• Title
    Entry to Junior-Level Environmental Scientist
    Requisition ID
    2018-23191
    Work Location
    US-GA-Kennesaw
    Department / Discipline
    Environmental
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently seeking an Entry to Junior-level Environmental Scientist to join our team in Kennesaw, GA. The position will support the Remediation Project Managers. The candidate should be eager to learn and be able to follow specific instructions to execute field tasks safely, accurately, and timely.

     

    Key Responsibilities

     

    The successful candidate will work on a variety of site investigation/remediation projects at industrial/commercial sites and/or government installations and conduct site assessment for real estate transactions. Duties will include performing routine, well-defined field and office assignments (technical and non-technical) including planning, conducting, and reporting on field investigations involving well installations, soil and groundwater sampling, aquifer testing, and hydrogeology. Work may be conducted under a variety of regulatory programs (CERCLA, RCRA, UST, Brownfields) primarily in southeastern US. Will receive detailed instructions on work objectives, complex features and possible solutions and will receive close supervision and review of work. With experience, may be assigned tasks with minimal supervision. Specific work tasks are expected to include:

    • Field exploration, inspection, data collection analysis, and interpretation
    • Prepare maps, charts, boring logs, cross-sections depicting subsurface conditions
    • Run simple computer programs
    • Perform field testing using equipment and instrumentation
    • Support preparation of field reports, internal correspondence, sections of final reports
    • Follow company/site safety standards
    • Conduct scientific calculations

    Skills / Qualifications

    Required

    • B.S. or M.S.in Geology, Environmental Science or related field (0-3 years of experience with B.S.; 0-2 years with M.S).
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Strong commitment to safety
    • Basic familiarity with MS Office computer software
    • Ability to conduct basic geological field procedures and techniques with minimal training
    • Ability to handle multiple assignments and maintain flexibility while meeting strict deadlines
    • Valid Georgia driver's license
    • A physical exam is required to obtain medical clearance to work on hazardous waste sites
    • Flexibility to travel for up to 10 days and work outside normal business hours as required

    Preferred

    • OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER Training
    • Experience with field GPS instruments

    Physical Demands

    • Physically able to travel to work in the field in potentially difficult terrain and under a variety of weather conditions (cold, heat, wind, rain) as required to accomplish project execution
    • Able to occasionally lift over 50 pounds and able to wear respirator, if required, to mitigate dust or fumes

    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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