Versar, Inc.

Versar, Inc. is a global project management company based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with 22 locations around the world. Since 1969, Versar has provided technical and management support to federal, state, and local government clients as well as to industries worldwide, delivering construction management, environmental sciences and engineering infrastructure solutions. Versar offers tailored and secure solutions in harsh environments providing clients with comprehensive engineering and construction management, environmental and professional services.

Versar, Inc. Denver, CO, USA
Aug 01, 2018
Full time
Description Versar is seeking Staff to Senior-Level Environmental Engineers/Scientists/Geologists to support our Springfield, VA or Denver, CO office locations. The successful candidate will have strong analytical skills and the desire to strengthen and broaden existing capabilities in the environmental field through training and hands-on experience. This position is organized under Versar’s Environmental Services Group supporting the Remediation Technical Service Area (TSA) with work in the federal/Department of Defense sector (Air Force, USACE, Army, Navy, National Guard Bureau). Primary duties and responsibilities include apply current knowledge and skills, as well as gaining experience and expertise, in the following areas (consistent with prior work experience): Conducting soil and groundwater sampling and data analysis/evaluation at RCRA/CERCLA facilities across the U.S. Providing remediation system oversight, Operations & Maintenance/Remedial Action-Operations (O&M/RA-O), and long-term monitoring (LTM). Borehole logging and monitoring well installation, high resolution site characterization (HRSC – MIP/LIF/HPT/EC), and advanced site investigation techniques. Performing background research, gathering information and interpreting laboratory and field data to support technical activities. Preparing reports and draw comparison of results with similar analysis. The design and use of in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO), in situ chemical reduction (ISCR), in situ enhanced biological (ISEB) remediation, and other site-specific remediation techniques. Preparation of field and progress reports, work plans, inspection reports, and other basic scientific reports and technical writing with support from senior staff. Preparation of RI/FS, RFI/CMS, RD/RA Work Plans, and other related technical reports consistent with experience. Applying and/or gaining subject matter expertise (SME) for the analysis, design, installation, and operation of treatment strategies for wastes in soil, groundwater, air, sediment, drinking water, and acquiring treatment expertise to protect human health and the environment. Understand and apply the use of risk-based remediation techniques including EPC and UCL-95. Contributing to Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies and Remedial Designs at hazardous waste sites. Familiarity with federal and state environmental regulations and requirements. Interacting with client and regulatory agencies through participation in meetings and teleconferences. Supporting efforts to write scopes of work and develop cost estimates and integrated schedules associated with remediation projects. May support other office activities related to environmental engineering consulting operations such as client interactions, preparation of statements of qualifications, compiling meeting minutes, and working on proposal teams. *Technical writing samples from proposals and projects may be requested for consideration. Requirements Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Civil, or Environmental Engineering, Geology, or related field (e.g., biology or chemistry) - Candidate should also be committed to pursuing a professional, credentialed path (e.g., PE, PG) if not already registered/licensed. Master’s Degree preferred. Proficiency with MS Office applications and ability to conduct complex data analysis in Microsoft Excel. Working experience with, or ability to embrace use of Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Flow, SharePoint, etc. Strong analytical and data management skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. and capable of obtaining government security clearance and/or Common Access Card (CAC). *Candidates should have 3-10+ years of working experience in the environmental field. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP   here . Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Versar, Inc. Germantown, MD, USA
Aug 01, 2018
Full time
Description Versar, Inc. is a global project management company based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with locations around the world. Since 1969, Versar has provided technical and management support to federal, state, and local government clients as well as to industries worldwide, delivering construction management, environmental sciences and engineering infrastructure solutions. Versar offers tailored and secure solutions in harsh environments providing clients with comprehensive engineering and construction management, environmental and professional services. Versar is seeking self-motivated, team-oriented, Senior Scientists with strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills to work in our Germantown, MD office.  Primary responsibilities will include directing and/or assisting a team of scientists and engineers in supporting various research programs for Federal regulatory agencies such as EPA and FDA. This position will involve addressing topics related to evaluating exposures and risks associated with toxic chemicals, pesticides, and food safety. Duties will involve coordinating, compiling and analyzing exposure data, developing databases and models, generating quality assurance plans, preparing technical documents, conducting/coordinating government peer reviews and presenting key findings to clients. The successful candidate may also provide direct technical coordination or support for additional projects, as needed, which may include: fate and transport modeling of contaminants, exposure modeling and risk assessment or field related tasks. Occasional travel may be required. Requirements Candidates should have 6-10 years of working experience in the field of exposure assessment, environmental science, and/or environmental consulting: Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, or a related field (chemistry, biology, toxicology, or public health). Experience managing projects and proposals for Federal clients (e.g., EPA, FDA) is preferred. Proficiency with MS Office applications and ability to conduct data analysis (including statistical analyses) in Microsoft Excel; Strong analytical and data management skills;  Strong written and oral communication skills; Ability to work independently and as part of a team; Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; and Must be authorized to work in the U.S. and capable of obtaining government security clearance and/or Common Access Card (CAC); Additional experience required includes management of the development and use of databases, models, and other risk assessment and decision analysis tools. These include tools to evaluate fate and transport of contaminants, exposure and hazard/risk assessment of chemicals, and related efforts.  Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP   here .