• Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer

    Bechtel CorporationReston, VA 22096

    Job #1372669876

    • Requisition ID: 231516+ Position Title: Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer+ Location: Reston, VA+ Relocation Authorized: National - Family+ Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship+ Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background checkBechtel, a 120-year-old company, has more than 55,400 colleagues; completed more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries and established presence in 7 continents. We are very proud to be named the Top U.S. Contractor by the Engineering News-Record for the 17th consecutive year. In the Nuclear, Security and Environmental global business unit, the demand for our expertise is growing as we deliver the entire project life cycle: from research and development through engineering, procurement, construction and operation to decontamination and decommissioning. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that make the world cleaner and ~~~ invite you to join our team for this very interesting opportunity!# POSITION OVERVIEW:Responsible for integration of environmental issues and requirements into proposals, planning documents, permit/license applications, design specifications and criteria, construction plans and schedules, bid specifications, and subcontract packages for Bechtel projects. Has technical responsibility for interpreting complex requirements, evaluating and applying appropriate scientific/environmental engineering principles, and formulating scopes of work, plans, and methodologies suitable for achieving and maintaining compliance with environmental requirements. Provides technical assistance to other Environmental Services (ES) personnel assigned to projects and other project functions. May be assigned as a technical lead for a specific task(s), serve as a Project Environmental Lead on several projects, or serve as a Project Environmental Services Supervisor on a small to medium project.# JOB DIMENSIONS:A. Supervision Received+ Receives technical and administrative supervision from the Manager of Environmental Services, Environmental Services Manager, Principal Environmental Scientist/Engineer, or supervisory-level Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer. If assigned full-time on a project, receives supervision and work assignments from the Project Environmental Services Supervisor, Project ES&H Manager, Project Manager, or Construction Manager.B. Supervision Exercised+ May directly supervise other environmental scientists/engineers and provide technical oversight and direction to environmental subcontractors.C. Contacts+ Maintains relationships with internal Bechtel organizations (e.g., Engineering, Construction, and Subcontracts), customer, and contractor/subcontractor representatives to coordinate technical/scientific issues, new technologies, and integration of ES functional responsibilities into project proposals, design specifications, construction plans and schedules, and subcontractor bid packages.+ Maintains contact, as appropriate, with government regulatory and resource agencies to obtain current information on new regulations, program initiatives, and technical requirements and standards.+ Maintains contact with other ES personnel (e.g., Project Environmental Lead) to keep them informed of changing requirements and to provide technical assistance as needed.+ Maintains contact with customers to exchange information on ES issues, technical information, and new technologies.# PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Works with global business units on bid decisions, proposal development, and estimates (scope, constraints, schedules, budgets) with respect to integration and compliance with environmental requirements.2. Provides technical support to feasibility studies, site assessment studies, and project risk assessments.3. Technical knowledge of scientific systems and calculations, application of scientific methods and materials, and application of scientific computer programs.4. Preparation and review of NEPA and permitting documents.5. When assigned as Project Environmental Lead (PEL), responsible for coordinating appropriate consideration of environmental requirements with (Sub)Contracts, Engineering, and Construction personnel.6. Provides environmental technical support and assistance to Bechtel projects and coordinates environmental requirements and formulation of mitigation measures with project-assigned ES personnel, engineering leads, construction supervision/management and onsite ES&H representatives during construction.7. Participates in meetings with customers, project team members, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of environmental requirements that may affect project design, schedule, and cost.8. Responsible for drafting Environmental Compliance Plans, Construction Environmental Control Plans (CECP), project specific mitigation plans, environmental awareness training programs, and technical reports.9. Provides recommendations and input for revising ES procedures, work processes, and other quality improvement measures.10. Conducts environmental compliance inspections of project construction activities to monitor compliance with environmental requirements including contractual commitments, permits, and the project's CECP.11. May be assigned as a full-time PEL on a medium to large project, or as PEL on multiple smaller projects, or as a Project Environmental Services Supervisor on a single small project.12. When in supervisory role, implements personnel policies (e.g., conducts employee performance evaluations) and provides technical direction to staff.# JOB KNOWLEDGE:+ Advanced knowledge in a field of science, environmental engineering, or related discipline.+ Knowledge of environmental sciences/engineering systems, principles, and methodologies.+ Knowledge of national and international environmental laws/regulations and regulatory/resource agencies' permitting processes and responsibilities, industry standards for environmental compliance, and best management practices for minimizing potential environmental impacts during project execution.+ Knowledge of NRC and DOE regulations pertaining to the NEPA process.+ Knowledge of engineering and construction systems, methods, and work processes.+ Knowledge of construction planning, estimating, procedures, and execution.+ Experience in managing and/or providing technical oversight of environmental subcontractors or consultants.+ Experience in environmental monitoring and compliance inspection during construction.+ Knowledge of hazardous materials and waste management, erosion and sediment control methods, and restoration techniques.# BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:+ Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences (e.g., biology, ecology, forestry) or physical sciences (e.g., geology, meteorology), or environmental engineering from an accredited college or university.+ Prior practical work experience in office settings (e.g., managing environmental programs, budgets and staff) and field environments (e.g., construction execution and/or operating facilities) performing the responsibilities listed above.+ Skilled in oral and written communication.+ Knowledge of Bechtel's organization structure, functions, and administrative procedures.+ Knowledge of Bechtel standard computer applications.# ADDENDUM:Salary Grade Determination# Grade 26+ Prior experience and demonstrated skills in performing the required duties.+ Plans and coordinates work requiring independent judgment and experience in the application of scientific/environmental engineering techniques and formulation of environmental mitigation measures to reduce potential adverse environmental impacts.+ Possesses nine (9) years of environmental related experience in addition to the Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering or science field from an accredited college or university; or 15 years of environmental related experience in lieu of a formal degree.+ Typically possesses advanced degree (e.g., MS, PhD) in fields of science, engineering, or business management and/or possesses environmental-related certifications from national/international accrediting organizations/associations.# Grade 25+ Prior practical work experience in office settings (e.g., managing environmental programs, budgets and staff) and field environments (e.g., construction execution and/or operating facilities).+ Performs work in the environmental field which requires extensive knowledge of scientific/environmental engineering concepts, experience, and demonstrated ability.+ Possesses six (6) years of environmental related experience in addition to the Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering or science field from an accredited college or university; or 12 years of environmental related experience in lieu of a formal degree.+ Typically possesses Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences (e.g., biology, ecology, forestry), physical sciences (e.g., geology, meteorology), or environmental engineering from an accredited college or university._Shaping tomorrow together!_Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right-no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries._An Equal Opportunity Employer._ All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.