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Senior Environmental Engineer

Employer
Weston Solutions, Inc.
Location
Edison, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 17, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Restoration
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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At Weston Solutions, Inc. you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions.
Employee-ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston continues to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future.

Weston is seeking a Senior Project Environmental Engineer for scheduled and time-critical responses to site-related environmental issues, including disaster/emergency response, environmental investigations, and remedial alternative analysis. This person will serve as a project lead and provide counsel or supervision to Jr level engineers, science professionals, or technicians.

Demonstrates strong engineering background and successful implementation of projects forstandard RI/FS studies, engineering evaluations/cost analyses, and investigation and treatment technologies determinations. More importantly for: direct-sensing site investigation, Data visualization and conceptual site model development, remedial technology selection and evaluation, treatment system design and pilot testing, and treatment system performance monitoring and optimization and problem resolution.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

* This position requires a minimum of a B.S. Degree and 14 years of experience in the application of investigation and treatment technologies and principals at hazardous waste sites.
* Maintain preparedness for immediate mobilization.
* Experience with Federal (CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA) environmental programs.
* The ability to manage complex and multifaceted investigation and remediation projects.
* Ability to manage project budgets and expectations.
* Review mid-level and junior-level technical work.
* Responsible for developing and implementing site-specific work plans and scopes of work.
* Provide technical assistance during field investigations (soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediment sampling).
* Design, evaluation and advice on treatment and cleanup approaches or technologies at hazardous waste sites, oil-petroleum product/chemical spills, and hazardous waste emergencies.
* Conduct of studies that support engineering evaluations, cost analyses or selecting site cleanup alternatives.
* Conduct of process reviews to include equipment sizing, processing schemes, optimization and cost estimates of selected treatment options.
* Field engineering support in monitoring or overseeing site cleanups.
* Design of revegetation and restoration plans including bioengineered solutions for erosion, stream bank stabilization, and contaminants immobilization and degradation.
* Performance of treatability studies utilizing both established and innovative/emerging technologies, in order to further evaluate the potential performance of a viable remedial alternative. Studies may run from bench through field scale. The studies could include water, soil, groundwater, sediments, and in- situ systems.
* Determination of performance efficiencies for treatment technologies. This includes estimation of the environmental fate of contaminants and the final achievable concentrations in air, water, soil, and mixed media.
* Prepares reports on methods and procedures as part of overall project.
* Produces quality samples and sampling techniques from which sound scientific data can be drawn into relevant and pertinent evaluation reports to the client's satisfaction.
* Provides completed projects including draft and final reports within the established budget and schedule.

Preferred Skills:

* Field instrumentation. Proficient in the use of various air monitoring and multi-media sampling instruments. Abilities include calibration of field instruments, implementation in field, and interpretation of results.
* Experience with evaluation and selection of treatment, cleanup and decontamination approaches and technologies for oil/petroleum product and Superfund emergency response, removal and remedial actions.
* Familiarity with the Incident Command System (ICS) 100-800. Completion of ICS courses a plus.
* 40-Hour HAZWOPER
* Able to work in Levels C/B

Expected Outcomes:

* Duties will include being readily available to respond at a moment's notice, and periodic field assignments nationwide.
* Calibration and maintenance of a variety of multi-media monitoring and sampling equipment.
* Document field activities and prepared daily and final reports.
* In-field multimedia sampling.
* Proficient in the writing of technical documents and plans.
* Use level D-A PPE to make entries into potentially hazardous areas.

Technical and Operational Scope:

* Exercises judgment on applicability of methods and approaches in use and determines best approaches to problem solving when standard procedures are inadequate.
* Determines best method of data gathering, data base management, and analysis of data to achieve goals.
* Consults with outside specialists to obtain most accurate and timely data possible while meeting project specifications and timetables.
* Prepares reports on methods and procedures as part of overall project.
* Maintain preparedness for immediate mobilization.
* Produces quality samples and sampling techniques from which sound scientific data can be drawn into relevant and pertinent evaluation reports to the client's satisfaction.
* Provides completed projects including draft and final reports within the established budget and schedule.

We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a generous, comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the personal needs of its people and their families.

* Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
* Paid time off including holiday and parental leave.
* Life and disability plans.
* Critical illness and accident plans.
* Work/Life flexibility.
* Professional development opportunities.
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