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Environmental Due Diligence Specialist
$94k-115k (estimate)
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WSP USA is Hiring an Environmental Due Diligence Specialist Near N BROADWAY,

Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. 
As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Environmental Due Diligence Specialist for our St. Louis, MO office. The following locations will also be considered: Kansas City, MO. Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. As an environmental scientist with WSP, you will grow your career on a variety of project types. Our clients span a wide range of industries, including renewable energy, petroleum, transportation, industrial/commercial, mining, and local government agencies. You will be involved in a variety of projects from long-term endeavors with established project teams, to short-term, quick-turn projects with self-driven groups and individuals. Our goal at WSP is to help you succeed by using your expertise and fostering additional abilities to integrate you into our team as you develop your technical and management skills. 

Our ideal candidate has a strong work ethic and drive for excellence, is adaptable to changing schedules and circumstances, and has strong attention detail, as well as analytical and problem-solving skills. The candidate also has excellent communication skills (written and verbal), the ability to work alone or within a larger team.

Your Impact

  • Conduct desktop and field environmental due diligence assessments of industrial and commercial facilities, roadway corridors, and vacant properties, including Phase I environmental site assessments.
  • Assist with regulatory research for environmental compliance projects.
  • Synthesize large amounts of information contained in regulatory files, environmental permits, and other environmental documentation.
  • Collect and document field data and observations in a clear and organized manner utilizing appropriate personal protective equipment and workspace monitoring equipment.
  • Assist in the collection of environmental samples (soil, groundwater, surface water, and vapor).
  • Analyze, evaluate, and interpret field and analytical data obtained during field investigations.
  • Evaluate findings, make recommendations, and prepare written and verbal reports. Prepare data and visualizations such as tables, charts, accurate reports, and illustrations.
  • Write technical reports summarizing research with findings and conclusions, generating complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems, field/work site notes, and software.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science, environmental studies, environmental policy, engineering, earth science or a related discipline.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience working as an environmental scientist, due-diligence experience a plus 
  • Working knowledge of U.S. environmental laws and regulations, including but not limited to RCRA, CERCLA, SARA, CWA, and CAA, international experience a plus
  • Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials.
  • Must be able to pass a HAZWOPER physical and be medically able to wear a tight-fitting respirator.
  • Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required, and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to wear a full-face respirator.
  • Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.
  • This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.
  • Must have strong analytical skills and be able to solve problems independently, using knowledge gained from increasing experience.
  • Self-sufficient, self-motivated and ability to work under pressure of deadlines.
  • Valid US driver's license.
  • Travel up to 30% of the time. Must be willing to make trips on short notice, including to local sites, and travel via air or land. When overnight travel is required, it is typically 1 to 3 nights per trip.
  • Capable interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a scientific and non-scientific audience.
  • Effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results orientation, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, follow instruction, work independently, and comply with company policies.
  • Moderate proficiency with business writing, office automation and communication software, technology, and tools.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training, DOT Training, CPR and First Aid Training, and other related environmental certifications.
  • Experience conducting Phase I environmental site assessments following ASTM International Standard E 1527-13 and ASTM Rural Standard E 2247-16.
  • Proficiency in ArcGIS software.

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