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Leidos Edison, NJ, USA
Sep 14, 2018
Full time
Under the SERAS Contract Air Team, as an Environmental Scientist the selected candidate will perform and manage Air Monitoring and Sampling projects during environmental Emergency Responses, at Hazardous Waste sites, Vapor Intrusion sites and other events in to provide public health and safety. Liquid and solid sampling is also possible using EPA methods. Additional responsibilities include air monitoring and sampling design, selection of analytical methodologies, personal protective equipment selection, Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) creation, health and safety plan creation, packing and shipping of equipment, as well as, individual logistical and travel arrangements.  Upon completion of field activities the candidate will also be responsible for data interpretation and report writing.The Environmental Scientist will also be responsible for maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, and minor repair of air sampling and monitoring equipment, and performance of real time environmental monitoring and sample collection activities at hazardous waste sites, and environmental emergency response sites or oil spills. A wide variety of hazardous materials may be encountered, including toxic industrial chemicals, biological agents, and radioactive materials. Sampling and monitoring activities using appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), up to and including fully encapsulated Level A, will be required. A moderate amount of travel may be required with little advance notice. Periodic early morning, evening and weekend extended hours, in a sometimes stressful field environment, may also be required. Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance. Qualifications Required Skills: Bachelor of Science Degree in environmental science, chemistry, physical science, or environmental engineering and a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.   Experience should include:   - Two years experience performing multi-media environmental sampling and monitoring.   - Demonstrated expertise in the preparation of site-specific Quality Assurance Project Plans, site-specific sampling and analysis plans, Health and Safety Plans, and final reports.   - Clear verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to prepare, review, and revise methods or SOPs.   - Ability to effectively communicate and interact in a professional manner with Leidos and EPA personnel; federal, state and local authorities; and the general public. - Successful completion or ability to successfully complete 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training.   - Must be physically capable of performing field work and lifting 50 pounds.   Desired Skills: Field portable instrument maintenance, troubleshooting and minor repair expertise.   Ability to provide technical support, assist in the maintenance and deployment, of local and remote wireless networks for various environmental projects. The ideal candidate will possess both environmental and computer skills, but consideration will be given to candidates with either background.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Leidos Niceville, FL, USA
Sep 14, 2018
Leidos is seeking a full-time Environmental Scientist to provide on-site support for the Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) Natural Resources Office at Jackson Guard.  Responsibilities include: Review and comment on Air Force Form 813s (Environmental Impact Analysis) for Eglin Natural Resources Office Understand all components of natural resource programs (Wildlife, Fire, and Forestry) and ensure associated concerns from proposed actions are addressed Determine whether a Consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or National Marine Fisheries Service is required, in accordance with associated laws Identify projects that need a CMZA Determination Provide and update comments, including review of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements, as needed Provide CZMA Determinations Understand Florida statutes as they relate to each proposed action and know which level of CZMA determination may be needed Prepare and submit Determination to Florida Department of Environmental Protection Develop Consultation Documents Understand ESA Section 7 Consultations, timelines, and processes Develop Biological Assessments that analyze impacts from military actions to threatened and endangered species at Eglin AFB May require developing maps in ArcGIS Understand levels of impact and which effect determinations are required Coordinate with government customers, mission proponents, and other Eglin environmental personnel on a daily basis; provide briefings and conduct pre/post-mission surveys as needed Track status of all ongoing projects and missions to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner, avoiding mission delays while ensuring all requirements are coordinated and implemented as required Qualifications Required Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, biological science, or other natural science discipline with 2-4 years relevant experience; Master’s Degree in a similar field is a plus. Excellent technical writing and communication skills with an understanding of environmental laws including the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), National Environmental Policy Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, and Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Management and Conservation Act Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Comfortable working independently and as part of a team, including frequent interactions with government personnel and contractors Highly-organized, a motivated self-starter, and able to juggle multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with threatened and endangered species and critical habitats at Eglin AFB is preferred Experience working on Department of Defense projects ArcGIS experience Understanding of government and contractor roles  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com