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Environmental Scientist I

Employer
Navarro Research and Engineering
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Sector
Science, Environmental Sciences
Organization Type
Corporate
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Navarro Research and Engineering is recruiting for an Environmental Scientist I in Las Vegas, NV.

Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro's success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our clients.

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:

The Environmental Scientist I performs activities and tasks in support of characterization and environmental restoration of hazardous and radioactive waste sites located at the Nevada National Security Site.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
  • Under general supervision and guidance has the skill and ability to perform moderately complex professional tasks.
  • Ability to organize own work independently in order to meet established objectives, using discretion in performing duties.
  • Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential function.
  • Ensures documents are clear, concise, and conform to regulatory and technical requirements.
  • Must be able to contribute to a positive work environment and participate in a team atmosphere.
  • Knowledge of fundamental principles, concepts and techniques in environmental science and regulatory compliance related to NEPA, RCRA, CERCLA, CWA, CAA, TSCA, FIFRA and natural resources laws and regulations.
  • Ability to document and record work activities as appropriate.
  • Works to assigned procedures.
  • Responsibilities encompass a variety of tasks that may include both office and field work.
  • Ability to conduct historical research as required by the assigned work activities. Research may include but is not limited to historical documents, engineering drawings, conducting interviews of past and present NNSS workers.
  • Field visits to the NNSS or TTR may be required to support assigned work activities. Field activities may include visual surveys, sampling, or providing support for other coworkers.
  • May be required to prepare technical reports with supervision.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in science, engineering or technical discipline and up to 5 years of experience in the environmental industry.
  • Fundamental knowledge of mathematics and science.
  • Fundamental computer skills, i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, email, etc.
  • Meet minimum safety training requirements, such as OSHA, 40-Hour, HAZWOPER.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • When working at the Nevada Support Facility at DOE, NLV Complex the work is primarily office and office support.
  • If conducting work in the field, physical effort may be required, up to and not limited to lifting, bending, reaching, standing and walking for long periods of time.
  • May require travel and performing work at remote locations.
  • Overtime may be required to complete assigned task.
Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.

Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

As a Federal contractor, Navarro complies with all Federal guidelines. Due to the current mandates on COVID-19 vaccinations, if you are offered employment, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment unless you are legally entitled to a religious or medical accommodation.

Benefits
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
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