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Environmental Scientist with GES

Company: Asrc Industrial
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

About Company GES is a national turnkey, full environmental remediation services company that primarily focuses in the federal market and services multiple agencies including: the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Air Force Civil Engineering Center (AFCEC), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. GES has offices in Concord, California, Sacramento, Denver, Phoenix, Boston and Oak Ridge, Tennessee. GES is known for a robust safety culture and dedication to their employees and clients.
GES is a wholly owned operating company of ASRC Industrial (AIS). AIS is a wholly owned operating company of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC), an Alaskan Native Corporation (ANC). Through ASRC, we are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).
GES offers a full range of benefits including: a generous PTO plan, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K (100% match up to 4% eligible compensation) and 100% immediate vesting, Basic and Supplemental life insurance, and short & long term disability. PRIMARY FUNCTION: This office and field position primarily contributes to planning, coordinating and implementing scientific services to fully address the scope of work on environmental remediation and hazardous waste management projects in accordance with Company standards, regulatory criteria, and contractual obligations. Environmental Scientist (1) conducts site sampling and site data collection, for less complex projects that involve the identification, assessment and investigation of sites where potential environmental releases of contaminants may have occurred or where hazardous building materials may exist; (2) evaluates environmental data from site investigation and monitoring activities to aid in the determination of site characteristics; and 3) participates in report preparation for site investigation and monitoring results. This position requires advanced knowledge in the area of environmental science obtained through specialized intellectual instruction and requires the ability to work independently on assignments requiring the consistent exercise of discretion and judgement to analyze, interpret or make deductions based on varying facts or circumstances. TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Environmental Scientist I typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform sample collection from various media (soil, water, air, sediment, soil vapor, etc.) activities in accordance with plan requirements and GES Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and using professional judgement
  • Maintain, calibrate and operate required field meters (e.g. water quality, air quality, XRF), pumps, pressure gauges, and record results on field documentation
  • Analyze environmental/ site/ material data
  • Conduct preliminary Environmental Studies and investigations
  • Identify data needs from existing Environmental studies to scope follow-on investigation
  • Assist with the planning, coordination, sampling and reporting on site investigation and remedial construction projects
  • Deliver or arrange for samples to be delivered to analytical laboratories, under proper chain-of-custody procedures, as needed
  • Monitor subcontractor work against work plans and project documentation
  • Maintain budget and schedule for assigned tasks
  • Support site remedial action activities including soil excavation, in-situ and ex-situ groundwater treatment, etc.
  • Assist in the procurement and mobilization of field equipment to the field
  • Report to the field to perform, observe and/or inspect fieldwork
  • Use GPS units to navigate to survey locations and collect data
  • Participate in and perform daily safety tailgate meetings and weekly safety inspections
  • Complete related documentation (field reports/daily reports, sampling logs, chain of custody records, meeting minutes, online submittals, etc.), in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepare and review data summary spreadsheets, prepare site drawings (with the support of GISD staff), and write basic environmental reports and report sections
  • In addition to the accountabilities above, other responsibilities, tasks, and deliverables may be assigned to the incumbent of this position EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION
    • This position requires a Bachelors degree in Life, Earth or Natural Sciences, Environmental Management, or related field
    • Prior internship preferred
    • 0-2 years of experience performing environmental site assessment/investigation, in-situ or ex-situ environmental remedial system implementation
    • HAZWOPER 40 Hour Certification and 8 Hour Refresher
    • Pursuit of experience in an specialty area of interest (e.g., lead-based paint (LBP) and/or, asbestos containing material (ACM) inspector, ecology/wetlands mitigation, etc.) is encouraged KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
      • Understands basic principles, terms, procedures and practices of their specific discipline
      • Uses logical thought processes to analyze information and develop basic conclusions and recommendations using project data and aptitude for exercising independent thinking and reasoning
      • Able to identify data needs for environmental studies/investigations to generate evaluations or assessments
      • Knows how to write basic environmental plans and reports
      • Understands the calibration, operation and maintenance of field sampling and monitoring equipment and required PPE
      • Knowledge of basic subcontractor procurement process and various types of contracts
      • Basic understanding of scientific standards of practice and regulatory codes and standards for environmental and field techniques
      • Emerging ability to effectively engage with subcontractors
      • Basic knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet programs and applications
      • The ability to communicate in written or verbal formats
      • Adheres to the ethical code of behavior of GES and the general practice of their specific discipline

      • WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently or occasionally required to:
        • Travel domestically and internationally to offices and remote work site locations
        • This position requires the ability to utilize a keyboard and similar equipment typically found in an office environment.
        • Intermittent exposure to repetitive motions of the wrists or hands
        • The ability to view a computer monitor and distinguish figures or symbols
        • Walking and standing for an extended period of time
        • Physical ability to lift and carry up to 40lbs over short distances
        • Exposure to indoor and outdoor work environments with hazards typically found on an environmental and construction site (moving vehicles & equipment, dust, and potentially hazardous materials) EEO Statement: AIS and its operating companies affords equal opportunity in employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, pregnancy, familial status, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected under Federal, State or Local law. AIS is an Equal Opportunity Jobble

Keywords: Asrc Industrial, Concord , Environmental Scientist with GES, Other , Concord, California

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