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Arch Rock, Mackinac Island, Michigan. - Photo credit: Adam Heft.

November 16, 2018

TRC - Environmental Scientist/Engineer - Ann Arbor, MI

A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a global consulting, engineering and construction management firm that provides technology-enabled solutions to the power, oil and gas, environmental and infrastructure markets. We serve a broad range of public and private clients, steering complex projects from concept to completion to help solve the toughest challenges.

TRC’s vision is to solve the challenges of making the Earth a better place to live – community by community and project by project. We value Safety, Quality, Integrity, Creativity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Passion.

POSITION: We currently have an entry-level opportunity for a team-oriented Hydrogeologist/Environmental Scientist/Engineer with 0-2 years of experience in our Ann Arbor Michigan Office. The position will include the following activities:

• Management of subcontractors
• Oversight during monitoring well and piezometer installation and development
• Collection of soil and groundwater samples and performing and evaluating aquifer tests
• Evaluation of sample results including generation of tables and figures to illustrate collected data
• Site characterization and technical evaluations regarding sources, transport, and fate of groundwater and soil contamination
• Development of remediation alternatives evaluations
• Determination of the potential chemical impacts and development of recommendations in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.

REQUIREMENTS AND DESIRED SKILLS: The successful candidate shall possess the following attributes:
• B.S. required or M.S preferred, degree must be in Geology, Hydrogeology, or Engineering with environmental focus and coursework and/or experience in hydrogeology, geohydrology, environmental or geo-engineering, and/or chemical fate and transport in the environment.
• For recent college graduates or for those candidates that will graduate in 2018, an internship or cooperative education experience with an environmental consulting firm is preferred.
• The preferred candidate will possess excellent communication and writing skills, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple deadlines for multiple Project Managers.
• Fluency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) is mandatory. Fluency with gINT, LogPlot, MATLAB and/or ArcGIS or other civil and environmental engineering software applications is preferred but not required.
• Candidate is expected to possess solid technical and problem-solving skills, must be willing to accept occasional short and long-term field assignments, and must have a valid driver’s license.
• Qualified candidate will be expected to interact with clients, vendors, and subcontractors.

Candidate possessing a 40-hour HAZWOPER health and safety training certificate or an up-to-date 8-hr annual refresher course certification is preferred. Candidates without current certification or without prior 40-hr training will be required to attend (and receive certification).
For more information about this position, or to apply for
this position, click here.


November 16, 2018

TRC - Hydrogeologist/Environmental Scientist - Ann Arbor, MI

A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a global consulting, engineering and construction management firm that provides technology-enabled solutions to the power, oil and gas, environmental and infrastructure markets. We serve a broad range of public and private clients, steering complex projects from concept to completion to help solve the toughest challenges.

TRC’s vision is to solve the challenges of making the Earth a better place to live – community by community and project by project. We value Safety, Quality, Integrity, Creativity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Passion.

POSITION: We are seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual looking for career growth with 8-12 years of environmental due diligence, contaminant investigation and hydrogeology consulting experience.

Our Scientists/Project Managers:
• Demonstrate excellence and efficiency in writing, communication, data analysis, professional judgment, and knowledge of scientific principles.
• Coordinate and lead investigation field work for a variety of media and pathways, including soil, groundwater, sediment, surface water, and vapor intrusion.
• Prepare, implement, and oversee remedial investigation and response action work plans.
• Manage scope, schedule, and budget for projects.
• Interface with clients and work account leads in securing and growing new and flow business.
• Demonstrate strong QA/QC skills.
• Manage time effectively and balance multiple fast-paced project assignments
REQUIREMENTS AND NECESSARY SKILLS: In addition to the aforementioned experience and skills, the successful candidate shall possess the following attributes:
• B.S. or B.A. in environmental science, geology, or engineering. M.S. or M.A. degree highly preferred.
• Minimum 8 years of environmental due diligence, contaminant investigation and hydrogeology consulting experience. 10+ years preferred.
• The preferred candidate will possess excellent communication and writing skills, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple deadlines for multiple clients and project managers.
• Candidate is expected to possess solid technical and problem solving skills.
• Technical proficiency in evaluating and reporting groundwater monitoring data in accordance with Michigan’s Part 115/Subtitle D and Part 201 program requirements.
• Experience with in situ and ex situ methods of soil and groundwater remediation primarily targeting chlorinated VOCs.
• Understanding of the RCRA Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) rules and monitoring requirements for landfills and surface impoundments.
• 40-hr HAZWOPER certification and an up-to-date 8-hr annual refresher course.

TRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information about this position, or to apply for this position, click here.


September 28, 2018

Environmental Quality Analyst 9-P11 (Gaylord) - 2 Vacancies

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan/jobs/2209856/environmental-quality-analyst-9-p11-gaylord?page=13&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary 
$19.96 - $33.64 Hourly
Location 
Gaylord, MI
Job Type
Permanent Full Time
Department
Environmental Quality
Job Number
7601-18-RRD-077
Closing
10/10/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Bargaining Unit
SCIENTIFIC AND ENGINEERING (SEIU)
Job Description

This position manages, coordinates, audits, oversees, and conducts the identification, investigation, and remediation of sites where hazardous substances may have been released into the environment, pursuant to Part 213, Leaking Underground Storage Tanks, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (NREPA), and Part 201, Environmental Remediation, of the NREPA, and other applicable state and federal statutes and regulations. This function is accomplished in accordance with statutory authority and the policies and procedures of the Remediation and Redevelopment Division (RRD) at sites of environmental contamination, within an assigned geographic area and as otherwise assigned. 
 

Required Education and Experience

Education

Possession of a bachelor's degree in the biological sciences, engineering, physical sciences, resource development, or resource management.

OR

Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major with at least 30 semester (45 term) credits in one or a combination of the following: biochemistry, biology, botany, chemistry, crop and soil science, engineering, environmental health, environmental science, forest management, geology, ecology, meteorology, microbiology, physics, remote sensing, resource development, resource management, toxicology, or zoology.

Experience 

Environmental Quality Analyst 9
No specific type or amount is required.

Environmental Quality Analyst 10 
One year of professional experience equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst 9.

Environmental Quality Analyst P11 
Two years of professional experience equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst including one year equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst 10.
 
Additional Requirements and Information

For a copy of the position description, click HERE (Download PDF reader).

Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions.  Unsupported responses may not be considered further.
 
If applicable, you must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcripts.  For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.
 
Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration.  Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/EnvironmentalQualityAnalyst_12615_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)

Agency
State of Michigan
Address
400 South Pine Street
Lansing, Michigan, 48909
Phone
(800) 788-1766 

September 24, 2018 - pdf of job position

Staff Scientist (LUST)
Berkley, MI

PM Environmental, Inc. is looking for a Staff Scientist to join our Retail Petroleum Services (LUST) team!

This position consists of office duties with some field duties. Office duties consist of data management, report writing, project management and coordination, and client interaction. Field duties include site visits, subcontractor management, data collection and evaluation, and sampling of soil, water, and/or soil gas/vapor.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Two (2) to five (5) years of Leaking Underground Storage Tank experience (LUST/Part 213)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Knowledge of Michigan’s environmental regulations
  • Mix of office experience (Initial Assessment Reports, Final Assessment Reports, Closure Reports, Project & Budget Management, etc) and field experience (Subcontractor oversight, soil/GW sampling, etc)
  • Excellent communication, analytical, organization and time management skills are critical to success in this position
  • Must be detail-oriented and a team player
  • A valid driver’s license is required
  • Ability to work in various settings and climates
  • Ability to work flexible hours and be available for travel

To view all open positions, or to apply to this position, click here.


September 4, 2018

Global Remediation Technologies of Traverse City, Michigan is seeking full-time professionals in the engineering and science disciplines to support a range of environmental investigation and remediation projects. Successful candidates shall have a degree in environmental engineering (licensed P.E.) or MS level geology/hydrogeology and a minimum of 5 years of experience in environmental consulting or related fields.  Prior work experience ideally includes performing remedial investigations, remediation feasibility studies, remedial design and implementation with emphasis on project management. A team oriented effective communicator with exceptional technical writing skills and experience in applying Federal and Michigan environmental regulations are among the personal qualities sought. Interested candidates shall send resume to Richard@GRTUSA.com. Relocation to Traverse City is preferred but not required.


Mid-Level Scientist / Geologist, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Business Line: Environment
Position Title: Mid-Level Scientist / Geologist, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Date: August 30, 2018

Job Summary
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated mid-level geologist (or related field) for employment in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office. The position is perfect for an experienced science field lead or manager in the environmental consulting field that wants to expand their career at a global company. AECOM can offer a vast array of opportunities for a driven individual. Our Grand Rapids office is currently performing groundbreaking work on several sites that involve emerging contaminants. These high profile projects, along with our strong backlog of consulting work, will help to broaden the knowledge, experience level and value of our employees.

Click here for details.


Environmental Project Manager, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Business Line: Environment
Position Title: Environmental Project Manager, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Date: August 30, 2018

Job Summary
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated mid-level science oriented, environmental or project manager for employment in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office. The position is perfect for an experienced science lead or field manager in the environmental consulting field that wants to expand their career at a global company. AECOM can offer a vast array of opportunities for a driven individual. Our Grand Rapids office is currently performing groundbreaking work on several sites that involve emerging contaminants. These high profile projects, along with our strong backlog of consulting work, will help to broaden the knowledge, experience level and value of our employees.

Click here for details.


TRC - Hydrogeologist/Environmental Scientist - Ann Arbor, MI (posted 8/9/18) - pdf

A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a global consulting, engineering and construction management firm that provides technology-enabled solutions to the power, oil and gas, environmental and infrastructure markets. We serve a broad range of public and private clients, steering complex projects from concept to completion to help solve the toughest challenges.

TRC’s vision is to solve the challenges of making the Earth a better place to live – community by community and project by project. We value Safety, Quality, Integrity, Creativity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Passion.

POSITION: We currently have an opportunity for a Hydrogeologist/Environmental Scientist in our Ann Arbor Michigan Office. The position will include the following activities:

  • Collection of soil and groundwater samples and performing and evaluating aquifer tests.
  • Management of subcontractors.
  • Oversight during monitoring well and piezometer installation and development.
  • Evaluation of sample results including generation of tables and figures to illustrate collected data.
  • Hydrogeologic assessments and technical evaluations regarding sources, transport, and fate of groundwater and soil contamination.
  • Development of remediation alternatives evaluations.
  • Determination of the potential chemical impacts and development of recommendations in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.

REQUIREMENTS AND NECESSARY SKILLS: The successful candidate shall possess the following attributes:

  • Master of Science degree highly preferred, degree must be in Geology, Hydrogeology, or Earth Science with environmental focus and coursework and/or experience in hydrogeology, geohydrology, or groundwater geology, and/or chemical fate and transport in the environment.
  • For recent college graduates or for those candidates that will graduate in 2018, an internship or cooperative education experience with an environmental consulting firm is preferred.
  • The preferred candidate will possess excellent communication and writing skills, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple deadlines for multiple Project Managers.
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) is mandatory. Fluency with gINT, LogPlot, and/or ArcGIS or other geographical information system software is preferred but not required.
  • Candidate is expected to possess solid technical and problem solving skills and must be willing to accept occasional short and long term field assignments, and must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Qualified candidate will be expected to interact with clients, vendors, and subcontractors.

Candidate possessing a 40-hour HAZWOPER health and safety training certificate or an up-to-date 8-hr annual refresher course certification is preferred. Candidates without current certification or without prior 40-hr training will be required to attend (and receive certification).

For more information about this position, or to apply for this position, click here.


ACTION: By 8/9/18, DEQ WRD 2 Geologist 9-P11 vacancies (posted 8/6/18)

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan/jobs/2161434/geologist-9-p11-2-vacancies-great-lakes-shorelands-unit?keywords=geologist&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs The response deadline is 11:59 PM EDST, 8/9/2018.

These positions will conduct site-specific reviews of proposed groundwater and surface water large quantity withdrawals to determine whether they are likely to cause adverse resource impacts to stream flow, fish, and other uses of inland lakes. These positions will review groundwater models submitted by property owners or their consultants. These positions may also create and calibrate their own groundwater models for proposed large quantity withdrawals.


Environmental Resources Group, LLC (ERG) is seeking candidates open positions in our Detroit, Wixom, and Muskegon, Michigan Offices (posted 7/9/18) - pdf

Environmental Resources Group, LLC (ERG) is a premier, fully integrated professional environmental services firm positioned to service public-and private-sector clients. ERG employs engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals. The firm is a leader in the key markets that it serves, including agriculture, transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, and government. More information on ERG and its services can be found at www.ERGrp.net. Please e-mail your resume to info@ERGrp.net.

About the Business Line

Environment
Our team of environment specialists offer expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary 1-Staff Geologist/Engineer/Environmental Scientist

ERG is looking for environmental professionals (1 years to 5 years of experience) in the Regulatory Compliance/Permitting, Due Diligence, and/or Site Assessment/Remediation areas. Ideal candidates will be skilled in compliance support services, report writing, and be familiar with the environmental regulations. 40-hr/8-hr HAZWOPER is required.

Candidates should be willing to accept some travel possibly once or more a month. Candidates must have a valid Driver’s license and be prepared to confirm US residency or document that he/she has the legal authority to be working in the USA.

The position (based on experience) will be salary based and is negotiable. Other standard benefits such as, paid sick days, vacation days and allowances for health care are also available.

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced degree in environmental engineering or hydrogeology is preferred.

Job Summary 2-Project Manager-West Michigan

ERG is looking for an engineer, geologist, or environmental scientist to join its Muskegon office. The person selected for this position will manage, complex work on projects related to site characterization, and evaluation of contaminated sites.

Project work will include managing scope, schedule, and budget using teams of resources; preparing and implementing work plans and cost estimates for many types of environmental projects. ERG project managers oversee completion of reports, interact with internal and external customers, and track project budgets.

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, geoscience, geology or hydrogeology, have 5 or more years of experience related to Phase I/Phase II ESAs, site investigations, site characterization, data interpretation, and reporting, and have project management experience. Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication capability is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced degree in environmental engineering or hydrogeology is preferred. Candidates will have business development and client relationship experience and have an established network with industry personnel and industry associations.

What We Offer
ERG is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes ERG a great place to work and grow.

ERG is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

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