Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Chemical Engineering
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Somerset, NJ, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a Senior Associate / Principal Environmental Scientist to join our team in Somerset, NJ.


Key Responsibilities

  • Strong seller/doer working to grow key client accounts
  • Ensuring the management and coordination of project staff and sub-contractors to ensure safe, cost effective, efficient and timely completion of projects in order to meet and/or exceed client expectations
  • Acting as a technical professional resource for the strategic and successful competition of multiple major challenging projects
  • Developing plans, designs, and studies that meet the client’s needs and comply with all applicable regulations
  • Developing and maintaining communication channels with clients, stake holders, and internal Amec Foster Wheeler personnel to ensure that work flows smoothly as well as providing first class services
  • Overseeing the development of project budgets, schedules and reports
  • Gathering up to date information first hand at sites, meeting with clients and constantly monitoring work performances
  • Assisting with negotiation of consent orders, consent decrees, permits, settlements and access agreements; track and ensure compliance

Skills / Qualifications


  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Environmental Science or similar field
  • 10 – 15 years operations experience with environmental projects including at least 8 years increasing responsibility as a project manager
  • Extensive experience in environmental compliance and remedial projects
  • Ability to develop new, proprietary and innovative solutions to current processes is an asset
  • Willingness to travel
  • Experience in managing a portfolio of projects
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
  • Familiar with LSRP program and guidance documents; preparing LSRP submittals
  • Demonstrated professional judgement, consistency, and attention to detail, proven track-record of leading and successfully completing a range of multi-disciplinary projects
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, with demonstrated ability to conduct effective client presentations and written report preparation
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Must be a self-starter and successfully work in a team environment
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


  • Strong experience in sediment investigations and characterization
  • Experience with major permitting projects

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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