Project Process Safety Scientist

Published
July 28, 2022
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
Job Type

Description

Project Process Safety Scientist

Req ID 4477

Project Process Safety Scientist

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. Were looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. Thats why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

Golder is now officially part of WSP, adding approximately 7,000 consultants and service providers across Canada, the United States, Latin America, Asia Pacific,Europeand Africa. Golders world class expertise within the Earth and Environmental sector and Mining industry will be added to WSPs platform, creating new opportunities for employees and clients. Together we become the leading global environmental consulting firm, with approximately 14,000 environmental experts.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Project Process Safety Scientist for our Jacksonville, FL office. This individual will provide technical support on a variety of Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Program (RMP) compliance projects, as well as assist on a variety of environmental health and safety (EHS) projects.

Your Impact

  • Collect, identify, and compile observational, spatial, and environmental data from samples of air, soil, water, sludge, and other matrices for projects, investigations, and surveys.

  • Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to determine exact locations of project areas, site impact, habitat types, and associated physical and wildlife sensitivities.

  • Assist with preparing environmental survey reports, data entry, impact assessment, and assist with permitting activities for assigned projects (e.g. Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act permitting, CEQA, NEPA, etc.).

  • Maintain quality control standards and procedures for accurate and precise measurements, statistical analysis, and reporting

  • Perform professional environmental science work and assist with conducting investigations, inspections, and environmental studies and surveys to gain further information on a particular environmental problem or issue, verify site characteristics, and/or to plan for future environmental needs.

  • Prepare data and visualizations such as tables, charts, accurate reports, and illustrations for the interpretation or presentation of data, findings, or analyses.

  • Write technical reports summarizing research with findings and conclusions, generating complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems, field/work site notes, and software.

  • Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but are not limited to, the maintenance of sample collection, laboratory documentation, written procedures, monitoring systems, and logbooks.

  • Maintain and calibrate equipment and tools, troubleshooting and reporting on malfunctions, and performing inventory control activities.

  • Assist in the analysis, evaluation, and interpretation of environmental data obtained during field investigations, offering input with developing action plans for low to mid-level threat mitigation and permitting activities projects to minimize impacts to the health of the environment and the population.

  • Assisting with other EHS compliance projects and on EHS audit teams. This individual should expect to spend approximately 50% of their work time at client sites throughout the United States. This individual should be capable of conducting visual inspections at industrial facilities, including climbing ladders, walking up stairs , and wearing Personal Protective Equipment when required.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Natural Resource Management, or a related life sciences field.

  • 3 to 5 years of experience working as an environmental scientist and completing environmental surveys, fieldwork, habitat and impact assessments, and/or construction monitoring.

  • Prior experience with GIS software and Trimble GPS units and ability to use technology for data collection.

  • Analytical skills, and prior experience with research techniques, local/regional ecology and habitats, and applicable species required.

  • Knowledge of relevant environmental laws, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.

  • 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

  • Experience developing and auditing PSM and RMP programs in industrial settings.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical report writing, proposal writing, and leading PHA teams.

  • Proficiency with PHA Pro or similar PHA software.

  • Proficiency in using EPAs RMPComp software and RMP Esubmit reporting

  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree is preferred.

  • 40-Hour OSHA Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER) (29 CFR 1910.120) preferred.

  • Basic First Aid and Adult CPR training desired.

  • Certification in field (i.e.,PE, CSP, CIH, CHMM, or equivalent).Training and experience in Layer of Protection Analysis technique.

Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: 50%

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: JACKSONVILLE - BAYMEADOWS RD

  • All locations: US-FL-Jacksonville

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employees career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.#LI-HYBRID

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