Area of Interest:
Environmental & Infrastructure
The Shaw Group provides premier engineering, design, construction, and maintenance services to government and private-sector clients in a wide array of industries, including the energy, environmental, infrastructure, and emergency response markets.
Shaw is seeking a Scientist to work in our Miami Lakes office. Opportunity to perform a variety of engineering and scientis work in the initial planning and design phases of projects. Performs other duties as required. The ideal candidate will have experience with groundwater and soil quality projects; field reporting and scheduling, and Phase I and II ESA, Florida Department of Transportation Projects and knowledge of South Florida regulatory agencies requirements. Shaw is a dynamic company that encourages teamwork and leadership in both technical study and the community. As a result, our projects are varied and challenging.
Work activities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Collection and interpretation/evaluation of scientific data, development of plans, specifications, analyses, evaluations, maps, position papers, procedures and reports. Communication of technical concepts, evaluation results, plans, reports, etc. via oral presentations; and ensures conformance to applicable technical standards as well as company policies and procedures. Other duties include compiling data for project reports, collecting and compiling field data as required, assisting in proposal efforts as directed, documenting technical data for management review, providing other duties as assigned, assisting with preparation of labor/material estimates and design packages for clients. Ensures conformance of work to applicable FDOT and FDEP codes and standards as well as company policies and procedures. While the day-to-day responsibilities of the job will vary with experience and education, responsibilities could include a combination of the following:
- Soil and groundwater sample collection
- Surface water sampling
- Field inspections
- Assimilating field data
- Technical report preparation
- Project coordination
- Interaction with clients and regulatory agencies
Organizes own work to meet deadlines set by others. Communicates information, asks questions and checks for understanding. Builds team effectiveness skills within own work team. Requires Bachelors or Masters Degree in Geology/Environmental Sciences or equivalent. Must have a minimum of two years of experience. Strong communication skills, a valid driver's license with a good driving record and the ability to work in the field (all seasons, full days, and carrying equipment) are required.
The Shaw Group is one of the world's largest power plant engineering and construction contractors, as well as a top environmental...