Project Environmental Scientist, Geologist or Engineer

Location: Ewing, NJ Posted Date: March 4, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 11815 Careermine Job Id: 1437962
ERM is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented Environmental Geologist/Engineer/Scientist to join our growing team in Ewing, NJ. Working under the direction of project managers and partners, the successful candidate will work on interesting site investigation and remediation projects throughout the MidAtlantic and other US locations. You may also have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, covering the full spectrum of ERM's services.

This is a great opportunity to work with ERM's technical experts to implement the latest engineering and remediation technologies, while building the required experience to obtain your professional registration.

  • Support projects involving site investigation and remediation of contaminated sites for clients with technical/regulatory issues in New Jersey.
  • Assist with completion of Preliminary Assessments and Phase 1s including site inspections, facility interviews, and file reviews.
  • Contribute to the preparation of scope of work documents and sampling plans for proposed investigation activities. Assist with preparation of reports presenting the results of site inspections, investigations, and other remedial activities. Support work includes preparation of tables, figures, and writing draft narratives summarizing proposed or completed field activities and findings for Project Manager Review.
  • Participate in field work related to remediation of contaminated sites, including collection of soil, groundwater, soil vapor, indoor air, surface water, and/or sediment samples. Field work will also include general oversight of field activities related to drilling, well installation, health and safety, subcontractor management, and implementation of remedial measures including pilot studies, system construction, injection programs, and excavation.
  • Although primary role will be within the contaminated site management group, may also support other practices such as transaction services, air quality and climate change, performance and assurance, etc.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with other ERM employees, clients and subcontractors.
  • Develop a skill set that will allow for advancement to a task manager and project manager position. This includes beginning to manage logistics of field work and supporting the overall project management responsibilities.
  • Assist with due diligence assessments consistent with ASTM Phase I standards and other global protocols, including broad-based compliance assessments, and follow-on Phase II environmental site assessments.
  • Begin to develop client relationships by interacting with clients at job sites and also supporting the Project Manager with general client management and correspondence duties.
  • Willingness to travel to sites that require overnight stay for periods of 1-2 weeks at a time, or more, as needed to support field work at sites outside of our immediate vicinity.


  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in engineering, geology, environmental science, or related discipline.
  • 3 to 7 years' experience in the environmental consulting or related field.
  • Some familiarity of the local New Jersey regulatory climate would be beneficial but not required, including familiarity with the NJDEP Technical Requirements for Site Remediation (TRSR), Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA), Administrative Requirements for Remediation of Contaminated Sites (ARRCS) and NJDEP Site Remediation Program guidance documents and policies.
  • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills.
  • Previous environmental field work experience and 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification is preferred, but not required.
  • Strong commitment to safety, including following established Health and Safety protocols.
  • Valid driver's license and a good driving record.
  • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Local candidates preferred, or willingness to relocate.


Please submit your resume and brief cover letter below. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview OR Video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!


[Company] is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.

For over 40 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.

Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.

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

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