Environmental Scientist

3 days left

Bellevue, Washington, US
Jul 10, 2021
Aug 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today. Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world. We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability.

We offer opportunities for you to expand your engineering or scientific knowledge amidst experts from top programs at over 500 universities. At Exponent, you will apply your experience, technical skills, and prior academic research to a fulfilling career in consulting. You will have the opportunity to develop continuously through formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and involvement in a wide array of projects. We are excited about your interest in joining our growing team!

Key statistics:

1100+ Team members

900+ Consultants

550+ Ph.D.s

30+ Offices globally

We are currently seeking an Environmental Scientist for our Practice in Bellevue, WA. In this role you will work as part of a team to provide high-level scientific support for projects centering on the fate and transport of aqueous-soil-aquifer constituents, regulatory compliance, wastewater and hazardous waste permitting, and environmental risk. The ideal candidate will have an environmental generalist background and draw upon a deep understanding of environmental science to solve complex environmental problems and is willing to expand their area of expertise into emerging environmental issues including, but not limited to contaminants of emerging concern, climate change impacts on environmental quality, and evolving policy related to water quality and waste management.

You will be responsible for:

Synthesizing technical information and applying critical thinking to prepare and review reports and technical presentations

Developing and maintaining professional status by authoring peer-reviewed publications, participation in technical conferences, activities of professional societies, and seeking/maintaining professional licenses or certifications

Working cooperatively on projects with other members of the Environmental and Earth Sciences Practice and interdisciplinary groups from other Exponent practices as appropriate

You will have the following skills and qualifications:

Ph.D. from an environmental sciences-based field (e.g., Environmental Health, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Earth Sciences, Chemistry, etc.)

Experience with major U.S. environmental regulations

Experience managing, evaluating, and analyzing environmental chemistry data

Detail oriented

Excellent writing skills (mechanics/grammar and technical capacity); must be proficient at communicating through written work product, from simple to highly complex/technical topics

Demonstrated ability in oral communications

Proficient in Excel and Access; ability to use additional data management platforms and coding programs preferred

Able to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Strong commitment to personal and professional development

To learn more about life at Exponent and our impact, please visit the following links:

We value and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion across all facets of our firm. Having a team built of people with different backgrounds, skills and perspectives allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment.

Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at +1 (650) 688-6968 or email .

Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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