Weston Solutions, Inc.

Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) delivers integrated environmental, sustainability, property redevelopment, energy, and construction solutions.

Dedicated to making a difference in the world, our 1,650 people have been reaching out from 60 offices around the globe respond to our clients' toughest problems for more than 55 years.

Weston Solutions, Inc. Edison, NJ, USA
Mar 13, 2019
Full time
Description Weston Solutions, Inc. is actively seeking an experienced field biologist/botanist to provide technical support and expertise to project managers in our siting, licensing and permitting practice .   The Scientist provides clients with accurate and pertinent scientific data according to  agreed  upon methods, procedures, and techniques.    Provides sound conclusions and recommendations based upon field investigations and literature reviews within the established project schedules.   This role will perform limited field activities including wetland delineation and also office tasks that include report writing, and preparation/completion of permit application Expected Outcomes Implements field and sampling programs appropriate to the assigned projects. Obtains all data as prescribed by the scope of work and present it in a logical, coherent manner.    Prepares written reports, tables, figures and illustrations. Conducts laboratory analysis appropriate to the proper identification and evaluation of samples (if applicable). Conducts literature searches to compile pertinent information and evaluates and correlates the compiled literature. As assigned, assists, reviews and/or evaluates on-going projects in the specialty. Maintains a current knowledge of the recent works in the field for application on existing and proposed projects. Recommends improvements in sampling techniques and system design, laboratory practices, etc. Relies on a knowledge of both laboratory and field investigation methods and procedures.    Field investigating procedures include selection of sampling sites, use of sampling equipment and knowledge of sampling techniques.    Laboratory investigation consists of being able to process the samples collected in the field (processing methods may be project specific) in order to assure proper identification. Thoroughly understands and conducts scientific literature searches.    Assesses data as it relates to project identification. Uses biometrics and statistical analysis in applying data analysis techniques. Prepares meaningful, precise, easily read, scientific reports of field and laboratory results appropriate to the defined areas of investigation. Prepares natural resource permitting and compliance documents. Maintains current knowledge of State and Federal regulations. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities B.S. or B.A.  in a  biological field orientated natural resources program  with  3 -5  years of experience Prior environmental services experience with power utility companies (primarily in NYS, NYC and NJ) Understanding and working knowledge of NYSDEC DER-10 guidance and NJ regulations Wetland delineation, familiarity with USACE delineation regulations and methods Conscientious work ethic and atten tion to details Good communication skills and ability to develop project reports Some mapping (CADD/GIS) data management skillset Data collection from publicly available databases Experience with linear projects a plus   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Weston Solutions, Inc. Edison, New Jersey, USA
Mar 13, 2019
Full time
Description Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) has an immediate opening for a full-time Environmental Scientist in our Edison, NJ office.  The position will include work in both field and office environments performing investigations and remediation of hazardous waste sites.  Specific duties will include, but are not limited to, sampling environmental media (soil, water, waste, air, etc.), chemical and physical screening of samples in the field, shipping samples to laboratories for analyses, evaluating analytical results, and preparing reports of investigations and Removal Actions. The position is not in a research or analytical laboratory, but may involve procuring laboratory services. The selected candidate will be an integral member of a project team with key contributions and responsibilities; required to interface with internal and external clients; responsible for project deliverables; meeting milestones; and clearly communicating to the project team.  The position is for a dedicated contract for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2.  Fieldwork and travel within NY, NJ, PR and the USVI is required.  We are seeking a motivated individual with strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills; strong organization skills, ownership and accountability; and the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and anticipate team needs. The successful candidate will also have a strong desire to support the mission of protecting public health and the environment.   Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: B.S. degree in Chemistry, Geology or Environmental Science plus at least 1-2 years of experience related to environmental investigation is required.   Experience related to hazardous site investigation is preferred. Experience may include relevant employment or internships. An M.S. degree in any of the above scientific fields may substitute for the experience requirement. Fieldwork and travel within NY, NJ, PR, and the USVI is required. Collection of multi-media samples, on-site characterization of environmental samples, donning and doffing of PPE, use and applications of air monitoring and other environmental field instrumentation, and use of GPS. Evaluation of analytical data quality, environmental data interpretation, excellent writing, report preparation and computer skills (Microsoft Office). OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training in accordance with OSHA  29 CFR 1910. Experience in the applications of GIS/database management preferred. Must be eligible to work in the US and have a valid driver's license. Spanish fluency is a plus. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com