Stantec System

Project Scientist

US-LA-Baton Rouge | US-TX-Houston
3 months ago(10/26/2017 2:54 PM)
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# of Openings Remaining
Experience (Years)
Environmental Services

Your Opportunity

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Duties

Duties may include handling day to day tasks such as:

  • Performing task management for sites undergoing assessment and/or active remediation.
  • Installation of soil borings and groundwater monitoring and remedial wells using universal soil classification logging standards.
  • Routine sampling of groundwater monitoring wells using US EPA protocol (typically low-flow techniques) including accurate completion of labeling and chain-of-custody forms, and packaging samples for shipment. 
  • Performing risk based evaluations under Louisiana (LA) Risk Evaluation/Corrective Action Program (RECAP).
  • Scheduling, scoping, budgeting, preparing reports, coastal use and other permits, and proposals
  • Coordinating with subcontractors.
  • Field work will likely be required, including various soil and water sampling activities and/or contractor oversight on a variety of project types including oil and gas.
  • 40-60% commitment to field investigation activities throughout southwestern Louisiana.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A BS or MS in Geology, Engineering, Environmental Sciences or related Earth Sciences.
  • Minimum 3 year’s related experience required (5 years preferred).
  • Position requires strict adherence to health and safety procedures, attention to detail, good work ethic, and a passion for high quality workmanship. Experience working with the LA RECAP regulation strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with the LA Department of Natural Resources preferred.
  • Experience preparing Coastal Use Permits a plus.
  • GIS experience a plus.
  • Field experience on oil & gas (upstream, midstream and downstream) projects a plus. 
  • Knowledge of environmental compliance and permitting regulations pertaining to the USACE, USFWS, and state regulatory agencies a plus.
  • Experience conducting wetland delineations and T&E habitat characterization.
  • Experience preparing permit applications and technical reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, including advanced technical writing abilities.
  • Introductory knowledge of groundwater chemistry, experience using and troubleshooting electronic field instruments. 
  • Able to consistently record clear, detailed field notes, and have very good to excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Able to work independently to successfully complete fieldwork (sampling, equipment maintenance or repair, or other activities). 
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, management, and vendors to successfully meet shifting needs.
  • Part-time candidates will be considered.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Candidate must be detail-oriented, have excellent organizational skills, combined with the ability and flexibility to work in a dynamic, challenging and fast paced environment.
  • 40hr OSHA HAZWOPER Training required.
  • Prior to employment this position will require the successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

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