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Junior Environmental Engineer

Vigus, Missouri, US
Closing date
Oct 19, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

Leidos is seeking a Junior Environmental Engineer to support environmental restoration projects at the Twinsburg, OH; Earth City, MO; or Oak Ridge, TN office locations.

The successful candidate will support CERCLA and RCRA environmental projects, including investigations, remediation, and monitoring at government and commercial sites within the CONUS, working with diverse project teams and Senior Scientists. Anticipated tasks will include, but are not limited to: site surveys and inspections; environmental media sampling including soil, surface water, sediment, and groundwater sampling; and support to remediation system design, construction, and maintenance. Candidates also will support the preparation of technical work plans and reports such as Remedial Investigation Reports and Feasibility Studies. Candidates will conduct scientific analyses of environmental data resulting from field operations, including development of maps, figures, tables, and written materials describing investigation data and results of data analyses.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Candidates will be mentored by local senior-level staff and interface with diverse project teams that include junior to senior level scientists across multiple Leidos offices. 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.

Required Education & Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in Environmental, Civil, or Chemical Engineering with 2+ years' related experience or Masters degree in Environmental, Civil or Chemical Engineering with less than 2 years experience.
  • Must have experience with CERCLA and RCRA environmental investigations, remedial design, and/or remedial action including report writing and fieldwork.

Other Requirements:
  • Will be required to pass background checks to obtain access to, and conduct work on, U.S. Government installations.
  • Must be willing and able to travel to work locations. The position may require 25-50% travel, dependent upon project needs.
  • Strong technical writing and analytical skills.
  • Enthusiasm to learn new skills and willingness to embrace new opportunities.
  • Proactive and 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 (i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Valid driver's license.

Desired Education, Certificates & Experience:
  • Current 40-hour HAZWOPER OSHA 1910.120 hazardous waste worker certification.
  • EIT credential and interest toward obtaining PE certification within 5 years.
  • Experience sampling and/or reporting groundwater data.

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