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Entry-level Environmental Engineer or Scientist Duluth

Woodard & Curran

Woodard & Curran Duluth GA Georgia

2 months ago

Woodard & Curran is a national engineering, science, and operations firm with a simple vision for clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. As an employee-owned company, we strive to cultivate diverse teams and encourage collaboration in an equitable and inclusive culture. We seek talented individuals from all backgrounds to help us address a broad range of water and... environmental issues. We prioritize our people, offering opportunities for professional growth, ownership and flexibility. That's how we make a difference to our clients, people and planet.

Who We Are Looking For:

We are looking for a junior environmental engineer or scientist to work in our Duluth, Georgia office who can support environmental assessment, compliance, and remediation projects as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Successful candidates will be interested in earth science, hydrology, sustainability, environmental policy, geography, natural resources stewardship, and water resource management. This position would report to and interact with senior scientists, engineers, and project managers, and would be involved with industrial, linear utility, water resources, site remediation, ecological restoration, and other environmental engineering projects. The right candidate will be professional, attentive, courteous, self-motivated, and diligent.

What You Will Be Doing at Woodard & Curran:

Typical field work activities will include site visits to active industrial facilities, undeveloped "greenfield" property, and active construction sites to make observations and collect environmental data. Field work may include observation of industrial processes, health and safety monitoring, GPS mapping of environmental resource constraints, and/or collection of samples related to stormwater, air, hazardous materials, wastewater, wetlands, soil, groundwater, sediments, and/or other environmental media. The preferred candidate will be flexible team player and should be prepared to travel for up to 2-4 weeks at a time for certain assignments.

Typical office duties would include preparation of project health and safety plans as well as assistance with environmental data management, analysis of data using Microsoft Excel, review of local/state/federal regulations, technical report preparation, preparation of environmental permit applications, performing historical document reviews of project sites, and mapping environmental resources using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The selected candidate may have some intermittent communications with clients and regulatory agency personnel.
• Complete technical tasks for environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance projects
• Assist with environmental assessments such as aquatic and terrestrial habitat field surveys
• Perform construction site monitoring and coordinate with project manager and contractors as appropriate
• Completion of E&SC inspections on active construction sites
• Phase I Environmental Site Assessment site visits and reports
• Environmental sampling while following appropriate sample integrity and chain-of-custody procedures
• Sample coordination with appropriate laboratory for sample analysis

What You Will Need To Succeed:
• BS/MS degree in environmental engineering, environmental science, chemistry, geology, biology, safety, occupational health or related field
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) is required
• Willingness to travel throughout the United States as project requires
• Advanced written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work long hours in a variety of weather conditions
• Ability to traverse uneven terrain and carry field equipment (up to 40 lbs)
• 1-2 years of professional environmental consulting experience is preferred, but not required
• OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification is preferred, but not required
• Experience using AutoCAD or GIS software is preferred, but not required
• Experience using GPS technology is preferred, but not required
• Some knowledge of eastern North American wildlife is preferred, but not required

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We value diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Woodard & Curran believes that diverse teams working together in an equitable, inclusive culture provides the right environment for employees to thrive, our clients to benefit, and our business to prosper over the long run. Our success is tied to a culture that embraces our differences and creates an environment where everyone can bring their whole, authentic selves to work. When employees are supported to reach their full potential, we can provide our clients with the most innovative, sound, and cost-effective solutions.



This position's anticipated pay range is provided below; final exempt salary or non-exempt hourly pay will be dependent on experience level as well as considering a % based geographic differential based on where the final candidate will be working. Geographic differentials are used to recognize and reflect cost of labor differences between geographic markets.

Annual Incentive Bonus Opportunity:

Eligible positions may receive an annual cash bonus based on the role's organizational level, and is represented as a percentage range of eligible earnings**

Pay Range
$49,448.00 - $74,172.00

Benefits & Wellbeing

Retirement Savings:
• 401(k) or Roth: Company will match equal to 100% of the first 3% of salary contributed, All employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan and 100% vested in the value of own contributions and any employer matching contributions.

Time away from work:
• Vacation time is provided to full and part-time regular employees. Vacation is accrued, based on number of hours worked per week as well as prior years of experience.
• Woodard & Curran offers paid sick time to eligible employees who are absent due to their own non-work related, illness, injury, or medical procedure.
• Woodard & Curran provides up to 80 hours of Paid Parental Leave for bonding in a 12-month period.
• Company-paid disability insurance from Sun Life to assist with replacing a portion of your income in the event of non-job-related illness or injury. Eligible employees are automatically enrolled and eligible immediately.

Coverage and support for your needs and wellbeing:
• Personal and Family health: Company offers three medical plan options based on geography; plus HSA and FSA plans are available based on eligibility, additional options include vision, dental and vision plans.
• Company provides basic employee group life insurance and AD&D benefits, additional voluntary life and AD&D coverage is available through Sun Life.
• WayForward powered by Dario: EAP Program combined with personalized mental health and wellbeing coaching.
• LiveWell wellbeing: credit incentive is available, up to $600 annually - nutrition and fitness, and access to the Virgin Pulse wellness platform.
• Education: Tuition assistance offers eligible employees up to 100% reimbursement of tuition, books and fees up to $5250 per year, for courses related to the employee's job or planned career development
Duluth GA USA

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