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    Position:  Environmental Engineer, Scientist, or Geologist, Honolulu, Hawaii
    Posted:   03/13/2023

    Cape Environmental Management Inc (CAPE) is seeking a project scientist/geologist/engineer to support our remediation projects in the Pacific. This is an exciting opportunity for both experienced and entry-level professionals to gain valuable work experience in the environmental field on high-profile environmental projects that truly make an impact.


    This position will support technical staff and project managers in CAPE’s Honolulu office. Telework will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants not residing on Oahu should express their intent to relocate or explain their capabilities for telework in a cover letter.

    This position will perform office and field work in support of environmental investigations and remediation projects. Responsibilities may include writing planning documents and technical reports, providing technical and logistical support, performing site inspections, collecting environmental media samples, decision making based on analytical data or field screening results, hazardous waste management, and other environmental remediation activities. Qualified personnel may be assigned quality control and/or safety duties.  With increased experience, this position will also participate in project design and proposal efforts.

    This position requires strong writing and organization skills, a can-do attitude, and ability to meet physical demands of the job. Field work may require use of respiratory protection, standing or walking in uneven terrain, and lift/carry 50 pounds.

    $50,000-$95,000 annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    Travel will be required to support field work. Anticipated project locations include the west coast of mainland US, Hawaii, and other Pacific islands. Applicants should describe their desire to travel (distance and duration) in a cover letter.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or related field
    • Proficient in MS Office suite, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Able to understand and carefully follow both written and oral guidance/instructions
    • Resourceful and self-motivated
    • Able to handle multiple assignments on timely basis to meet deadlines.
    • Able to work independently with exceptional attention to detail.
    • Valid driver’s license



    • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or related field
    • Professional Certifications (EIT, PE, GIT, PG, etc.)
    • CAD, GIS, Adobe Creative Suite
    • Environmental investigation and/or remediation experience
    • Experience working with the Navy
    • Quality control experience
    • Experience working in a safety role
    • Experience with GPS data collection and processing
    • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training certification and current 8-hour refresher
    • 8-hour HAZWOPER Supervisor training
    • OSHA 30-hour Construction
    • EM 385-1-1 training
    • Navy or USACE CQM training



    For 35 years, CAPE has delivered construction and environmental remediation solutions to governmental and private organizations nationwide. As a $100 M small business, we have Nationwide contracts with the USACE, USN and USAF totaling over $20 B in prime contract capacity.  As a top 3 SB in our industry, our $13 B portfolio also includes unrestricted contracts where we compete against large businesses for task order awards.  Most recently in the unrestricted area, CAPE won a $30 M + groundwater treatment plant construction project for the USACE in New Jersey.  We routinely partner with other small and large businesses to provide better responsiveness in support of achieving our clients goals.

    Our projects are high-profile environmental remediation projects involving cleanup of contaminated soil, groundwater, and sediment. The culture of our company is one of working together to achieve our company and professional goals and is succinctly and accurately defined as “We, Not Me” behavior. To ensure long-term, sustainable growth, we tailor our 3-year vision to be ahead of our industry in delivering our projects, align with our clients and team partners to improve our existing market share and develop new services to support smart growth.

    CAPE offers competitive benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, life insurance, Vanguard retirement savings plan including both traditional and Roth 401(k) with up to 4% match and lowest in class fees, health savings account (HSA) with investment option, flexible spending account (FSA), paid annual leave, paid maternity/paternity leave, and tuition reimbursement.

    CAPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We invite all qualified applicants to apply to our open positions.


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