Senior Toxicologist / Environmental Risk Assessor

Exton, Pennsylvania, US
Jul 30, 2021
Aug 01, 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 is looking for a Senior Environmental Risk Assessor / Toxicologist to join their group. This is a phenomenal chance to make an impact on the community in which we live.

In this role, you'll see yourself applying your toxicology background to support regulatory compliance determinations, reuse of waste materials, and conducting environmental risk assessments.

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

A further aspect of this role is to support product registration and compliance determinations under Federal regulatory programs that control the distribution and use of chemicals in the market place (e.g. USEPA's Toxic Substances Control Act [TSCA] and Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency [PMRA]).

Specific responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Preparing product registration/stewardship and compliance documents
  • Evaluating toxicological data, including published research and toxicity assessments
  • Interpreting site characterization data
  • Leading and performing statistical and spatial data analysis
  • Performing contaminant fate/transport and exposure modeling
  • Quantitatively evaluating human and ecological risks
  • Preparing technical reports and other written communications
  • Risk communication to internal GHD project teams, clients, regulators, and stakeholders

For success in this position, you will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Master's and/or PhD degree in Toxicology, Ecotoxicology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) certification or ability to obtain DABT certification is required for Toxicologists
  • 5-15 years of professional experience in the fields of toxicology, human & ecological health risk assessment
  • Experience working with industrial clients is a must
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • 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.