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Job Code:  2012-14512
Employer:  Stantec.
Categories:  Env. Health/Safety
Experience Required:  Not Required
State/Province:  OH - Ohio
City:  Uniontown
Job Description:  Overview:

Our Environmental Services group is dedicated to managing environmental issues professionally and proactively. We provide integrated, multidisciplinary services to identify and assess liabilities and risks, and to develop solutions to site management, remediation, and mitigation. Our staff of professionals includes specialists in marine biology, wetland science, wildlife biology, soil science, fisheries biology, botany, hydrogeology, hydrology, water resources management, forestry, habitat and ecosystem restoration, permitting, GIS, information management, environmental monitoring, in-situ/ex-situ remedial design and implementation, human health and ecological risk assessments, air quality permitting and reporting, pipeline compliance, stormwater permitting and planning, and audit support services . We are seeking exceptionally talented and enthusiastic individuals with a keen interest in the natural sciences to join our team and advance their career.

Responsibilities:

Incumbents will travel to sites throughout western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio to perform routine and urgent field sampling and potential maintenance on remediation/treatment systems. May also perform or support field investigations. Sampling will include a range of media, e.g. soils, sediments, aqueous and non-aqueous, etc.

Qualifications:

This position may be filled as a Technician or Environmental Scientist depending on the successful candiates's education and experience: Technician should have minimum of high school diploma and excellent mechanical aptitude; Environmental Scientist should have a minimum of BS degree with major in geology, geography or environmental science.

Minimum of 2 years relevant field experience is desired. 40 hr Hazwoper (OSHA Hazardous Worker) certification preferred. Must have valid driver's license. Must be familiar with wide variety of field instruments and equipment and have competent skills with sampling a range of media as described previously. Must be able to complete and fully execute laboratory chain-of-custody documentation and manage shipping of samples as needed. Must be able to lift 50 lbs and be able to pass a respirator fitness test (respirator usage is rare but may be required). Must also be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. While shift work is not specified, the position(s) and nature of the assignments will require flexibility and the ability to work extended hours as needed.

Must be detail oriented, with legible handwriting and ability to take comprehensive field notes. Proficiency with portable computing devices (e.g., laptop/tablet PCs) is a plus. The ability to communicate intentions to third party property owners, but also to maintain confidentiality of information with bystanders is needed. Willingness to embrace Stantec's and client's safety cultures and the flexibility to work for more than one project manager is needed.

10/19/2012
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