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Environmental Consultant

Atlanta, Georgia, US
Closing date
Dec 7, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Climate Change
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Environmental Consultant for our Atlanta, GA and Greensboro, NC locations. Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact

* Coordinate site investigation, subsurface boring and trenching oversight, and monitoring of groundwater and extraction well installations.
* Assist in the analysis, evaluation, and interpretation of geologic, hydrogeologic, and chemical data obtained during field investigations.
* Develop remedial strategies and implement remedial plan which would include various remedial technologies.
* Prepare technical reports and presentations that explain research, findings, and recommendations to prevent, control, restore, or clean-up chemical and environmental problems and contamination.
* Interact with regulatory agencies, subcontractors, and clients in a confident and professional manner.
* Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work.
* Remain current in latest environmental science subject matter and techniques.
* Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
* Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Geology, Natural Resource Management, or a related life sciences field.
* 3 to 5 years of experience working as an environmental scientist and completing environmental surveys, fieldwork, habitat and impact assessments, and/or construction monitoring.
* Working knowledge of relevant environmental laws, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
* Experience conducting and project managing soil and groundwater investigations and remediation actions.
* Experience writing technical reports and associated tables, figures, and appendices.
* Effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a scientific and non-scientific audience.
* Highly capable self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
* Developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, and identify the most effective solutions to accomplish objectives of assigned projects.
* Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
* Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
* Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

* Relevant professional certifications preferred (PE, PG, CHMM, etc. )
* 40-Hour OSHA Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER) (29 CFR 1910.120) preferred.
* Basic First Aid and Adult CPR training desired.


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