Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineer, Geologist
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Novi, MI, US
Status: Active

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Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking a Mid-Level Environmental Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist to join our Novi, MI team and are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their careers. This position requires an individual with effective communication skills as significant client, agency, public and team interactions are expected.


Are you an Environmental Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist with 3 to 7 years environmental/consulting experience that enjoys technical challenges as well as client, agency and public interaction? 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.


Key Responsibilities

  • Performs moderately complex technical tasks within a broad workscope, and/or plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates project work for large workscopes.
  • Standard project assignments include conducting complex engineering, scientific assessment and analysis, and/or managing tasks or projects
  • Prepares technical proposals and reports, in whole or in part, depending on the size and complexity of the document
  • Demonstrates competency in a combination of areas including field supervision, technical knowledge and task management
  • Motivates, trains and mentors subordinate staff assigned to his/her tasks or projects
  • The position may entail approximately 60% office work and 40% field work on a variety of projects including industrial/commercial, State and Federal sites of environmental contamination


Responsibilities might include, but not limited to:

  • Prepares Remedial Investigation reports, Remedial/Corrective Action Plans, Remedial designs and related documents
  • Prepares components of investigation and engineering reports including work summaries, data summaries, engineering calculations, summary tables, figures, engineering drawings and specifications, and report text
  • Will assist the Project Manager and team with ensuring effective client and regulatory agency communication and relations
  • Will work with the Project Manager on technical assignments and management on specific elements of the project (i.e., Task Management)
  • Prepares technical evaluations and recommendations
  • Assists in planning of work, scope definition and coordinates development of cost and schedule
  • Assists Project Manager with cost and schedule control
  • Point person for remediation contractors and directs junior level staff overseeing field activities
  • Provides field inspection services to evaluate construction quality and compliance with design drawings and specifications
  • Organizes field work and assigns tasks and provides guidance to staff specialists (Field Task Management)
  • Assists in subcontractor procurement
  • Self-implement or oversee implementation of remedial technologies through direct oversight or with assistance of junior level staff
  • Oversight of drilling activities (including Geoprobe, HSA and Sonic)
  • Oversight of soil excavation, demolitions, and remediation system installations
  • Review of contractor submittals including equipment, Work Plans and QA/QC plans
  • Tracking payment applications, requests for information, change order requests and general construction phase submittals
  • Will travel to project sites primarily in Michigan and surrounding states in the Great Lakes area - Approximately 35% overnight travel

Skills / Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science or related field
  • EIT, P.E., P.G, or CPG preferable (or willingness to attain license)
  • 3 - 7 years environmental experience including environmental remediation/engineering
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Work experience on Federal Performance Based Contacts (FPBC) and emerging contaminants (i.e., perfluorinated compounds) desired
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and organizational abilities
  • Willingness and ability to interact with regulatory agencies, stakeholders and clients and develop effective teamwork relationships
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours as required
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites primarily in Michigan and surrounding states in the Great Lakes area. Approximately 25% overnight travel
  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40 hour training in accordance with 29CFR 1910.120
  • Must pass drug test, entrance physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

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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