Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is growing and has a career opportunity for a Mid-Level Environmental Scientist to join our San Antonio, TX team.
Are you an Environmental Scientist with 3 to 5 years of experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established environmental consulting firm on technically complex projects and be mentored by senior staff and with opportunities for personal and professional growth? Are you looking for a firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career
Key Responsibilities •The position is approximately 50% field work and 50% office work on industrial / commercial sites and on Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Petroleum Storage Tank (PST) sites •Work under the supervision of a Senior Geologist / Scientist or Project Manager •Proactively seek project work from project managers and comply with direction from project managers •Assist in field work planning and coordination, including health and safety plan development, locating and ordering field supplies, coordination with subcontractors •Complete online research or electronic database or paper file searches •Design and oversight of groundwater monitoring wells, DPT, and sampling plans •Supervise drilling and remediation subcontractors and provide written documentation of field activities •Stratigraphic logging of soil borings and split spoons •Collect soil, groundwater, surface-water, remediation system, and sediment samples for lab analysis •Assist in trouble shooting and repairing field equipment and systems •Analyze and interpret analytical results and assist with the preparation of site assessment reports •Assist in preparation of permit applications, data tables, figures and boring logs/well construction diagrams •Field mapping and map preparation and maintain spreadsheets / databases of chemical results and other data for projects, prepare charts, conduct routine scientific calculations and run computer programs •Follow company safety standards, participate in safety training and prepare and implement site safety plans •Travel to project sites in Texas and surrounding states. Approximately 20% overnight travel
Skills / Qualifications
Required •BS or MS in Geology or related technical degree •3 - 5 years environmental experience •Experience with environmental field activities including installing monitoring wells, gauging monitoring wells and collecting soil and groundwater samples •Self starter with good communication, writing skills, and interpersonal skills •Attention to detail and strong time management capabilities •40-hour Hazwoper OSHA Training •Ability and willingness to travel to project sites in Texas and surrounding states. Approximately 20% overnight travel •Will be required to lift equipment and carry laboratory samples •Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
Preferred •Experience with ArcGIS and / or CAD software •Experience conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments in industrial settings •Working knowledge of Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) and PST regulations and reporting •Experience preparing SWPPP and / or SPCC Plans •Experience in aquatics, streams, and wetlands.
Physical Demands •Field work in outdoor environments •Will be required to lift equipment and carry laboratory samples. Requires the ability to lift 40 pounds
Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.