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Senior Environmental Scientist

Job Description
The Terracon office in Mobile, AL is seeking a dynamic Environmental Scientist/Engineer. The candidate will have strong leadership skills with a mindset to grow and expand the business. Experience and technical ability to conduct environmental site investigations, assessments and surveys to sample, measure and analyze air, water, material, and soil. Identify, evaluate and recommend risk and remediation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Prepare applicable permit applications, risk assessments and technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence. Design systems and environmental protection plans. Projects may include Phase I/II environmental site assessments, ecological and natural resource field surveys, tank closure assessments, asbestos abatement, storm water management, regulatory compliance, and site planning and permitting.
Essential Role and Responsibilities:
Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk. Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company.
Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.
Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Monitor quality standards and practices.
Senior level scientific professional responsible for leading complex projects requiring innovative investigation techniques.
Supervise the analysis and formation of recommendations in written reports.
Assist in establishing and updating current policies/ procedures for technical projects in field of expertise, to ensure proper interpretation and implementation by subordinate staff.
Provide technical direction and training to less experience professional staff.
Participate in the development of marketing strategies and presentations of qualifications to clients on projects.
Serves as an Authorized Project Reviewer.
Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or related science field and 8-11 years' related experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 12-15 years related experience.
Certification in field of expertise required.
Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.
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About Terracon
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.
EEO Statement
Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.


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