Environmental Scientist / Analyst

Employer
Leidos
Location
Germantown, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 11, 2021
Ref
2075999132
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description

Leidos is looking for a high performing candidate to fill a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analyst position supporting the Leidos federal environmental analysis business. Leidos provides our customers with environmental analysis support covering a range of subject areas, including land use planning; water, biological, and cultural resources; air quality; nuclear and radiation safety; and socioeconomic and environmental justice impacts.

The primary focus of this position is to perform environmental studies and evaluations of Federal, state, and local initiatives, programs, projects, defense facilities, national laboratories, and radioactive waste disposal sites, as well as commercial reactor sites, and military installations to meet the requirements of NEPA, including environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, and related analyses to support the missions of our customers' environmental and related programs.

Primary Responsibilities

Be a technical expert and major contributor to government environmental studies and reports.
Prepare sections of studies that address the radiological impacts from normal operations, accidents, and transportation of materials.
Run and interpret models that predict radiological impacts such as MACCS2, GENII, CAP88, and RADTRAN.
Work in a team environment that includes Leidos experts and other contributors to the environmental assessments. This includes working with project/task order managers; technical staff inside and outside the immediate organization; Leidos project control, contracts, and subcontracts staff; and our team's subcontractors, as well as serving as a technical contributor to NEPA efforts.
Interface with our customers and contributors with clear communication, straightforward evaluation, and honest observations.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, such as engineering, chemistry, physics, or environmental management.
Experience with and understanding of the NEPA process.
At least 8 years of relevant experience including experience supporting federal environmental programs.
Particular understanding and experience with modeling radiological effects.
Knowledge of safety and environmental aspects of nuclear or radiological facilities.
Demonstrably excellent writer and communicator.

Preferred Qualifications

Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration NEPA experience
DOE Q clearance
Expertise with MACCS2, GENII, CAP88, or RADTRAN.
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