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Environmental Scientist

Atlas Technical Consultants
Williston, Vermont, US
Closing date
Sep 19, 2023

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

Atlas is a nationwide leader in civil engineering, materials testing and geotechnical consulting services for environmental, industrial and infrastructure construction projects. Headquartered in Austin, TX, Atlas currently has over 3,500 employees with offices throughout the US, including Alaska Hawaii. It's no accident that Atlas creates a better experience for infrastructure and environmental projects. It's how we are built - with the best people in the industry, with the reach and expertise to help at any and every step of the project, and with a heart-led approach that puts quality and safety at the center of everything we do. We're just built to be better. We are a great company. Come join us!

Job Description

The Staff Scientist will be responsible for performing field data collection, sampling (soil, groundwater, soil vapor, and surface water), and office tasks (including field activity planning, preparation, and summary reporting) to support hazardous site and brownfield investigations under Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation IRule, BRELLA, and BERA Programs. Successful candidate could also receive cross training and potential alternative assignments based on workload that might include conducting facility inspections, conducting PCB, asbestos or lead assessments, and overseeing subcontractor work.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collect soil, soil vapor, and groundwater samples
  • Perform operation maintenance of soil and groundwater remediation systems
  • Organizing and prioritizing a diverse workload; maintaining accurate records
  • Oversee soil borings and monitoring well installations
  • Conduct data analysis and interpretation of field and analytical data
  • Preparation of technical reports including but not limited to proposals, work plans, environmental reports, permit applications, and health safety plans
  • Assist with Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments
  • Ability to communicate and work constructively with others
  • Perform environmental, health and safety services
  • Assist with industrial hygiene projects

Educational Requirements:

4 year college degree in Geology, Engineering, Environmental Sciences or related field of study

Technical Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in MS Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and other widely used computer programs
  • Possess excellent communications and interpersonal skills, and be able to work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Excellent skills in technical writing and verbal communications
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification a plus
Other miscellaneous qualities:
  • Knowledgeable of VT DEC Irule, BRELLA, and BERA Programs
  • Working vehicle
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD desired
  • A valid driver's license and must be able to pass a MVR
  • Awareness of behavior-based safety culture and acts accordingly
  • Ability to work in various environments and weather conditions
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment

Atlas EEOC Statement

Atlas is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Atlas makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, read through our EEO Policy

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