The Associate Environmental Scientist provides clients with accurate and pertinent scientific data according to agreed upon methods, procedures, and techniques. Performs field investigations and provides conclusions and recommendations based upon the results of the investigations and literature reviews within the established project schedules. Supports and monitors field construction and remediation activities. Extensive travel is required.
Implements field and sampling programs appropriate to the assigned projects.
Supports field construction and remediation activities
Obtains all data as prescribed by the scope of work and present it in a logical, coherent manner. Prepares written reports, tables, figures and illustrations.
Maintains databases and GIS systems to graphically display collected data
Conducts laboratory analysis appropriate to the proper identification and evaluation of samples (if applicable).
Conducts literature searches to compile pertinent information and evaluates and correlates the compiled literature.
As assigned, assists, reviews and/or evaluates on-going projects in the specialty.
Maintains a current knowledge of the recent works in the field for application on existing and proposed projects.
Recommends improvements in sampling techniques and system design, laboratory practices, etc.
Relies on a knowledge of both laboratory and field investigation methods and procedures. Field investigating procedures include selection of sampling sites, use of sampling equipment and knowledge of sampling techniques. Laboratory investigation consists of being able to process the samples collected in the field (processing methods may be project specific) in order to assure proper identification.
Thoroughly understands and conducts scientific literature searches. Assesses data as it relates to project identification.
Uses biometrics and statistical analysis in applying data analysis techniques.
Prepares meaningful, precise, easily read, scientific reports of field and laboratory results appropriate to the defined areas of investigation.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
B.S. or B.A. Natural Science plus 2 years experience.
Familiarity with technology in discipline. Knowledge of database management and GIS systems preferable.
Strong mathematics background
Able to use logical thought processes, and capability to learn rapidly.
Able to communicate both verbally and written.
Able to work in the field. Field travel (up to 50%) may be required.
Able to work with a project team
Weston Solutions Inc.