JOB POSTING: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST

Professional Environmental Engineers, Inc. (PE) is a full-service environmental consulting firm that specializes in providing cost-effective environmental solutions for both government and commercial clientele. PE is seeking a part-time to full-time Environmental Scientist with at least 3-7 years of experience to support a project office in Downers Grove, Illinois. The ideal candidates will meet all of the minimum requirements listed below. PE is seeking dynamic individuals capable of working with a team of professionals to assist primarily on stormwater and environmental remediation projects. Assignments usually include one or more of the following: field inspections, field sampling, report preparation, data validation, data entry, data calculations, data compilation, and other activities requiring knowledge of environmental principles and techniques commonly employed in the environmental consulting arena. Interested applicants should send a resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an environmental-related discipline (environmental science, environmental or civil engineering, soil science, biology, and environmental geology).

  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills. Applicant must be capable of summarizing investigation findings and field methods. Strong communications skills are required as the successful candidate will work with other scientists, engineers, project managers, and clients in the execution of projects.

  • Experience (field or office) with the development and/or execution of stormwater management plans and the performance of environmental compliance inspections. Experience with wetland and/or T&E surveys is a plus.

  • Knowledge of environmental permitting and regulatory programs, particularly those specific to Illinois and the Chicago area. Experience with CERCLA and RCRA is also desirable.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.

  • Proficiency in computer software programs, particularly MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER is required.

  • Ability to travel (a minimum of 25%).

 

Posting Notices:

PE is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

PE is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  If you need assistance applying, please call 314-531-0060.

PE has a Drug-Free Workplace Policy and requires all job applicants to take a drug test prior to hire.  An applicant who fails the drug test will not be hired.

Due to the nature of this position, in order to help assure the employee is able to perform his or her duties safely, an annual physical examination will be required upon employment.