Environmental Engineer/Scientist

Employer
Wood
Location
Madison, Wisconsin, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 23, 2021
Closes
Sep 09, 2021
Ref
2404880843
Discipline
Modeling
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking an Entry-Level Environmental Engineer or Environmental Scientist for our growing Madison, Wisconsin office. We seek candidates who are interested and knowledgeable in environmental characterization and remediation of contaminated groundwater and sediments. Talented candidates with less experience will be considered. Preference may be given to applicants who are familiar with modern spatial data management and modeling methods, who seek to integrate and expand specialty environmental data and modeling services for our clients on challenging sites. We also welcome individuals who enjoy working in a highly collaborative, supportive team with regular mentoring.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage, analyze, and summarize environmental data, using modern methods for data management and data analytics
Develop and lead technical approaches, communication approaches, and QA/QC reviews
Prepare 2D maps and 3D visualizations of environmental sites
Summarize civil and hydrologic features and conditions
Assist planning for sampling and monitoring programs, including efficient and practical data collection efforts to meet characterization and environmental management objectives
Participate in training events, project meetings, and engineering team meetings
Work and travel safely, follow company and site safety standards, maintain permits and training certificates
Learn and practice company codes for ethics and business conduct
Maintain and develop vendor and other professional contacts
Obtain and maintain professional memberships, licenses, and certifications
Grow as a consultant, demonstrating ability to manage multiple projects at one time while building successful client relationships

Skills / Qualifications

BS, MS and/or PhD in environmental engineering, geological engineering, environmental science or related technical degree
0 to 5 years of experience in an environmental consulting or related practice
Experience with ArcGIS and/or environmental database software
Proficiency with mathematical / statistical / programming software (e.g., MATLAB, R)
Demonstrated academic performance in basic and applied sciences, with interest in interdisciplinary applications
Interest and knowledge of PFAS class behavior and environmental monitoring principles
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail, organization abilities and strong time management capabilities required
Some fieldwork may require working with hazardous materials and in hazardous conditions
May travel frequently to project sites depending on particular assignment, including sites remote from the office, as part of on-site team
OSHA HAZWOPER 40 hour training in accordance with 29CFR 1910.120 preferred
Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Wood's driving policy

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.