Mid-Level Remedial Engineer/Scientist (Power)

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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Mid-Senior Level Engineer to join our team in Novi, MI. 


Are you an Engineer with 7 to 10 years of environmental experience?  Are you looking for an opportunity to work with Senior Staff on a variety of technically challenging projects?  Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established environmental consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions?  We encourage you to apply for this opportunity.  We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.


Key Responsibilities

The position is approximately 30% field work and 70% office work on a variety of projects including industrial, state and federal sites. The successful candidate will perform routine office assignments (technical and non-technical). 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Travel to project sites in Michigan and the Great Lakes Area
  • Manage/oversee contractors executing various remedial technologies for soil, groundwater and sediment remediation, demolition, and other construction activities - Remedial technology construction projects include soil vapor extraction systems, in-situ thermal and chemical oxidation, excavation, caps/covers, sediment dredging and stabilization, and groundwater pump and treat systems. Other construction projects involve execution of decommissioning and demolition projects from small building to power/chemical plant facilities, installation of retainage systems (e.g., slurry walls, sheet walls), and other general civil site work and associated components (e.g., piping, electrical, PLC and HVAC installations)
  • Prepare conceptual site models and remedial alternatives analyses
  • Prepare bidding documents and requests for proposals and assist in subcontractor procurement for environmental remediation projects
  • Prepare of cost estimates to implement remedial technologies
  • Review contractor submittals including equipment, work plans and QA/QC plans
  • Track payment applications, requests for information, change order requests and general construction phase submittals
  • Self-implement or oversee implementation of remediation activities - This may include managing and/or assisting junior staff involved in the project
  • Conduct project closeout activities including final inspections, completion of punch lists, record drawings, and contract closeout
  • Complete operation and maintenance inspections of remediation systems under guidance of an experienced operator
  • Office activities, including analysis and interpretation of analytical results and preparation of summary reports under the guidance of a Senior or Principal Scientist/Geologist or Engineer
  • Manage and analyze large environmental datasets with spreadsheets and other technical software, prepare plots and quantitative summaries, and document methods used to analyze data
  • Prepare engineering calculations, engineering drawings, technical memoranda, and other deliverables related to communicating and documenting a civil/environmental engineering design and construction
  • Participate in training events, project meetings, and engineering team meetings
  • Work and travel safely, follow company and site safety standards, maintain permits and training certificates

Skills / Qualifications

The successful candidate must have the following attributes:

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work effectively under deadlines and within budgets.
  • Strive to understand client’s objectives and craft solutions that incorporate client needs tailored to site conditions
  • Require nominal supervision and review of work
  • Work in a team setting with other engineering disciplines and Wood offices
  • Learn and stay up to date on state and federal environmental regulations and guidance
  • Ability to deliver processed data in an organized fashion, following data management standards
  • Maintain successful client relations; our professionals work on many projects at one time and must be able to build and sustain relationships

 Basic/Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or related field
  • 7 to 10 years environmental experience including environmental remediation engineering
  • Understanding of means and methods and ability to perform engineering calculations and designs associated with environmental remediation technologies and treatment systems
  • Experience in construction associated with remediation technologies, demolition, civil type work, CSI specifications, and construction drawings
  • Strong fundamental math skills
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and organizational abilities
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours if required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Michigan PE license
  • Computer literate – MS Word, Excel, Project, GIS and CADD familiarity
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • HAZWOPER 40 hour training  

Physical Demands:

  • Working outside in various weather conditions, uneven terrain
  • Driving
  • Office/Field work with computer


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. 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.


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