Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking an Environmental Scientist Portland, ME to perform field data collection and data management related tasks.
Key Responsibilities •Support Environmental Engineering / Scientific Staff in collecting field data and performing field testing •Maintain relational MS Access databases for environmental projects, querying data to generate output for client deliverables •Assist staff in utilizing and deploying digital data collection devices such as IOS or Android tablets •Perform routine data maintenance tasks utilizing MS Access •Follow company safety policies and procedures, site safety standards, and permit requirements •Oversee soil borings and groundwater monitoring well installations, collect soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air, and soil gas samples •Collect data in complex field situations with supervision and document field activities •Prepare components of site investigation reports including work plans, data summaries, calculations, tables, figures, charts, drawings and report text •Perform routine data maintenance tasks utilizing MS Access •Utilizing digital data collection devices, PC tablets, and GPS methods •Support office staff with mobile device applications (data collection forms) •Communicate with project team members and other stakeholders to define data needs, project requirements and desired outputs •Compile, manipulate and refine geographic data from a variety of sources including but not limited to field observation, digital aerial photographs, existing maps and online data sources •Compile, manipulate and refine environmental data from a variety of sources including but not limited to field measurement devices, mobile application field forms, laboratory test results •Perform regular quality control checks of GIS and non-spatial databases to ensure data integrity with minimal supervision
Skills / Qualifications •BA / BS in Environmental Sciences or related field •1 to 5 years of experience in environmental sciences or related field •Relational database management experience •Knowledge of online data resources •Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) •Knowledge of Microsoft Access relational databases •Familiarity of environmental data collection and analysis •Strong written and verbal communication skills •Proficiency using ESRI suite of software (e.g. ArcGIS) desired •Knowledge of scripting languages (UBA, Python, etc.) helpful •Resourceful and self-motivated •Flexibility to work outside normal business hours, and willingness to travel frequently as required •Must pass drug screening, background check, and physical exam •Must have a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record in accordance with Company's driving policy
Physical Demands •Ability to remain on feet for extended periods of time either stationary or walking •Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions, including heat and cold •Ability to lift 50 pounds
Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.