Jr. Level Environmental Specialist

  • ICF International
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Nov 01, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description

ICF seeks a Jr. Level Environmental Specialist to support Disaster Recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. The position requires a self-motivated candidate able to work as part of project teams, where he/she will support senior staff and learn to solve problems and document solutions, express ideas through strong technical writing and verbal communication, and support technical reports, plans and calculations in a consulting environment.

Job Summary

The position covers a variety of recovery projects and involves preparation of environmental reviews under federal, state, and local laws; site assessments; soil and groundwater investigations and remediation systems; wetland delineations; cultural resources surveys; and other environmental investigations. This person will be a member of teams providing environmental consulting services to government clients and will initially work under the direction of senior staff.

Key Responsibilities

Follow company safety standards, site safety standards

Complete environmental review checklists

Assist in preparation of technical reports, including text, maps, charts, figures, tables

Manage, evaluate and interpret chemical, geologic, hydrogeologic, biological and other environmental data

Apply federal, state and local environmental regulations

Contact vendors; research literature; seek solutions to regulatory requirements

Interact with specialists in other technical practice areas in support of projects

Other activities as required, and based on abilities

Basic Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, or related field.

1+ years environmental professional experience

Team player with strong problem-solving skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, good organizational skills, a willingness to learn, the ability to self-manage multiple tasks and priorities, and the willingness to seek help from senior staff as needed

Proficiency with Microsoft Office software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project.) Primary role is to analyze and review environmental data to ensure compliance with Federal, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and local regulations.  This position is located in Puerto Rico

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