Environmental Scientist 4

3 days left

Employer
CDM Smith
Location
Bellevue, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
Jun 24, 2021
Ref
2153590448
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
28230BR
Requisition ID:
28230BR
Business Unit:
TSU
Job Description:
CDM Smith is seeking a talented scientist to join our research team in our Research and Testing Laboratory in Bellevue, WA. This position involves conducting cutting-edge treatability and laboratory research projects for a variety of clients across CDM Smith's wastewater, drinking water, water reuse, environment, and energy markets as well as commercializing potentially applicable treatment technologies from the bench- to pilot-/full-scale across the aforementioned disciplines. The ideal candidate should be team-oriented, have a high attention to detail, and should be comfortable independently designing and executing research projects, leading research proposal efforts. The ideal candidate should exhibit the following characteristics:
Expertise in the areas of drinking water, water reuse, and/or wastewater.
Strong writing skills to lead research proposals, work plans, technical reports, and peer-reviewed publication.
Demonstrated strong verbal communication skills and comfortable with giving presentations to internal and external clients and audiences.
Good understanding of the current state of research on emerging contaminants such as PFAS as it relates to environmental, drinking water and wastewater applications.
Demonstrated understanding of chemistry, fate and transport, and potentially applicable treatment technologies pertinent to emerging contaminants including PFAS.
Experience in independently designing, setting up, and executing bench-scale batch or column experiments using conventional and novel drinking water/wastewater treatment techniques. Experience in running UV, ozone, filtration (granular activated carbon, biological filtration, membrane filtration, reverse osmosis) and/or other water treatment analyses at the bench- and/or pilot-/full-scale level is preferred.
Understanding of chemical and biological hazards and considerations at the laboratory scale.
Independent data analysis and interpretation experience.
Experience adhering to budget, scope, and schedule constraints. Experience developing scopes of work, subcontracts and budgetary estimates a plus
Job Title:
Environmental Scientist 4
Group:
WSO
CDM Smith Employment Type:
Regular
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Science or related discipline. 5 years of related experience. Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
Preferred Qualifications:
3 minimum years of laboratory experience since MS degree in a relevant science discipline.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in an engineering discipline.
Knowledge of R or other statistical software.
EEO Statement:
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
Why CDM Smith?:
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.
Job Site Location:
Washington - Bellevue
Agency Disclaimer:
All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
Amount of Travel Required:
20%
Assignment Category:
Fulltime-Regular
Visa Sponsorship Available:
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position
Skills and Abilities:
Intermediate knowledge of standard field protocols for their respective discipline. Intermediate knowledge of scientific methods and processes. Expert Knowledge of Microsoft business software (excel, word, etc.). Excellent verbal and written communication.
Background Check and Drug Testing Information:
CDM Smith reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

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