• Title
    Senior Associate / Principal Sediment Scientist
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Senior Associate / Principal Sediment Scientist to join our team in Portland, OR.


    Key Responsibilities 

    • Strong seller/doer working to grow key client accounts at local, regional and national level both individually and as part of a company-wide team of sediment practitioners
    • Acting as a technical professional resource for the strategic and successful competition of multiple major challenging projects
    • Developing and maintaining communication channels with clients, stake holders, and internal Wood personnel to ensure that work flows smoothly as well as providing first class services
    • Ensuring the management and coordination of project staff and sub-contractors to ensure safe, cost effective, efficient and timely completion of projects in order to meet and/or exceed client expectations
    • Developing plans, designs, and studies that meet the client’s needs and comply with all applicable regulations
    • Overseeing the development of project budgets, schedules and reports
    • Gathering up to date information first hand at sites, meeting with clients and constantly monitoring work performances
    • Assisting with negotiation of consent orders, consent decrees, permits, settlements and access agreements; track and ensure compliance

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in science or engineering
    • 15+ years operations experience with environmental projects including at least 8 years increasing responsibility as a project manager
    • Strong experience in sediment investigations and characterization
    • Extensive experience in environmental site investigation and remediation projects
    • Ability to develop new, proprietary and innovative solutions to current processes is an asset
    • Willingness to travel
    • Experience in managing a portfolio of projects
    • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
    • Demonstrated professional judgement, consistency, and attention to detail, proven track-record of leading and successfully completing a range of multi-disciplinary projects
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills, with demonstrated ability to conduct effective client presentations and written report preparation
    • Must be computer literate and familiar with Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
    • Must be a self-starter and successfully work in a team environment
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


    • Experience with support of apportionment and allocation cases
    • Experience with environmental litigation support and PRP group representation a plus

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    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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