Project Scientist Level I
Embrace a world of career possibilities today! Ransom is looking for a full-time Project Scientist Level I to join the team, working out of our Office in Maine. We encourage candidates with the following backgrounds: geologists, environmental scientists, engineers, and/or industrial hygienists to apply to this important consulting role.
Who We are:
Ransom Consulting, LLC for over 35 years has been a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental company, providing value-added and resilient solutions to our clients. We live and work in the communities we serve and have a vested interest in the success of our partners’ projects. Always innovating, our team continually delivers sustainable solutions for our projects, our partners, and the planet.
What you will be doing at Ransom:
The Environmental Project Scientist serves on a variety of multi-disciplinary project teams. You will be responsible for conducting and/or participating in environmental investigations and remediation projects.
- Conducts site reconnaissance and municipal, state and federal file reviews in support of due diligence projects and reports
- Conduct field investigations, including but not limited to overburden and bedrock drilling programs, test pitting, well gauging and ground water sampling/surveying, indoor air sampling
- Conduct field hydro-geological assessments including hydraulic conductivity tests, pump tests, geophysical assessments
- Oversee subcontractors to ensure timely and within project scope and budget
- Submit sampling to approved vendors ensuring appropriate chain of custody of documentation is completed, authorized and filed
- Remediation system installation, operation and maintenance, and
- Oversee/coordinate underground storage tank (UST) removals and associated soil removal actions
- Follow site safety protocols and brings issues/concerns to project manager in timely manner
- Develop draft report(s), letters, work plans, etc. in concert with other project team members
- Develop summary tables and site plans/drawings and other supporting documents as appropriate
- Prepare project documents including borings logs, test pit logs, daily field logs, chains-of-custody, site sketches, etc. in a manner consistent with Ransom SOPs
What you bring to the Ransom team:
- Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in an engineering, geologic, or environmentally oriented field of study.
- 0-3 years of experience in an environmentally oriented company; may include internships.
- Familiarity with field equipment for field investigations and assessments helpful.
- Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret and draw conclusions from scientific data.
- Excellent research and writing skills, including the ability to present scientific and technical data in a succinct, meaningful way for client reports.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to keep project managers apprised of issues and concerns in a timely manner.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple project tasks with limited supervision.
- Frequent travel to job sites and work that is conducted in variable weather conditions.
- Valid driver’s license and ability to drive to job sites throughout Ransom’s geographic region (can be up to 3+ hours away)
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis due to the need to transport and work with field equipment.
- This position participates in our Medical Monitoring Program.
What do we offer?
Of course, we offer competitive salaries and great benefits, but what makes Ransom stand out from the crowd?
- Medical, dental and vision plan options with wellness benefits
- Basic Life Insurance, Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
- Flexible workplace to support work life balance
- 401(k) Savings Plan
- Paid time-off and holidays.
- Employee assistance program
- Professional development assistance
- Tuition reimbursement
Ransom is an Equal Opportunity Employer