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Available Position: Staff Scientist (Northern New Jersey)

Posted on January 10, 2019

Staff Scientist (Northern New Jersey)

Position Overview

Our office in Somerset, New Jersey is seeking responsible, self-sufficient, energetic entry-level Scientists to work on projects related to the investigation and environmental remediation of industrial and commercial sites. Candidates should be prepared for professional growth into areas such as assessment of remedial alternatives, management of various investigative and remediation tasks, conceptual plans, and regulatory interaction. The ideal candidate will be motivated to develop and build their personal knowledge and skills to assist with the growth and success of the office. Excellent teamwork and organizational skills are required. We offer a friendly, professional atmosphere with excellent benefits and a salary commensurate with experience.

Primary Responsibilities

  • 60% to 80% field work during the first two years
  • Support the office project work and collaborate with the Office Manager and staff to service clients and complete projects on time and on budget
  • Assistance with site investigation, analysis, and report preparation activities
  • Assistance with site remediation system operations and maintenance activities

Tasks Performed

  • Environmental sampling of soil, soil vapor, and groundwater
  • Health and safety monitoring
  • Oversight of remediation and construction subcontractors
  • Review of field data and preparation of data evaluation reports
  • Assist with cost task management as required by the project manager

Job Requirements
Desired Education

  • Bachelor’s required; Master’s preferred
  • Geology, Hydrogeology, Earth Science or related field

Desired Job Experience

  • 0-3 years environmental consulting experience
  • Previous sampling experience
  • Familiarity with drilling and well construction techniques
  • Groundwater modeling experience a plus
  • Knowledge of geologic concepts such as stratigraphy, groundwater flow, and geochemistry
  • Ability to produce quality work on budget and on schedule
  • Strong written and verbal communication with technical writing experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Experience with databases and GIS preferred

Certifications

  • Valid driver’s license (no DUI/DWIs)
  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour training
  • P.G. certification a plus

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Roux is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status; and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.