Environmental Project Scientist or Geologist

Science Gibbsboro, New Jersey Edison, New Jersey West Chester, Pennsylvania


At Weston Solutions, Inc. you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions.
Employee-ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston continues to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future.

The Environmental Project Scientist or Geologist will be responsible for the planning and direction of the work for project sites.  Responsibilities include the day-to-day direction/ project execution, field planning, data compilation and processing, report preparation, and budget tracking, on up to 4 tasks/projects simultaneously.

Location: Gibbsboro, NJ (preferred) Edison, NJ or West Chester, PA

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • BS or BA in natural sciences or engineering
  • 6-10 years in environmental engineering or environmental science, with 6 years or more in site remediation projects involving site and remedial investigations, remedial alternative analysis, and remedial design.
  • Experience in performing remedial investigations and remedial actions in New Jersey is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of NJDEP technical requirements and guidance documents for site remediation is preferred.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues or problems in the field and office is required.
  • Experience in oversight of field activities, including drilling operations & monitoring well installation, excavation and UST removal activities, soil, groundwater, and waste sampling, hazardous/non-hazardous waste requirements, SI/RI/RA investigations and field work implementation, H&S requirements and personal and/or community air monitoring is desired.
  • Excellent communication skills working with subcontractors, regulatory agencies, and clients is preferred.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Able to work well with project team members and other consultants or companies.
  • Able to identify problems, evaluate potential solutions, and address these items with field/office team members as well as with clients.
  • Able to provide safety oversight in the field and be versed at completing safety related documents.
  • Certifications for the following: 40 hr OSHA HAZWOPER, First Aid/CPR, and 8 hr Supervisor. A plus if you have a 10 hr or 30 hr OSHA Construction cert.  

Expected Outcomes:

  • Tracks samples, analyzes data, and prepares reports on projects.
  • Maintains up-to-date sampling, monitoring, and testing techniques ensuring the credibility of data collected.
  • Prepares and recommends scientifically valid and appropriate quality assurance program for data collection activities.
  • Coordinates scientific findings with other scien­tific disciplines and organizations.  Demonstrate inter-relationships of biological and chemical parameters measured.
  • Provides technical assistance to ensure that the environmental report is technically valid, and results are coordinated for added continuity and control of project reports.
  • Prepares the sections of proposals relating to his or her area of specialty within regards to scope, man-hours, and equipment needed.
  • Is familiar with potential hazards (safety and health) associated with project activities and advises project manager of procedures to mitigate.
  • Acting as a working leader, coordinates all sampling and analytical activities in an efficient manner to ensure that the project requirements and deadlines are met.
  • Coordinates the preparation of required interim and final reports for projects.
  • Acts as liaison with other scientific and engineer­ing disciplines to ensure the efficient and smooth implementation to project directives.
  • As needed, conducts literature surveys encompass­ing all disciplines studies for projects.
  • Site responsibilities range from being totally responsible for the execution of a job to directing the efforts of 2 to 6 people from his/her own and other departments.  At times, may function as part of project managed by another depart­ment of division.  Output may consist of a few pages or an entire report.
  • Serves as leader of a field data collection team with ability to train project team members. 
  • Available to supervise up to 4 projects including managing day to day activities on specific investigation assignments.
  • Controls all field operations, data collection techniques, analyses, timetables, field budgets.
  • Aids in proposal preparation.
  • Analyzes problems via literature search and information compilation.  Understands and conducts scientific literature searches. 
  • Assesses data as it relates to project information collected.
  • Produces results in the form of reports  

We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a generous, comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the personal needs of its people and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
  • Paid time off plus personal, holiday and parental leave.
  • Life and disability plans.
  • Critical illness and accident plans.
  • Work/Life flexibility.
  • Professional development opportunities. 

Salary Range: $56,200 - $75,000 - $93,600