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Mid-Level Field Geologist/ Environmental Scientist/Engineer - Clifton Park - 12065

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Clifton Park, New York, US
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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Requisition ID 2021-91957 Work Location US-NY-Clifton Park Department / Discipline Environmental Position Type Staff / Permanent
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Mid-Level Field Geologist/ Environmental Scientist/Engineer to join our team in Albany, NY. Prior experience in environmental site investigation and remedial activities is desired. Wood will provide required OSHA training prior to field work, if required. Through work, the successful applicant will gain an in-depth understanding of approaches, methods, and regulatory requirements in planning and implementing successful scientific studies at environmentally impacted sites under federal- (RCRA/CERCLA) and state-specific regulatory programs including brownfields. The employee will be expected to travel to sites in the field primarily in New York State and the New England area and will gain a broad working knowledge and experience in implementing environmental investigations. Prior experience in writing work plans, analyzing and evaluating environmental data, and assisting with report preparation for submittal to our clients and regulatory agencies, is desired.

Overview / Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:
* Assist in planning and scope development for various environmental site investigation activities
* Oversee field staff to complete soil borings and groundwater monitoring well installations, collect soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air, and soil gas samples, collect data in complex field situations with supervision, and document field activities
* Perform other field exploration, inspection, testing, and analyses using equipment and instrumentation
* Prepare components of environmental reports including work plans, data summaries, calculations, tables, figures, charts, drawings, and report text
* Assist Project Managers and project teams, ensuring effective client communication and relations
* Organize field work, assign tasks, and work with other staff specialists to complete assignments
* Follow company safety policies and procedures, site safety standards, and permit requirements

Skills / Quals
* BS or BA in Geology, Environmental Science or Engineering, or related technical field
* The ideal candidate will possess 2 to 4+ years of related experience
* Environmental project experience in multimedia site investigations and remediation
* Demonstrates staff management and leadership ability
* Demonstrates maturity in judgment and initiative
* Strong writing skills
* Effective verbal communication skills
* Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
Physical Demands:
* Ability to remain on feet for extended periods of time either stationary or walking
* Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions, including heat and cold
* Ability to lift 50 pounds
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. []
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.
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