• Title
    Entry Level Environmental Scientist / Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. (Wood) has a career opportunity for an Entry Level Environmental Scientist to reside in Carlsbad, NM which reports to the Albuquerque office. This individual will support industrial, commercial and federal project sites and will work in the field, lab and office. Our ideal candidate is self-motivated and has excellent written, verbal communication, and computer skills.


    Key Responsibilities


    • The position will require travel and field work
    • Will work under the supervision of a Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer
    • Field activities include monitoring and sampling activities to include; construction observation, conducting interviews with property owners/businesses, conducting visual site inspections, conducting field monitoring of existing surface and subsurface monitoring stations, collecting groundwater, surface-water and sediment samples as well as documenting field activities
    • Will perform instrumentation installation, operations, maintenance and troubleshooting
    • Office activities include analysis and interpretation of analytical results and data, assistance with the preparation of reports and technical memos associated with field sampling and property due diligence
    • A portion of the responsibilities include conducting materials testing in laboratory and field settings
    • Will be expected to thoroughly check permit applications, data tables and figures
    • Will do field mapping and map preparation and maintain spreadsheets/databases of chemical results and other data for projects, prepare charts, conduct routine scientific calculations and run computer programs
    • Will follow company safety standards, participate in safety training and prepare and implement site safety plans
    • Will travel to project sites mostly in New Mexico as needed

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BS or MS in Environmental Science or related technical degree
    • 0 – 3 years + environmental or field experience
    • 40-hour HAZWOPER OSHA Training desired
    • Proficiency with MS Office products including MS Word and Excel; AutoCAD and GIS experience is a plus; Computer programming and troubleshooting experience is a plus
    • Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to safety, quality, detail, and strong time management capabilities required
    • Will be required to lift equipment and carry laboratory samples/equipment which may weigh up to 40 pounds
    • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites mostly in New Mexico as needed
    • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

    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.


    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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