Scientist 1

  • Apex Companies
  • Roanoke, VA, United States
  • Apr 13, 2017
Full time Air Quality Environmental Science/Engineering Hazardous Waste / RCRA Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality

Job Description

Description  

No bureaucracy.  Apex was founded on the principles of agility and employee empowerment, and we've worked hard over the past 25+ years to build a culture of collaboration, communication, and opportunity.   That's our secret to success, plain and simple. 

We get it.  You're looking for growth opportunity in a high-energy environment.  You want to work with the best minds in the business and for a company that cares about your professional development.  And while you might be okay with some routine, you'd really like a role that includes new challenges, stretching you just enough to help you grow. 

You get it.  As an Scientist 1, you're a serious multi-tasker who lends your technical expertise and business savvy to the success of every project.  You work hard to exceed client expectations for quality and cost-effectiveness, and you coordinate project activities to complete every project on time and within budget.  At the end of the workday, you go home very satisfied knowing you've delivered solutions to clients that depend on you to resolve problems that range from very simple to very complex.

Like every member of the Apex Team, your role as Scientist 1 is key to the company’s success.  While responsibilities of the Scientist 1 will vary day to day, in general you will often:

  • Collect soil, water, air, and/or building material samples.
  • Gather, analyze, and interpret data. 
  • Input data into template reports.
  • Actively develop your own career growth.

In addition to your fulfilling role with a growing company, you also gain the advantages of:

  • A full benefits package including health, medical, dental, life, short and long term disability, 401k, and tuition assistance (among others)
  • Eligibility for performance-based bonuses and other incentives
  • Resources and support for your career development
  • Cross-training and diverse projects
  • Working with some of the best and brightest in the industry among a culture that values diversity
  • 600+ employee consulting firm led by an approachable, accessible executive team and all of the resources typical of much larger firms

Minimum Requirements  

Great minds think alike!  Now that we understand each other, let's sort through the minimum qualifications for this position:

  • BS in Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, or other related field.
  • 2-4 years of experience with environmental field sampling and data collection.
  • Strong technical writing skills, the ability to successfully multi-task, safety awareness, and a good record and understanding of safe work practices.
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.
  • Light construction experience/hands-on skills a plus.
  • Experience with data management and report preparation.
  • Ability to edit Phase I and II ESAs is preferred.
  • Valid driver's license and personal vehicle are required.
  • Strong communication skills-Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

We're ready to get this key position filled so if this is you, submit your resume now for consideration.  If you're ready to grow, let us know!Apex Companies, LLC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Sector

Consulting