Environmental Scientist

  • Stantec
  • Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Apr 20, 2019
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Hartford CT office is seeking a junior staff member to help us grow our team. We are looking for someone who is motivated, pays attention to detail, has a good working knowledge of field sampling methods and a general knowledge of regulations and environmental site assessments, but will train the right person. While much of the work will initially be in the field, our approach is to mentor staff and include them in all phases of a project to prepare for future career growth opportunities. The successful candidate will be a part of a larger natural resources and engineering team in the northeast and may provide support to multiple Stantec offices, thus providing exposure to other environmental and engineering disciplines and increasing career development prospects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Follow company and client health & safety policies and procedures and embrace our safety culture.

  • Conduct multi-media sampling (soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, soil gas, indoor air, etc.) and other field activities in accordance with technical and quality control procedures, and carefully document field activities.

  • Prepare soil boring logs and well construction diagrams.

  • Complete water level measurements and elevation surveying.

  • Perform operation and maintenance on remediation systems under supervision of senior staff.

  • Complete site inspections, Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments, and provide compliance audit support.

  • Conduct project-related research (historical data, regulations, etc.),

  • Develop and demonstrate ability to analyze field and technical data.

  • Perform data management and prepare reports, work plans, letters, and memoranda.

  • Prepare site plans using CADD or GIS.

  • Work with senior staff to prepare proposals and work plans to conduct environmental, natural resource, and coastal engineering projects.

  • Assist in preparing remediation and construction plans and specifications and cost estimates.

  • A willingness to travel within the northeast is preferred.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Working knowledge of environmental field sampling techniques required; significant experience in these techniques preferred.

  • Flexibility in undertaking work assignments and working independently in the field.

  • Open minded and curious with willingness to learn new skills.

  • Ability to focus on possibilities, not preconceived solutions.

  • Working understanding of policies and procedures for health, safety, security, and environmental protection (HSSE); current 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and medical surveillance preferred.

  • Working knowledge of GIS and/or CADD preferred.

  • Some experience with environmental regulations and practices, including the CT DEEP Remediation Standard Regulations and the Site Characterization Guidance Document.

  • Some knowledge of GIS-related mobile data collection, reporting software (e.g., Parcel) and GINT for borehole logs is an asset.

  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills; Experience with Microsoft Office; Strong attention to detail; Conscientious, organized, and disciplined.

  • Ability to build productive working relationships within the technical team and industry.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Civil/Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or related degree required; advanced degree a plus.

Prefer 2-6 years field work experience.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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