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Environmental Scientist - ( 240002B5 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We have an Environmental Scientist opportunity available in Massachusetts. You will perform technical support services in relation to air, water, waste, corrective action, and other environmental programs. Will be required to write reports, develop plans, and implement steps to move projects toward closure in the most cost-effective manner.

Your Key Responsibilities
• Perform and document field data collection activities (including oversight of subcontractors); assist in the completion of project level work (data management, report preparation) on environmental remediation/management projects for commercial/industrial clients.
• Conduct multi-media sampling (soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, soil gas, indoor air, etc.).
• Oversee advancement of soil and rock borings, installation of groundwater monitoring wells, manage subcontractors.
• Prepare soil boring log and well construction diagrams.
• Perform operation and maintenance on remediation systems; significant decisions and deliverables reviewed by higher level staff.
• Learn and follow standard operating procedures for work assigned, while continuing to develop skills.
• Demonstrate ability to analyze field and technical data, and draft technical reports.
• Complete applicable company and client required health & safety training (including OSHA required training) and follow health & safety policies and procedures.
• Follows established standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines to complete routine assignments.
• This position works as part of a larger natural resources team and will likely require support to multiple Stantec offices.
• A willingness to travel within New England is preferred.
• Candidates will also likely be requested to support other service areas related to environmental assessment and remediation projects.
• Complete site inspections, Phase 1 Site Assessments, and compliance audit support.
• Complete aquifer testing, water level measurements, and elevation surveying.
• Additional duties will include:
• Data management, writing and preparing of reports, work plans, letters, and memoranda,
• Preparing cost estimates,
• Conducting project-related research (historical data, regulations, etc.),
• Preparing periodic status/program reports


Your Capabilities and Credentials
• Working understanding of policies and procedures for health, safety, security, and environmental protection (HSSE), including client-specific training (as required).
• Current 40-Hour OSHA Hazwoper training required.
• Working knowledge of field sampling techniques.
• Must have the willingness to learn new skills while conducting field work and flexibility in undertaking work assignments and work independently for long hours in the field as necessary.
• Experience/knowledge of hazardous materials.
• Experience with environmental regulations, including the Massachusetts Contingency Plan.
• Excellent writing skills and verbal communication skills.
• Initiative in integrating creativity and innovation in all work tasks.
• A strong attention to detail.
• Conscientious, organized, and disciplined.
• Open minded and curious; an ability to focus on possibilities, not preconceived solutions.
• Ability to build and maintain productive professional and personal networking relationships within the technical team and Business Center.
• Knowledge of use of field equipment, GIS-related mobile data collection, reporting software (e.g., Parcel) and GINT for borehole logs is an asset.
• Working knowledge of GIS and/or CADD preferred.
• Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.

Education And Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Civil/Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or related degree.
• Minimum of 4-6 years’ work experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Hingham

Other Locations : United States-Massachusetts-Burlington, United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Organization : BC-1956 EnvSvcs-US East Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 5, 2024, 12:06:28 PM

Req ID: 240002B5

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans
Hingham MA United States


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