Full Time

Environmental Remediation Task Lead

Posted 2 weeks ago by WSP
Portland, ME
Application ends: April 29, 2023
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Job Description

**Environmental Remediation Task Lead**

Req ID **11907**

**Environmental Remediation Task Lead**

**Who We Are**

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

**Our Business**

We are a global leader in environmental consulting – made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder – with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

**This Opportunity**

WSP is currently seeking a Geologist / Environmental Scientist / Engineer as a technical task manager to join our North Atlantic Operations team and will reside in our Portland, Maine office. The successful candidate will provide technical support for project managers on commercial and federal clients, primarily in the northeast. Projects generally include delivery of investigation and remediation projects at contaminated Sites. Prior experience in writing work plans, analyzing and evaluating environmental data and assisting with report preparation for submittal to our clients and regulatory agencies, is desired.

**Your Impact**

+ Assist in planning and scope development for various environmental site investigation activities

+ Provide support to field staff to who are working to complete soil borings and groundwater monitoring well installations, collect soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air, and soil gas samples in complex field situations

+ Resource to the project manager and owner and may serve as a point of contact for addressing project-related questions, changes in scope of work, quality concerns or project delays

+ Prepare components of site investigation reports including work plans, data summaries, calculations, tables, figures, charts, drawings and report text

+ Assist Project Managers and project teams, ensuring effective client communication and relations

+ Organize field work, assign tasks, and work with other staff specialists to complete assignments

+ Participate in proposal efforts

+ Collaboration and participation in technical discussions with team members

+ Full engagement in project responsibilities and working closely with project manager to ensure timeliness of regulatory submittals and client satisfaction

**Who You Are**

**Required Qualifications**

+ BS or MS in Geology, Environmental Science or Engineering, or related technical field

+ The ideal candidate will possess 3 to 5 years of task management experience

+ Environmental project experience in multimedia site investigations and remediation

+ Demonstrated staff management and leadership ability

+ Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients

+ Effective communication, report writing and presentation skills

+ Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with team

+ Must pass background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy

+ Physical Demands: Ability to remain on feet for extended periods of time either stationary or walking


**Additional Requirements**

+ To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

**Additional Details**

+ **Travel Required:** N/A – No travel required

+ **Job Status:** Regular

+ **Employee Type:** Full

+ **Primary Location:** PORTLAND – CONGRESS ST

+ **All locations:** US-ME-Portland

**About WSP**

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.