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Mid-level Environmental Engineer

Sacramento County, California, US
Closing date
Dec 13, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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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 offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits package including: medical, vision, & dental coverage, 401K Matching, Educational Reimbursement, and a variety of Training and Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path.

Role Overview

Wood Resilient Environments group is currently seeking a Mid-level Environmental Engineer to join our team in Sacramento, California. The position includes both office work and field work.

Key Responsibilities:

Perform field oversight of remediation or construction subcontractors, field observations and data collection, and field sampling involving groundwater monitoring well installations, collecting soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediments samples as well as documenting field activities
Conduct scheduling and coordination of routine Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) activities at client facilities. This will include development of multi-media environmental compliance plans, inspection forms, compliance documentation and summary reports.
Perform standard or routine calculations, input data into and/or run standard or, in some cases advanced computer programs under supervision
Evaluate, select, and apply standard techniques, procedures, or calculations to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects; Uses judgment to determine adaptations in methods for non-routine aspects of assignments; Receives direction on unconventional and/or complex problems, and possible solutions
Compile, organize, and evaluate field and laboratory data for incorporation into technical reports; Recognize and identify discrepancies in results obtained in such assignments and follow-up with senior personnel to resolve these situations
Perform research, moderate design tasks, and prepare portions of project documents; Responsible for preparing complete drafts of simple, non-complex technical reports; may also prepare drafts of portions of more complex technical reports, manuals, and field reports
Under supervision of the project manager or senior staff, may represent Wood and interact in a professional manner with client and subcontractor representatives while on field assignments; Assists with client communication pertaining to specific assignments or meetings
May participate in proposal preparation and project planning including developing work scope, task-level budgets, and cost estimates; may perform calculations, gather or review information, or prepare standard sections of proposals
May travel to project sites primarily in California and Nevada - Approximately 10% overnight travel
Will develop a working understanding of and will apply company, client, and site Health and Safety standards

Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements:

BS in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering is required, MS preferred
EIT required, PE preferred and 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Certification
5 to 10 years environmental experience, experience in fieldwork desirable
Must be self-starter, team oriented, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office
Strong work ethic with flexibility to work outside normal business hours, as required; field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions or with hazardous materials and in hazardous conditions
Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (Motor Vehicle Safety) policy

If you believe you have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

By submitting your resume, you consent to Wood plc sharing this information within its divisions in order to identify other employment opportunities for which you may be suitable.
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