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Mid-Level Environmental Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist

Mid-Level Environmental Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist

Requisition ID 
2017-20360
Work Location 
US-MI-Novi
Department / Discipline 
Environmental
Additional Work Location 
..
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Are you an Environmental Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist with 4 to 8 years environmental/consulting experience that enjoys technical challenges as well as client, agency and public interaction? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established environmental consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity.

 

Amec Foster Wheeler is seeking a Mid-Level Environmental Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist to join our Novi, MI team. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their careers. This position requires an individual with effective communication skills as significant client, agency, public and team interactions are expected.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares or assists in the development of work scope, schedule, and budget definition for proposals
  • Assists in planning the execution of work, including subcontractor procurement
  • Assists the Project Manager and team in ensuring effective client and regulatory agency communication and relations
  • Reviews subcontractor submittals including work plans, health and safety plans, and quality control plans
  • Conducts multi-media sampling, including soil, groundwater, vapor, indoor air, asbestos, and other regulated materials
  • Conducts oversight and coordination efforts in response to spills, alarms, or other client requests
  • Conducts oversight of subcontractors, including utility locators, drillers (direct push, sonic, and hollow stem auger), remediation contractors, surveyors, and emergency response contractors
  • Assists the Project Manager on technical assignments and management of specific elements of the project in the field as well as in the office (i.e., task management)
  • Performs remediation system operation and maintenance, including troubleshooting, minor repairs and/or modifications
  • Evaluates compliance of subcontractor work against technical specifications and scopes of work
  • Demonstrates competency in a combination of areas including field supervision, technical knowledge and task management
  • Conducts moderately complex engineering, scientific assessment and analysis
  • Prepares or assists in preparing remedial investigation reports, remedial/corrective action plans, remedial designs, due diligence reports, and related documents; Includes work summaries, data summaries, engineering calculations, summary tables, figures, engineering drawings and specifications, and report text
  • Assists Project Manager with cost and schedule control
  • Reviews payment applications, requests for information, change order requests and other subcontractor submittals
  • Demonstrates and maintains competency in a diverse set of local, state, and federal environmental regulations
  • Motivates, trains, and mentors subordinate staff assigned to his/her tasks or projects
  • The position may entail approximately 60% office work and 40% field work on a variety of projects, primarily for industrial and commercial clients

Skills / Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Environmental Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science or related field. EIT, P.E., P.G, or CPG preferable (or willingness to attain license)
  • 4 - 8 years environmental consulting experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and organizational abilities
  • Willingness and ability to interact with regulatory agencies, stakeholders and clients and develop effective teamwork relationships
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours as required
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites primarily in Michigan and surrounding states in the Great Lakes area - Approximately 25% overnight travel
  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40 hour training in accordance with 29CFR 1910.120
  • Must pass drug test, entrance physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

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.

 

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