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Environmental Scientist – Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Parsons is an industry leader in delivering technology driven solutions to promote safer, healthier and sustainable world class infrastructure to communities throughout the world. Our landmark projects and capital improvement programs support global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education and communications. We are hiring colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on professional challenges in a high energy environment.
We are currently seeking an Environmental Scientist. The responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Assist with coordination of various site monitoring, investigation and remediation projects principally at active and vacant petroleum and chemical handling and storage properties.
- Planning projects, developing accurate scopes of work, cost estimates, project plans, schedules and deliverables.
- Work with project teams including field personnel, project coordinators, project managers, draftspersons and administrative staff using interpersonal and organizational skills to ensure project tasks are completed on time and budget.
- Perform data entry and QA/QC for soil, groundwater and vapour data.
- Prepare do-lists, health and safety plans, technical reports, memoranda and other project documentation.
- Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate including field work at local and remote sites to support learning and professional growth. Field work may include but is not limited to the following:
- Soil sampling during drilling, test pitting and excavation activities.
- Monitoring and groundwater sampling utilizing a wide variety of equipment.
- Supervision of drillers, traffic control and other contractors.
- 4-year degree in Earth Sciences, Environmental, Chemical, Engineering or related technical/business field and 3 to 5 years of experience in the environmental industry.
- Direct experience working at downstream and/or upstream oil and gas sites is preferred.
- Experience or knowledge in conducting site assessment, remediation and preparing reports.
- Ability to work independently and as a team player in fast paced dynamic environments.
- Strong analytical skills for problem solving.
- Ability to work independently and as a team.
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Demonstrates the values of safety, teamwork, service, integrity and accountability.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills.
- Maturity in interaction and ability to operate self-sufficiently in the office.
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