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PFAS Environmental Scientist

Employer
Leidos
Location
Vigus, Missouri, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 24, 2021
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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a mid-level Environmental Scientist r to support environmental projects at multiple office locations, including: Twinsburg, OH, Oak Ridge, TN, and Earth City, MO.

The successful candidate will support environmental investigation and remediation projects, including task/project management, field investigations and field management, data interpretation and assessment, remedial design and implementation, and report preparation. Specific tasks will include definition of subproject requirements and standards; preparation of work plans and technical reports; sampling of environmental media; data collection, processing, and interpretation; chemical and geographic data manipulation; and oversight of field activities.

Candidates will work independently with Leidos Senior Staff supervision, supervise junior staff, and interface with multiple Leidos offices and subcontractors. Applicants should demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable working in a team environment with internal and external stakeholders. Strong organizational skills are essential.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage the collection of investigation data including sample results from soil, groundwater, sediment, and surface water media, site engineering data, and pertinent literature or site-related data.
  • Compile, interpret, and report data to meet project quality assurance requirements under Federal (e.g. CERCLA), state, and/or client programs (including PFOS, PFOA, GenX.
  • Writing technical reports of complex technical analysis
  • Development, analysis, and selection of remedial alternatives and exit strategies.
  • Comply with Leidos and client Environmental Compliance and Health & Safety programs.
  • Willing and able to travel up to 50% to work locations with ability to pass background checks, obtain access to, and conduct work on, U.S. Government installations

Required Education & Experience:
  • BS or MS degree in Environmental Engineering or Science or related field.
  • Three (with MS) to five (with BS) years of experience in the environmental field.
  • A minimum of 1 year directly relevant PFAS Remedial Design or Remedial Action project experience

Required Skills:
  • Expertise in emerging PFAS technical guidance, health and regulatory issues, and impacts on DoD
  • Interpretation and analysis of chemical, geotechnical, geologic, and/or engineering data to address project/reporting requirements.
  • Attention to detail and ability to conduct work in accordance with written plans and procedures.
  • Effective verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint).
  • Valid driver's license.


Desired Skills:
  • Prior completion of OSHA 1910.120 hazardous waste worker certification (40-hour HAZWOPER) and OSHA occupational physical exam and medical clearance allowing performance of field work at hazardous waste sites).
  • Professional credential or progress toward obtaining certification in field of specialty (e.g, EIT, GIT, PG, Certified Soil Technician, CPSS, etc.)
  • Specialized skills/experience in an environmental technical area such as experience in a laboratory setting; familiarity with drinking water treatment, aquatic microbiology and chemistry, and public health; industry safety requirements and waste disposal methods; environmental statistical methods (e.g., trend analysis) and software tools (e.g., SAS); environmental databases (e.g., data management); or commonly employed contaminant fate/transport models (e.g., SESOIL, AT123D).


External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Environmental Scientist

Pay Range:
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