Junior Scientist/Engineer

  • Wood
  • Durham, NC, USA
  • Jan 11, 2019
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Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Junior Scientist/Engineer to join our team in Durham, NC. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide support to the daily operations and staff members in the Durham, NC, office; Approximately half of the support will be provided to the Environmental Compliance Branch and half to the USDA BioPreferred Program
  • Specific environmental compliance tasks will include traveling to job sites to gather environmental compliance data via personnel interviews, records review, and/or direct measurement; In-office tasks may vary greatly and include analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing technical data for reports and presentations, writing technical memorandums and reports, and reviewing and summarizing related environmental regulations
  • Specific BioPreferred Program tasks will include identifying products for inclusion in the BioPreferred Program, assisting industry representatives with the completion of documentation necessary to register their products under the program, assisting USDA with processing product applications, helping to develop regulations to govern the program, marketing the program to industry and consumers, and assisting with editing, fact-checking, and production of reports describing the economic impact of biobased products

Skills / Qualifications

  • Recent master’s or bachelor’s degree in science or engineering (environmental engineering, environmental science, chemistry, biology, or similar field)
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and switch gears quickly
  • Ability to work with or without extensive oversight
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to communicate complex regulatory or scientific information to clients and the general public
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to solve complex problems
  • Demonstrated experience working successfully in a team environment
  • Must pass drug screening, background check, and physical exam

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate