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Senior Environmental Scientist / Engineer

Company: Cox-Colvin and Associates, Inc.
Location: Dublin
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Scientist/Engineer must be capable of managing multiple, complex projects at a time; be recognized as a leader in a specific field of expertise (e.g. Groundwater Monitoring, Computer Modeling, Remedial Design, Vapor Intrusion, RCRA Corrective Action); maintain at least one key client account, play an important role in the development of other staff, develop new work for the firm; show a consistent ability to limit the firm's (and its client's) exposure to liabilities by following standard operating procedures, established health & safety protocols, and regulatory requirements; and consistently exercise discretion and judgement. -The Senior Scientist/Engineer reports to the Owners and Principal Scientists/Engineers. -However, the respectful cooperation with all members of the staff is expected. - -Management/Supervision

  • Pro-actively manage, with little supervision, multiple projects (including full responsibility for all aspects of project documentation such as: field paperwork, filing, project budgets and schedules, client contracts, purchase orders, quotes, and work orders with subcontractors);
  • Effectively delegate work to others within the firm to maintain the firm's overall profitability;
  • Effectively work with others to plan field work in advance of project needs;
  • Effectively work with QA/QC and Health & Safety personnel to review/develop lab quotes and health and safety needs in advance of project work; - -
  • Effectively supervise staff in the completion of tasks, projects, or general management;
  • Efficiently manage the firm's resources;
  • Maintain active role in field efforts;
  • Maintain strong general organizational skills.Technical Knowledge
    • Maintain role as a recognized leader in a specific field of expertise (e.g. Groundwater Monitoring, Computer Modeling, Remedial Design, Vapor Intrusion, RCRA Corrective Action);
    • Effectively manage complex projects involving a variety of technical aspects (such as groundwater modeling, risk assessment, ecological assessment, surface water and sediment assessment) and regulatory issues; - -
    • Fulfill role as lead technical discipline leader (e.g., lead geologist or engineer) on major projects;
    • Maintain advanced knowledge of regulations which underlie much of work performed by the firm (e.g., RCRA, CERCLA, SDWA, VAP) or in field of work (e.g., National Electric Code, ASTM Standards);
    • Understand the full capabilities of the firm;
    • Assist in the development of junior staff;
    • Provide peer review on smaller and routine level projects within the firm;
    • Provide critical review on the work of others and, in so doing, significantly improve final work products;
    • Strong technical skills and embrace the continual improvement efforts of the firm; and
    • Strong computer skills and effectively use email, word processing, spreadsheet, project scheduling, and project management software. -Problem Solving
      • Develop a thorough understanding of the technical issues associated with each project under your supervision;
      • Assemble project teams necessary to complete project work;
      • Routinely track project schedules and budgets to identify and rectify potential problems;
      • Effectively evaluate project data using a wide variety of techniques such as mapping, statistics, trend analysis, aerial photography review, record searches, and conceptual site models;
      • Consider and utilize,where beneficial, alternative methods, organization and formats for problem solving and report writing; -
      • Evaluate project needs and effectively resolve issues and delegate activities; and
      • Effectively combine evaluation and interpretation techniques to meet the needs of the project.Communications
        • Prepare thorough draft and final reports, designs, proposals, SOQs, and case histories with little to no oversight in a timely manner;
        • Prepare and give presentations to clients regarding projects, proposals, or designs;
        • Effectively organize and present project data;
        • Strong writing and report organization skills; and
        • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.Requirements
          • Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution (or 15-years of relevant experience);
          • Eight to ten years of -relevant experience (Advanced degree desirable and may count toward one year of experience); -
          • Valid Drivers License;
          • OSHA Hazardous Materials Worker Training (40-hr or 24-hr training);
          • Developed and proven expertise including additional training, in a defined area such as groundwater modeling, bioremediation, groundwater treatment, remedial design, USTs, field methods, and data validation;
          • Registration/certification (e.g., EIT, PE or as a geologist, risk assessor, etc. at state or national level);

Keywords: Cox-Colvin and Associates, Inc., Columbus , Senior Environmental Scientist / Engineer, Engineering , Dublin, Ohio

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