Ecological/Environmental Risk Assessor

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Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 22, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

Our Environmental/Ecological Risk team in North Wales, PA is looking for an Ecological/Environmental Risk Assessor to join their group. This is a phenomenal chance to create an impact on the community in which we live.

In this role, you will be involved in conducting environmental risk assessments and natural resource damages assessments to support a variety of remediation and environmental projects. You will identify ecological risks and develop risk management strategies to support contaminated site decision-making under Federal, state, and international site cleanup programs.

These projects involve addressing waste material and soil, groundwater, sediment and surface water contamination; performing fate/transport and exposure modeling; statistical and spatial analysis; developing remediation/risk management plans; and providing technical support for multiple and diverse project teams.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Perform and lead ecological risk assessments (ERA) under multiple North American and/or International regulatory frameworks
  • Preform and lead natural resource damage assessments (NRDA)
  • Develop work plans and lead all aspects of field investigations to support ERA and NRDA
  • Analyze data and prepare reports, technical memoranda, and correspondence
  • Collaborate with environmental risk assessment scientists, engineers, and project managers throughout GHD
  • Communicate directly with external and internal clients and regulatory agencies throughout North America (and potentially internationally)
  • Manage multiple projects and support various project teams

For success in this position, you will possess the following skills and qualifications:
  • Master's or PhD in Biology, Ecology, Ecotoxicology, Toxicology, Environmental Science, or related technical field
  • At least 5-10 years of experience with Ecological and Human Health Risk Assessment and/or Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)
  • Strong quantitative skill and experience in data analysis and biostatistics
  • Willing and able to travel throughout the U.S. and Canada
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong technical writing abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize projects and tasks in a fast paced environment

Why GHD?
Being the best we can be is in our culture. We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanization are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you
Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognize achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are
We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

If you are passionate about pursuing this position, please submit your resume and cover letter via the link above.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

This position does not provide visa sponsorship.


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