Entry Level Environmental Scientist

Entry Level Environmental Scientist
Environmental Strategies & Management, Inc.
Location: Norton, MA & Pawtucket, RI

Job Summary
The entry-level environmental scientist at ES&M is the preferred entry point into the organization, as this role provides the requisite introduction to field work and opportunity to develop the field craft that is foundational to a career in environmental consulting. This position involves a heavy diet of work in the field, sometimes with teams, sometimes alone. As the environmental scientist progresses in the role, s/he takes on occasional support tasks such as data collation and interpretation, boring log and cross-section completion, geologic interpretation, and writing sections of reports, etc. Advancement within the entry-level environmental scientist role at ES&M is based upon the individual’s performance.
ES&M provides ample opportunities for technical and project management growth and professional development. Working as part of a team alongside experienced technicians, scientists and engineers, the entry-level environmental scientist will contribute to our innovative and lasting solutions, providing high-quality consultation for a variety of public and private clients. This position is perfectly suited for conscientious, self-motivated and team-oriented candidates who are looking for challenging projects and exciting opportunities for collaboration. To learn more about ES&M, please visit www.esm-inc.com

Full Job Description
Job Responsibilities
• Conduct all work safely, following company, OSHA and site-specific health & safety plan guidance. All employees are empowered to stop work in any unsafe situation.
• Collection of environmental samples in a variety of matrices: air, water and soil
• Drilling oversight; collection of soil samples; geologic interpretation; development and refinement of field-based conceptual site models
• Assistance with remediation operation, monitoring and maintenance
• Manipulate and interpret data from various sources, such as sample analysis, environmental monitoring results and more
• Share technical information via multiple methods of communication, including written reports
• Contribute to providing science and regulatory based guidance and recommendations to public and private clients for the protection of water, soil and air resources

Job Skills & Qualifications; required:
• Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, geology, or a related field
• 0-2 years of work experience
• Ability to follow safe work instructions and to work safely in field
• Self-motivated personality with the ability to manage own time
• Ability to work collaboratively with others, as well as effectively on one’s own
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• 40-hour OSHA Hazwoper training preferred
• Valid US driver’s license
• Ability to work legally in the USA

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, VETERAN STATUS OR DISABILITY

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to the following email addresses:

Harry Swift - ES&M Operations Manager

Tom Sneesby - ES&M Environmental Scientist Group Lead

Dan Batchelder - ES&M Field Services Group Lead