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Junior Aquatic Scientist

Wood PLC
San Diego County, California, US
Closing date
Sep 23, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Overview / Responsibilities:

Wood is looking for a motivated individual to assist scientists within our well-established Aquatic Sciences Group located in San Diego, CA. This position will require weekend work or overtime hours at times depending on a fluctuating schedule. Innovative ideas, curiosity, a team-oriented attitude, and a strong work ethic are required.

The ideal candidate will have recent experience supporting field monitoring programs in the aquatic environment and/or experience working in an environmental laboratory setting. Familiarity with local and national monitoring regulations; the use of field collection monitoring devices; environmental lab testing techniques; ability to follow strict QA/QC procedures; and knowledge of data analysis, statistical procedures, and mapping is desired. Strong writing skills are required.

Skills / Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

0-5 years of experience

BS in Aquatic Sciences, Toxicology, Chemistry, Ecology, or Marine Biology

Knowledge of local NPDES programs, the Clean Water Act Sections 401 and 404; the Porter-Cologne Act; the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act; the Coastal Zone Management Act; Stormwater programs; and other applicable local, state, and federal regulations and guidance is a plus.

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.

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, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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