Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking an experienced Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessor to join our dynamic team in Kennesaw, GA.
Are you an experienced Human Health Risk Assessor with some background in Ecological Risk Assessment who is interested in career growth and is technically competent in the consulting industry? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a worldwide company with an established team of professionals? We have an excellent career opportunity for an individual with technical skills, experience in project management, and the ability to mentor staff. This position requires the individual to provide technical support and solutions for the client.
Build strong work relationships with existing and prospective clients
Provide technical leadership in all phases of human health risk assessment (or ecological risk assessment), including, but not limited to, site characterization, fate and transport modeling, data quality objectives, quantification of risk and hazards from contaminants, and development of site-specific remedial goals for a range of environmental media
Provide litigation support to clients in matters related to risk assessment
Serve as task manager or primary author for work plans, technical reports, and other technical submittals
Conduct statistical analysis of complex datasets, fate and transport modeling, exposure/risk modeling, and vapor intrusion modeling for hazardous chemicals
Direct scientific literature research, review site documentation, and provide expertise in human toxicology and Superfund risk assessment
Develop conceptual site exposure models
Respond to inquiries pertaining to human health and environmental effects of specific chemical substances
Lead or direct field sampling with field oversight opportunities (e.g., surface water, soil, sediment, biota, and/or groundwater)
Prepare technical proposals with limited supervision and assist in the preparation of large-scale proposals
Strong commitment to company’s Beyond Zero Safety program
Follow company safety standards, site safety standards, and maintain safe workplace practices
Skills / Qualifications
Degree in toxicology, biomedical sciences, or similar field is preferred
Master’s degree or equivalent work or research history
Professional registration or certification preferred
Minimum 5-10 years of related risk assessment experience; Consulting experience preferred
In-depth demonstrated knowledge in all areas of risk assessment and toxicology
Understanding and background with multiple state and federal regulatory frameworks (RCRA, CERCLA, NEPA, NRDA, etc.); Experience with Georgia Hazardous Site Response Act (HSRA) preferred
Experience with water quality issues and soil/sediment contamination concerns
Experience with indoor air vapor intrusion modeling
Experience with lead exposure modeling for human health risk assessment
Strong oral and written communication skills with a proven ability to prepare reports and proposals
Working knowledge of statistics, including ProUCL, and MS Office applications
Working knowledge of risk assessment databases
Strong project management and client skills, including ability to manage scopes, schedules, and budgets for projects and work tasks
Proven proficiency at project coordination
Must be able to travel locally and nationally as necessary
Must be located in the Atlanta area or willing to relocate to the Atlanta area
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.