Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Environmental Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Hamilton, 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 an Environmental Scientist / Geologist / Engineer to join our team in Hamilton, NJ.


Are you a Scientist, Geologist or Engineer with 0 to 4 years of environmental experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with Senior Staff on a variety of technically challenging environmental projects? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established environmental consulting firm that values its employee's enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.


Key Responsibilities

  • This individual will be approximately 80% in the field on industrial sites and 20% in the office
  • Will work under the supervision of a Principal Scientist
  • Field activities include soil borings, groundwater monitoring well installations and collecting soil, groundwater, surface water and sediment samples as well as documenting field activities
  • Field activities may also include oversight of remediation subcontractors during remediation activities including pilot studies and remediation system installation
  • Acts as a data gatherer; prepares maps, charts; runs simple computer programs
  • Performs field testing; uses equipment and instrumentation
  • Interprets data and test results, with experience and may write complete reports
  • Prepares field reports, internal correspondence, sections of formal reports
  • Follows company safety standards, site safety standards and provides all required permitting
  • Contacts vendors; researches literature and regulatory requirements; prepares draft designs
  • Conducts engineering or scientific calculations; coordinates geometry; performs minimal design work, preliminary analysis and layout
  • Will travel to project sites primarily throughout New Jersey, Some sites located in adjoining states (PA, NY) and may require occasional overnight travel and company field vehicles are provided for field work

Skills / Qualifications


  • BS or MS in Environmental Science, Geology, Environmental Engineering or related technical field
  • 0 to 4 years environmental experience
  • EIT for engineers preferred
  • Must be a self starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills for database work and proficiency in MS Office
  • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Willingness to travel to project sites in the New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania area. Approximately 10% overnight travel
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company's driving (MVR) policy


  • OSHA 40 hour certification

Physical Demands

  • Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions
  • Field activities may require working in specialized protective equipment supplied by employer. Candidate must be physically capable of performing tasks in such equipment
  • Will lift equipment and carry laboratory samples which requires the ability to lift 40 pounds

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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