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Environmental Scientist 7

Company: CDM Smith
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Why CDM Smith?CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.Job DescriptionCDM Smith is searching for a senior environmental statistician to join our Environmental Services Group in a full-time capacity. This position will be a national role, and therefore location can be any CDM Smith office in the US or can be fully remote anywhere in the United States. In this role, the candidate would perform the following tasks:--- Provide senior level review and technical support to a team of environmental professionals using the latest data analysis methods and software tools in support of contaminated site characterization and remediation. --- Provide technical support on statistical analysis of environmental datasets comparing control and treatment effects--- Provide senior geostatistical support to a team of programmers developing internal data analytical tools for use across multiple projects.--- Conduct multiple variable analyses to develop statistically defensible relationships between contaminants in sediment, soils, surface water, groundwater, and/or biotics as functions of sediment grain size, sediment total organic carbon content, tissue concentrations, or other metrics.--- Perform geostatistical analyses, including kriging, co-kriging, indicator kriging, block kriging, conditional simulation, and regression methods--- Create customized geospatial analyses for quantitative evaluation of interactions between scale, uncertainty, and cost to evaluate remedial alternatives--- Conduct spatial and temporal trend analysis in biotic tissue contaminant concentrations to support risk management decisions as they relate to evaluation of proposed remedial options--- Perform sample size determinations using power analyses for comparisons of site and background for baseline and long-term monitoring programs--- Perform probabilistic risk calculations (e.g., Monte Carlo simulations)Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree in Science or related discipline with professional scientist registration/certification OR Master's degree in Science or related discipline. 12 years of related experience. Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.Skills and AbilitiesExpert Knowledge of standard field protocols for their respective discipline. Expert knowledge of scientific methods and processes. Expert Knowledge of Microsoft business software (excel, word, etc.). Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Expert knowledge of regulations (federal, state, and local) governing environmental review and project implementation.Preferred QualificationsThe preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in a related field with extensive geo-statistics experience in analyzing and interpolating large spatial 3D/4D environmental contaminant datasets, preferably including soil, groundwater, sediment, and/or biotic tissue data. The candidate should also have extensive knowledge of various interpolations methods: kriging, radial-basis-function, inverse-distance-weighting, and nearest-neighbor. Knowledge of the following programs is a plus: GIS, Surfer, C Tech's EVS-Studio, Seequent's Leapfrog Geo/Works, R, MATLAB, SAS, ProUCL, and Minitab.Assignment CategoryFulltime-Regular Amount of Travel Required0% EEO StatementWe attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.U.S. Vaccine Employment MandateCDM Smith has taken proactive steps throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the health and safety of our employees, clients, subcontractors, and visitors. As part of our continuing efforts to combat the pandemic and to comply with the U.S. President's Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 3, 2021, as a condition of employment, all employees will be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of such COVID-19 vaccination or alternatively have applied for and received approval for a religious or medical exemption.Background Check and Drug Testing InformationCDM Smith reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.Agency DisclaimerAll vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.Business UnitTSUGroupESOEmployment TypeRegularVisa Sponsorship AvailableNo - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position Job Site Location: Washington - BellevueRequisition ID: 29408BR

Keywords: CDM Smith, Bellevue , Environmental Scientist 7, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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