Staff Scientist-Data Acquisition Specialist (DAS)
Job Specific Skills/Duties:
Education and/or Experience:
- Maintain rigorously detailed documentation of field activities
- Communicate/present conclusions and results in clear written and oral reports
- Collect environmental data (groundwater, soil, surface water, sediments, and soil vapor)
- Complete soil core logging and monitoring well installation oversight
- Oversee subcontractors
- Operate, maintain, and monitor various mitigation systems
- Earth-moving tasks via shovels or hand augers
- Lift pumps, remediation equipment, equipment cases, sample coolers and other items
- Assist Data and Mapping Specialists with map/figure development
- Review data deliverables, maintain project data, and support other uses of the data
- Collect GPS and survey elevation data in the field
- Interpret basic chemical, geological, and hydrological information
- Assist in data preparation for use in documents, work plans, and reports under direction of senior staff
- Effectively use Windows-based computers and word processing and spreadsheet software
BS degree in Geology, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography, or related degree
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and speak and hear.
- The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
- The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.
- The employee must regularly operate a computer and other office equipment (copier, fax, etc.).
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, the ability to adjust focus, and the ability to judge distances.
- Strenuous fieldwork under a variety of site and weather conditions.
- Able to work overtime and travel
- Potential exposure to natural (e.g., poison ivy) and chemical hazards; and
- Heat and cold are oftentimes an issue.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts; in outside weather conditions and can expect to encounter toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee must be able to make frequent trips to local sites and travel via air and land on temporary assignments. Land travel may require the use of company or personal vehicles. Therefore, a valid driver's license in good standing is required.
15266 Ann Drive, Bath, Michigan 48808 / Phone 517-641-7333 / Fax 517-641-7337