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. Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Mar 21, 2018
Full time
Description The Project Scientist p rovides 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. Expected Outcomes Scopes sections of proposals.  Evaluates the type of work to be performed, the location and frequency of sampling and the estimation of manhours needed and available to perform the proposed work. Implements field programs in the sampling and identification of species appropriate to the assigned projects. Obtains all data as prescribed by the scope of work and presents 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 to the adequate disciplines. As assigned, assists, reviews and/or evaluates on-going projects in their specialty. Maintains a current knowledge of the recent works in the field for application on existing and proposed projects. Recommends improvements in sampling techniques, labora­tory methods, and system design. Conducts specific phases (tasks, subtasks) for a project. Exercises judgment on applicability of methods and approaches in use, and determines novel and ingenious approaches to problem solving when standard procedures are inadequate. Given results desired, determines best method of data gathering, data base management, and analysis of data to achieve goals. Provides technical expertise for, and assists in, prepa­ration of project proposals. Plans all phases of field survey efforts, trains person­nel in survey procedures, directs efforts of survey personnel over state-wide area, and analyzes data obtained. Applies diversified knowledge and managerial experience to a wide variety of assignments in different fields. Uses specialized knowledge in field of expertise (for­estry, hydrology) to answer questions, make recommenda­tions and draw conclusions concerning various projects. On standardized projects within a specialty, assumes responsibility for completion of all phases of project other than those given to outside specialists. Consults with outside specialists to obtain most accu­rate and timely data possible.  Coordinates completion of work by outside specialists to meet project specifi­cations and time tables. Maintains client contact to ensure satisfaction with technical efforts during project execution. Prepares reports on methods and procedures as part of overall project report, or as end product of project tasks and subtasks. Extracts, collates and analyzes data from secondary sources to meet project objectives. Produces quality samples and sampling techniques from which sound scientific data can be drawn into relevant and pertinent evaluation reports to the client's satisfaction. Provides completed projects including draft and final reports within the established budget and schedule. Provides accurate identification of specimens and/or sound ecological assessment and evaluations. Develops high level of current discipline exper­tise for application to both current and future client work Knowledge, Skills & Abilities BS or BA in natural sciences plus 5 years experience. Data Management T raining in and use of the scientific method Some personnel supervision Various exposure to technical and scientific procedures Decision making People skills for client contact and personnel management Great ability to be flexible and adaptable. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Weston Solutions, Inc. St Paul, MN, USA
Mar 21, 2018
Full time
Description ASSOCIATE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 1/TECHNICIAN (MN) The primary task of  the  Associate  Environmental Scientist 1/ Technician   will be to assist in the operation of a small groundwater treatment plant located near St. Paul, MN.    The responsibilities associated with this task include monitoring of day-to-day operations ,  system checks, preparing feed solutions, performing preventative maintenance, maintaining and providing minor repair for instrumentation and treatment equipment, maintain inventories for chemicals and other materials/parts, and responding to system shutdowns and  al arms.    Operator must be capable of working independently and in cooperation with a second lead operator and Engineer.     A minimum of one  year directly applicable experience in water and wastewater treatment operations or similar operations  is preferred .    Because the plant operates 24-7, the position does require on-call availability on weekends that is shared between the two operators, with as-needed support from our engineering staff.    We anticipate that the plant will be in operation for at least the next 10 years. Responsibilities Ability to work both independently and as a member of a project team. Self-sufficient and ability to work under the pressure of deadlines. Oversee and work with subcontractors while performing work. Operate  equipment and technology used to gather environmental samples and information in the field. Perform basic troubleshooting on mechanical, electrical and pneumatic equipment Help establish and drive improvement in health and safety standards including training, corrective actions and compliance. Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. Must be able to pass drug screen. O ut - of - town  overnight  travel is  occasionally required . Must be able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. Provide assistance in the  entry,  analysis, evaluation and interpretation of hydrologic, hydrogeologic and chemical data obtained during field investigation s . Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Technical School diploma or equivalent. One year of experience in related field technician position. Good verbal communication skills. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required. OSHA 40-hour training a plus. Must perfo rm preventative and basic remedial maintenance on equipment needed to perform assigned duties. Knowledge of proper use and operation of equipment must be learned with minimum training. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Accurately following letter and intent of established procedures and methods. Determining accuracy, precision, and quality of work. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com