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Posted:
10/18/2019
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WSP USA | Kansas City, Missouri
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Job Description

WSP USA is looking for a motivated individual with 0 to 2 year of professional experience to join its growing Water & Environment Team. Joining the team offers exciting professional growth opportunities through a range of environmental services to a variety of industrial and government clients. The Water & Environment Team bases its success on meeting its client's objectives and solving some of their most difficult challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to serve our client's needs and maintain our communities in an ever more sustainable manner. Here at WSP, anything is within the reach of the company and its employees. Please come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Assistant Environmental Scientist, Environmental Geologist or Environmental Engineer for our Kansas City, Missouri office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assist with conducting environmental compliance reviews for local pipeline client
* Assist with obtaining federal, state, and local-level environmental permits for construction and maintenance projects
* Assist with environmental site investigation and remediation projects by collecting field and other data necessary to characterize site conditions. Investigations typically involve collection of soil, sediment, surface water, groundwater, and waste samples for field testing and laboratory analysis
* Record, evaluate, and interpret data, prepare reports and work plans, and provide analysis and interpretations of findings
* Assist with preparing project plans and technical reports of site assessment, investigation, and remediation activities and participate in analysis and interpretation of findings
* Prepare site Health and Safety Plans (HASPs), and demonstrate the ability to implement safe work practices in the field in accordance with the HASP and other applicable regulations
* Perform storm water and pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) inspections.
* Collecting field data using GPS units and provide GIS mapping for site plan development.
* Coordinate field activities and schedules with property/facility owner/operators in a clear, professional manner.
* Available to support and assist with Emergency Responses for pipeline client.

Offering motivated individuals with the right talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals, and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd look forward to that first discussion of joining our team.

Job Requirements

Experience Qualifications:

* BS in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Geology or related field
* 0-2 years of work experience in environmental sciences or related fields
* Ability to analyze and solve problems independently, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.
* Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills with clients and management.
* Ability to work as a team member with people of differing backgrounds and experience.
* Basic working knowledge of Microsoft office products
* Basic knowledge, or ability to learn, state environmental regulatory programs in the Central U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Basic knowledge of Federal environmental laws and regulations such as CERCLA, RCRA, HSWA, CWA, and NEPA.
* Experienced or trained using Geographic Information System (GIS) software
* Experience conducting phase I environmental site assessments following ASTM International Standard E 1527-13.
* Experience with Wetland Delineations
* 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training

Travel Expectation:

* This position will require travel routinely to various job sites across the United States, primarily in the surrounding states of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Illinois, and Nebraska. Travel assignments occasionally requires multiple overnight stays within the project locale, and for some assignments, mobilizations for one to two weeks may be required.

About WSP USA

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

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