Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking an Environmental Scientist to join our dynamic team in Kennesaw, GA.
Do you have a background in biology, chemistry, environmental science, toxicology, biomedical science, or human health? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a worldwide company with an established team of professionals? We have an excellent career opportunity for an individual with analytical and communication skills.
Develop technical reports in all phases of human health risk assessment and/or ecological risk assessment, including, but not limited to, site characterization, fate and transport modeling, data quality objectives, quantification of risk and hazards from contaminants, and development of site-specific remedial goals for a range of environmental contaminants and exposure pathways
Serve as task manager and author for work plans and other technical submittals
Conduct statistical analysis of datasets, fate and transport modeling, exposure/risk modeling, and vapor intrusion modeling for hazardous chemicals
Conduct scientific literature research, review site documentation, and provide support in human and ecological toxicology and Superfund risk assessment
Develop conceptual site exposure models
Respond to inquiries pertaining to human health and environmental effects of specific chemical substances
Aid in the preparation of technical proposals
Able to complete field work in support of environmental sampling as needed
Strong commitment to company’s Beyond Zero Safety program
Follow company safety standards, site safety standards, and maintain safe workplace practices
Skills / Qualifications
Degree in toxicology, biomedical sciences, or environmental sciences
Master’s degree or equivalent work preferred
Ability to achieve professional registration or certification
Environmental consulting experience preferred
Basic to intermediate knowledge in risk assessment and toxicology
Understanding of state and federal regulatory frameworks (RCRA, CERCLA, NEPA, NRDA, etc.); Experience with Georgia Hazardous Site Response Act (HSRA) preferred
Strong oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of statistics and statistical software
Strong background in biology and/or chemistry
Must be able to travel locally and nationally as necessary
Must be located in the Atlanta area or willing to relocate to the Atlanta area
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
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.
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