Bristol Environmental Remediation Services, LLC is seeking an Environmental Scientist in Anchorage, AK. Responsibilities include preparing planning documents and reports; preparing for field sampling activities; field logistics; performing investigations/assessments, site characterizations, and remediation work; documenting all field activities; assisting the Project Manager in obtaining subcontractors, and providing subcontractor oversight.
1. Prepare Planning Documents and Reports for environmental projects including preliminary assessments, site inspections, remedial investigations, feasibility studies, site characterizations, and remediation projects.
2. Prepare Site-Specific Health and Safety Plans.
3. Perform Field Sampling Activities – Identifying, maintaining, calibrating and operating required equipment for field activities; field screening and collecting environmental samples including soil, groundwater, air, sediment, and surface water samples for field screening and laboratory analysis; site reconnaissance, slug testing, gauging and product removal; performing all field work in accordance with local and federal laws, and in a safe manner.
4. Perform Field Logistics - Coordinate with subcontractors; arrange and/or perform utility locates, mobilize and demobilize to/from the work site (work includes travel and field activities throughout Alaska including extended field efforts in remote locations and the Lower 48); and sample shipping.
5. Supervise Subcontractors - including drillers, geophysical surveyors, excavation service providers, laboratories, land surveyors, etc; direct the installation and development of monitoring and remediation wells.
6. Document Field Activities - Record field data, analyze and interpret findings; compile and complete field notes; organize and file data (electronically). Ability to provide lithologic descriptions from soil borings not required but a plus.
* Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, Biology, Geology or related field.
* 2 years’ professional experience performing work plan and report development in accordance with ADEC and/or USACE Alaska District requirements.
* 2 years’ experience performing environmental field sampling in accordance with ADEC Contaminated Sites Program and ADEC cleanup regulation requirements and procedures.
* Must meet minimum requirements for ADEC approved sampler in accordance with 18 ACC 75.333.
* Must have experience conducting multi-media (soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, air) sample collection in accordance with ADEC regulations and, preferably, USACE Alaska District procedures.
* Commit to field schedules ranging from 1 day to 6 weeks in a variety of weather conditions throughout Alaska and the Lower 48 (typically 1 – 3 weeks per trip).
* Demonstrated experience in care, maintenance, calibration and use of environmental field instruments and familiarity with GPS survey data collection.
* Ability to gather and analyze USACE Alaska District Manual for Electronic Deliverable (MED) compliant data, reason logically and creatively, draw conclusions and make scientifically defensible recommendations.
* Excellent writing, organizational, and computer skills (Excel and Word). Demonstrated experience receiving ADEC and USACE Alaska District approval of deliverables.
* Ability to prioritize and organize, work well under stress, to meet deadlines.
* Ability to be flexible and adapt to challenging field environments and constant change.
* Strong interpersonal skills to assist and communicate with supervisors and staff.
* Demonstrated ability to perform tasks in a safe and responsible manner.
* Working knowledge of federal, state and local environmental regulations.
* Demonstrated experience with ADEC field screening requirements, incremental and discrete sampling techniques, and proper sample handling, labeling, packaging and shipping requirements.
* Demonstrated experience working around heavy equipment and drilling operations.
* Ability to keep complete, accurate, legible, and defensible field notes and documentation.
Preferred Knowledge or Skills:
* HAZWOPER and DOT/IATA Hazmat certifications.
* AK CESCL certification.
* Experience writing work plans for the USACE Alaska District in accordance with both standard and UFP-QAPP format requirements/procedures.
Medium physical workload.
Employee must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal and extensive reading.
Specific physical requirements include, but are not limited to, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, walking, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing and performing repetitive motions.
The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. The worker is subject to a variety of physical conditions proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, exposure to arctic working conditions or exposure to chemicals.
The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions fumes, odors, dusts, mist, gases, or poor ventilation.
The worker is subject to biologic conditions bears, moose, stinging and poisonous insects and reptiles, other wildlife.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Location/Region: Anchorage, AK