Staff Engineer / Scientist

NewFields - Red Bank, NJ (30+ days ago)3.8

Job Description Summary

The Staff Engineer/Scientist performs various analysis and design tasks related to data evaluation, remediation, feasibility study analysis; and design, construction, and operation of soil and groundwater remediation systems. Using various scientific methodologies and disciplines, this position will help collect, synthesize and study source data used to assess remediation alternatives and compile high quality technical reports and presentations.

Position Requirements

Education Requirement : Bachelor's degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or related discipline.

Experience Requirement : 2-5 years

Software : MS Office is required; AutoCAD and ArcGIS is a plus.

Required Registrations/Professional Designations : Not required.

Required Travel : Domestic

Physical Demands: Position requires sitting for long periods of time, extended hours working on a computer and lifting up to 30 pounds. Field assignments are located in a variety of climate conditions and may require standing, squatting, bending and lifting up to 30 pounds over prolonged periods of time.

Essential Functions

  • Support nature and extent contamination evaluations, support risk assessments and evaluate remediation alternatives.
  • Knowledge of NJDEP regulations and guidance documents.
  • Experience conducting environmental field investigations and data collection/sampling.
  • Oversee staff conducting field activities (i.e., drilling, sampling, maintenance activities, and routine testing) and subcontractors.
  • Conduct site testing, design/optimize remediation systems, evaluate viable remedial alternatives, and prepare detailed cost estimates.
  • Evaluate, select, and apply standard techniques and procedures for engineering analysis
  • Compile and assess environmental data using spreadsheets, databases and GIS.
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate and professional technical reports and presentations.
  • Document research and review related to environmental impacts.
  • Participation in team based project work resulting in client satisfaction and the on-time completion of quality technical work product.

The ideal candidate shall have excellent problem-solving and analytical skills and sound judgment with a desire to learn new skills while working in a collaborative environment. The position requires superior written and oral skills and the ability to interface effectively with personnel and clients. Position requires candidate to perform field work and be HAZWOPER trained.

NewFields is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, military status, family status, marital status, genetic information or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.

No relocation is provided. Salary is negotiable and based upon experience.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Required)