Environmental Scientist

Parsons Corporation
Somerset County, New Jersey, US
Jun 07, 2021
Jun 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None
Job Description:
You have the confidence to step up to the plate when an opinion or decision is required. You're an independent thinker - someone who makes decisions based on your own observations and experience. You don't need constant oversight or consensus. Yet- and this is so important - you're not too independent to tap into the expertise of others. We would like to meet you.
Parsons is now hiring a Scientist for our rapidly expanding portfolio of environmental projects.
- Groundwater sampling utilizing a wide variety of equipment
- Supervision of drillers and other subcontractors
- Operation of various types of field equipment (e.g. GPS, data loggers, survey level, combustible gas meters, etc.)
- Completion of field documentation such as activity hazard analysis (AHA) forms, project field reports, field notes, and chain-of-custody forms
- Work with Project Managers, using interpersonal and organizational skills, to ensure projects are completed on time and budget
- Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate
- Performs a variety of field and office tasks requiring the application of standard scientific principles and fundamental theories in environmental science.
- Provides technical guidance to lower level Scientists and Technicians.
Bachelor's degree in a science curriculum related to the assigned discipline
3+ years of related work experience
Working knowledge of software packages typically associated with the discipline is required
A familiarity with environmental rules and regulations is preferred
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Must be able to work in all weather conditions
Ability to walk on uneven ground, bend, kneel and climb
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.