both oral and written are a must
- Proficient in the use of computers and basic computer software to include MS Office Suite
- The ability to safely operate power tools such as table saws and drills
- Work around heavy equipment such as drill rigs, bridges and over water, and from a boats
- An active U.S. driver’s License and a clear driving record
- Must pass a drug screen and federal background check
- Work is performed in a federal office setting as well as outdoors in remote locations
- Exposure to extreme environmental conditions in to include: high temperatures, humidity, and precipitation, sometimes near freezing conditions, as well possible exposure to wildlife of that area
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.
Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.
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