• Junior Environmental Scientist

    Requisition ID
    2019-40207
    Work Location
    US-NH-Hanover
    Department / Discipline
    Chemistry
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Junior-Level Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Chemist to perform, under the direction of a project manager, environmental field investigations, report writing and other project related tasks associated with site investigation activities at a dynamic and evolving project site located in the Grafton County/Lebanon, New Hampshire area.

     

    This position will require residence within the Grafton County/Lebanon, NH area.    

                           

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Conduct field work under the direction of a senior scientist to investigate and monitor the nature and extent of soil vapor and indoor air contamination - Field work will include collection and analysis of soil vapor and indoor air using an Inficon Hapsite ER portable GS/MS
    • Maintain the onsite QC analytical program, report analytical results on a daily basis, maintain an excel results database, and perform general maintenance tasks of the analytical instrument
    • Coordinate with Project Chemist on a daily basis

    Skills / Qualifications

    The ideal candidate for this position is an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a strong desire to learn.

     

    Required Qualifications:

    • One to two years environmental consulting experience              
    • BS/BA in Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry or one of the physical or natural sciences
    • Experience in hazardous waste site investigations
    • Ability to move and lift equipment that may weigh 30 lbs. on a daily basis
    • Knowledge of the principles and standards of scientific study, field investigation and sampling, experimentation, research, and documentation
    • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to work effectively with team members as well as independently
    • Strong interpersonal and writing skills are critical
    • OSHA 40 hour Hazardous Waste Site Safety Training (Wood will provide if needed)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with operation and use of gas chromatographs and/or gas chromatography/mass spectrometers (GC/MS) desired
    • Experience with the collection and analysis of soil vapor and ambient air samples as applied to site investigations desired
    • Previous field experience and OSHA 40 HAZWOPER certified is preferred

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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