The Environmental Scientist will support and manage environmental investigation and remediation projects, including task/project management; leading and directing task teams; planning and leading field investigations; data analysis and interpretation; and project report preparation. Specific tasks will include defining project requirements and standards; preparing project work plans; preparing task management and technical reports; managing project cost and schedule; interface with client and stakeholder staff; and interpretation of chemical, hydrogeologic, and geographic data.
A valid driver’s license is required. Must be able to travel domestically 50% of the time.
Must be able to obtain access to, and conduct work on, U.S. Government installations. U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident Status is required.
Work may be performed remotely. If located near Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Reston, Virginia; or Twinsburg, Ohio, work may be performed in a Leidos office if preferred.
- Manage and execute project tasks as assigned, including cost/schedule, coordination and logistics, and project deliverables.
- Develop project management plans, sampling and analysis plans, waste management plans, subcontractor statements of work (e.g., drilling services, surveying), procurement of materials and supplies for field investigations, coordinate and schedule field activities, support preparation of health and safety plans and other related documentation as required by the project.
- Compile, interpret, and report data to meet project quality assurance requirements under Federal (e.g. CERCLA), state, and/or client programs.
- Prepare technical reports, including complex technical analysis, conceptual site models, and visual data presentations, including maps, cross sections, and data tabulations.
- Development, analysis, and selection of remedial alternatives and exit strategies.
- Comply with Leidos and client Environmental Compliance and Health & Safety programs. Prepare and present project findings to clients, regulatory agencies, and the public.
- Willing and able to travel to project locations, attend client meetings.
- Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, or related field and at least 5-7 years’ experience, or a Master’s degree in a relevant field and at least 3-5 years’ experience in the environmental field.
- Experience in planning and leading field investigations as a Field Manager.
- Interpretation and analysis of chemical, geotechnical, geologic, and/or engineering data to address project/reporting requirements.
- Must have, or be able to obtain shortly after hire, OSHA 1910.120 hazardous waste worker certification (e.g., ability to perform fieldwork at hazardous waste sites).
- Effective verbal and written communication.
- Ability to work independently with little supervision.
- Proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint).
- Professional credential or progress toward obtaining certification in field of specialty (e.g, PG, GIT, EIT, Certified Soil Technician, CPSS, etc.).
- Working knowledge of emerging PFAS technical guidance and investigations.
- Prior completion of OSHA 1910.120 hazardous waste worker certification (40-hour HAZWOPER) and OSHA occupational physical exam and medical clearance allowing performance of field work at hazardous waste sites).
- Specialized skills/experience in environmental regulatory requirements; RCRA/CERCLA process documents (RI/FS/PP/ROD), environmental statistical methods (e.g., trend analysis) and software tools; and environmental data management and quality.
Pay Range:Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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