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Senior Scientist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC131869454
Company Name
Terracon
Physical Address

Tulsa, OK 74152
Job Description

10638BR

Service Line:

Environmental

Office Name:

Tulsa

Job Description:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has close to 4,000 employees in 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace. Terracon is currently ranked at #24 on the list of the Top 200 engineering firms in the U.S.

If your passion lies in working on projects that help your community, and if you’re interested in belonging to an employee-owned organization that allows us to set our course together and benefit when our hard work creates financial success, then Terracon is your kind of company! We share your passion.

Terracon is currently searching for Sr. Environmental Scientist for our Tulsa, OK office. The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to; Conducting environmental site investigations, assessments and surveys to sample soil for contaminants. Identify, evaluate and recommend risk and remediation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Prepare applicable permit applications, risk assessments and technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence. Design systems and environmental protection plans. Projects may include Phase I/II environmental site assessments, ecological and natural resource field surveys, tank closure assessments, asbestos abatement, storm water management, and site planning and permitting.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

+ Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk. Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company.

+ Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.

+ Senior level scientific professional responsible for leading complex projects requiring innovative investigation techniques.

+ Supervise the analysis and formation of recommendations in written reports.

+ Assist in establishing and updating current policies/ procedures for technical projects in field of expertise, to ensure proper interpretation and implementation by subordinate staff.

+ Provide technical direction and training to less experience professional staff.

+ Participate in the development of marketing strategies and presentations of qualifications to clients on projects.

Requirements:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related science field and a minimum of 9 years’ related experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 13 years’ related experience.

+ Master’s degree or PhD preferred.

+ Certification in field of expertise required.

+ Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

Exemption:

Exempt

Requisition ID:

10638BR

Posting Title:

Senior Scientist

Employment Type:

Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location):

Tulsa, OK

About Terracon:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 4,000 employees in over 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

EEO Statement:

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

Job Category:

Scientist


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