Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Entry to Mid - Level Scientist / Engineer to assist the Environmental Field Services Branch in Chantilly, VA.
Provide support to Wood’s National Capital Region Environmental Field Services, specifically with projects located in Washington, DC and the surrounding area. Specific tasks will include soil screening and sampling, oversight of subcontractors working on contaminated sites, providing training to site workers, performance of HAZMAT surveys and oversight of abatement contractors. Will work independently in the field and must be able to effectively direct and document the daily investigation and management of contaminated materials on a busy construction site. Position will require daily communications with clients, construction contractors and regulatory agency personnel. Experience performing hazardous material (asbestos, lead - based paint) surveys, certifications and knowledge of industrial hygiene is a big plus.
Office tasks may vary greatly and may include analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing technical data for reports and presentations, writing technical memorandums and reports, reviewing and summarizing related environmental regulations, and daily communications with project managers and clients.
Skills / Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering (environmental engineering, environmental science, chemistry, biology, geology, or similar field). Advanced degree and / or professional license are a plus
2 - 5 years of experience in environmental consulting or similar field
Project experience with contaminated soil management, soil and groundwater sampling, Phase II ESAs and directing subcontractors
Project experience working on construction sites
40 - hour OSHA HAZWOPER training with current annual refreshers
Ability to work in the field independently and make project decisions with limited direction
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office products
Excellent technical writing and verbal communications skills
Ability to communicate complex regulatory or scientific information to clients
Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to solve complex problems
Demonstrated experience working successfully in a team environment
Flexibility to travel and work outside normal business hours as required
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
Project experience in Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland and West Virginia
Experience working on projects involving industrial and federal clients
Experience with asbestos surveys and / or HAZMAT abatement projects
8 - hr OSHA HAZWOPER Supervisory Training
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes 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.
Internal Number: 2018-32501
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