General Dynamics

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company that offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; information technology (IT) services and C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) solutions; and shipbuilding and ship repair.

General Dynamics is committed to reducing our global environmental impacts across our business, from increasing our recycling goals to decreasing energy usage. Our efforts help protect the environment while improving efficiency, reducing costs and ensuring we remain compliant with all relevant environmental laws and regulations.

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General Dynamics Alexandria, VA, USA
Jul 24, 2018
Full time
Environment Protect Agency (EPA) Contract Laboratory Program (CLP) is a national network of EPA personnel, commercial laboratories, and support contractors whose mission is to provide data of known and documented quality. GDIT operates the EPA Sample Management Office, that provides management, operations, and administrative support to the CLP. We are currently looking for an Environmental Coordinator to support our EPA client. This entry level position entails daily interaction with the EPA Regions and commercial laboratories to provide issue resolution, reporting support and customer service.  This role is located in Alexandria, VA. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a science related field (preferably Chemistry, Environmental Science, or Biology) Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent Customer Service Support 0 to 1+ years of experience in environmental or science related field including federal compliance programs, policies and procedures Excellent analytical and problem solving skills Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office product Skills Required to be Successful in Role: Ability to work independently and as part of a team; Strong attention to detail. Remember to say you found this opportunity at  EnvironmentalCareer.com
General Dynamics US Environmental Protection Agency Mid-Continent Ecology Division, Congdon Boulevard, Duluth, MN, USA
Jul 24, 2018
Full time
General Dynamics Information Technology, is currently looking for a Research Scientist to join our team in support of the SMAVCS3 contract with the US EPA in Duluth, MN. Overview: This position provides an excellent opportunity to combine ecotoxicology expertise with education or experience in biology, chemistry and/or environmental toxicology. Key SMAVCS3 consumers include EPA Office of Research and Development’s (ORD) Chemical Safety for Sustainability program, which integrates research on pesticides and toxics, endocrine disruptors, and computational toxicology; EPA’s Office of Pesticides and Office of Pollutants and Toxicants risk assessment programs and the EPA Region V Great Lakes National Program Office. The primary responsibility, under general supervision of the project leader, is to curate  ecotoxicology data for inclusion in the ECOTOXicology Knowledge Base (ECOTOX KB) as well as evaluating, analyzing and summarizing environmental monitoring data. Education: The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree plus two years of experience or Master's Degree in science related field; the preferred level of experience is a Master’s Degree and 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.     Must have, at a minimum, the following skill set: Soft skills: Quick to learn new skill sets and ability to happily re-prioritize your projects at the drop of a hat; Detail-oriented with a positive, solution-oriented attitude; Self-starter with the ability to complete individual tasks which contribute to a larger framework; Ability to meet deadlines as required by the position; Experience working with cross functional teams;                                     Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people; Excellent writing and oral communication skills; and Experience participating in meetings and conference calls.   Technical skills: Ability to read, interpret and apply guidelines, standard operating procedures, methodologies; Experience synthesizing, interpreting and communicating scientific information; Experience developing presentation materials, technical documentation, Standard Operating Procedures; and Ability to provide technical expertise to team members and users to help resolve project-related problems. Must have skills/knowledge: Experience analyzing scientific data including experimental design and the application/ interpretation of statistical concepts Familiarity with peer reviewed journal article and technical report formats Strong knowledge of common software applications, including Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe; general skills in learning and basic use of a wide-range of software including but not limited to bibliographic, statistical analysis, data plotting software. Criteria: Knowledge: Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Problem Solving: Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives. Impact: Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources. Discretion/Latitude: Works under very general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is may be reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Liaison: Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com