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Environmental Staff Scientist

Company: NV5
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work. As a Fortune 100 Fastest Growing Company, NV5 has tremendous opportunities for advancement, career development, and growth. We are organization of nearly 4,000 employees across 100 offices worldwide, deeply rooted in a culture of technical excellence, entrepreneurism, and collaboration.
As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.
This position provides a unique opportunity to support important water quality, stormwater, groundwater, and general environmenntal consulting . The selected candidate will work with scientists and engineers, and planners that are focused on solving complex water quality and regulatory issues. This position offers the opportunity to develop and implement innovative monitoring programs that are designed to accurately assess current conditions/trends, report on implementation progress, and assist with identification of management strategies and regulatory needs.Responsibilities:

  • Conducting site assessment; surface water quality; hydrogeology; and environmental risk management studies and services.
  • Performing field studies, data gathering and sampling activities at sites including soil and groundwater sampling, groundwater flow and hydrogeological data evaluation, chemical data and contaminant fate and transport evaluation, well installation, aquifer testing, stormwater monitoring, surface water monitoring, and groundwater monitoring, groundwater and soil remediation evaluation, environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance services, and permit acquisition.
  • Keeping abreast of federal, state and local regulations and published scientific findings as they pertain to the project assigned.
  • Client service and identifying client needs.
  • Working closely with project managers to deliver projects on schedule and budget.
  • Preparing technical reports and supporting cost estimates.
    Qualifications:The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited university in environmental science, geology, hydrogeology, or civil/environmental engineering or other related science with at least 3 years of demonstrated consulting experience in California.
    • Professional Geologist, Geologist in Training, or Professional Engineer, or Engineer in Training.
    • Operational knowledge of computer databases and office programs (MS Access, MS Excel, MS Word).
    • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification.
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Ability to work outdoors in field sampling conditions and lift 50 lbs.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare reports and proposals
    • Excellent writing and analytical skills a must.NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.
      NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: NV5, Sacramento , Environmental Staff Scientist, Other , Sacramento, California

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