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Environmental Scientist

GHD Baton Rouge Full-Time
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Working with the Environmental Emergency Response group as an Environmental Scientist in our Baton Rouge office this position offers a variety of work:
•Support project teams on a variety of environmental emergency response projects involving hazardous materials (haz-mat)•Assist with data collection, investigation, remediation and technical reporting of environmental projects with a strong focus in Emergency Response and subsurface investigations •Perform environmental field work such as monitoring well installation, groundwater monitoring, soil & surface water sampling and collection of air samples •Required to be on an “on-call” personnel rotation•       Required to have strong verbal and written communication skills•Provide support for emergency response field efforts
What you will bring to the team:
•Bachelors' degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Health & Safety or related field •3 years of previous experience in an environmental related field•       Previous demonstrable experience responding to spill and/or haz-mat related events on a 24/7/365 basis is a plus•Ability to perform field work and willingness to travel > 70% of the time •Excellent mechanical & electrical aptitude•Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook •Previous Railroad and/or Oil & Gas spill response experience is a plus •OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER training is also a plus •Strong attention to detail and accuracy•Excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet project timelines •Self-motivated and willingness to work as a team in a fast-paced environment
To learn more about why GHD is the perfect place to bring your career, apply today and check out our website at www.ghd.com
Our commitment to you 
Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity. 
GHD provides attractive career options including professional development with our GHD Business School and family-friendly flexible work arrangements. 
Why GHD? 
Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities. 
So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?
About GHD
As one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. 
In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience. 
Interested?
Please submit your cover letter and resume to the apply link above.
As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status. 
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