EPS Environmental Services, Inc., a Chicago based environmental consulting firm is seeking an Environmental Scientist for a full time position.
Responsibilities and Duties
Under the direction and supervision or guidance of experienced field personnel and/or direct supervision of the project manager or senior staff, represent EPS Environmental and interact in a professional manner with clients/representatives, ensure administrative policies and procedures are followed, and understand and apply safety requirements.
Responsibilities include conducting Phase I Environmental and similar Assessments per ASTM standards, traveling to field assignments and technical writing.
Qualifications and Skills
Two (2) years of prior related work experience; experience in due diligence consulting including Phase I Environmental Assessments and similar environmental assessments; understanding of standards and regulations which apply to ASTM 1527; conduct file reviews to assist in the compilation of data and information for the property investigations; report preparation including reviewing laboratory data, previous environmental reports/investigations; ability to work effectively as a team as well as independently; Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science or related field required. Experience with desktop and industry-specific software (e.g., MSOffice, AutoCAD). Must have sound written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail and ability to communicate clearly with on-site contacts, supervisor or project manager regarding work assignments; strong sense of responsibility and work ethic and demonstrate efficiency in writing with the ability to manage time and multiple projects; other related duties and responsibilities may also be assigned.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable with a clean driving record.
Physical Job Requirements
Travel to project sites year round and perform site inspections depending on particular assignment.