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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Mott MacDonald Iselin, NJ

Iselin, NJ
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description

Our Environmental team in Iselin, NJ is currently hiring for a mid-level Geologist or Environmental Scientist to join our team. In this position you will work with a team of dedicated engineers, geologists and scientists on local environmental projects.

* Tasks will include report preparation,client interface and regulatory agency interface. Work will include both office and field time.

* Works on projects of average difficulty, with work being reviewed in detail by supervisor.

* Assists in the preparation and modification of reports and studies for various project.

* Receives objectives and technical advice from supervisor.

* Compiles and computes a variety of scientific and engineering data.

* May conduct tests or experiments requiring selection and adaption or modifications of equipment or procedures; records data; analyzes data and assists in the preparation of reports.

* Evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using limited judgment in making minor adaption and modifications.

* Extracts engineering data from various prescribed sources; processes the data following well-defined methods; and presents the data in prescribed form.

* Performs standardized or prescribed assignments involving relatively limited responsibility and general instructions as to methods and procedures to be followed.

* Performs standard practices and techniques in specific situations.

* Gathers and maintains specified records of engineering data such as tests, drawings, etc.

* Performs computations by substituting numbers in specified formulas, plots data and draws curves and graphs.

* Assists in providing and compiling project specific environmental impact information.

* May compile and monitor information sources concerning governmental regulation.

* Works to gain familiarity with the applicable laws, regulations, various programs, and procedures, which govern firm projects.

* Under general supervision, utilizes judgment to research and analyze data.

Candidate Specification

* B.S. degree in Geology or Environmental Science (or equivalent)

* 1-5 years of experience in conducting site investigations and remediation at ISRA, RCRA, UST or CERCLA sites involving solid waste, soil and groundwater.

* GIS and AutoCAD are a plus.

* Possession of current 40 hr OSHA Health & Safety training is a plus.

* Candidates must pass a physical examination as a condition of employment for this position..