PFAS Scientist / Engineer
Oak Ridge, TN 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a staff geologist, scientist, or engineer to support environmental projects at multiple office locations, including: Twinsburg, OH, Oak Ridge, TN, and Earth City, MO.

The successful candidate will support a variety of environmental investigation, remediation, and monitoring projects at government and commercial facilities across the Unites States. Anticipated task activities will include, but are not limited to: site surveys and inspections, multimedia sampling, groundwater monitoring well installation oversight/abandonment, and support to remediation system design/construction/maintenance. Candidates will also support the preparation of technical work plans, reports, and permits. Candidates will conduct scientific analyses of environmental data resulting from field operations, and support development of graphical and written investigation results. Candidates will assist with coordinating technical documents through various stages of generation and production, communicating and working effectively with diverse project teams and project management, and working within designated schedules and budgets


  • Manage the collection of investigation data including sample results from soil, groundwater, sediment, and surface water media, site engineering data, and pertinent literature or site-related data.
  • Compile, interpret, and report data to meet project quality assurance requirements under Federal (e.g. CERCLA), state, and/or client programs (including PFOS, PFOA, GenX).
  • Writing technical reports of complex technical analysis
  • Development, analysis, and selection of remedial alternatives and exit strategies.
  • Comply withLeidos and client Environmental Compliance and Health & Safety programs.
  • Willing and able to travel up to 40% to work locations with ability to pass background checks, obtain access to, and conduct work on, U.S. Government installations

Required Education & Experience:

  • BS or MS degree in Environmental Engineering or Science or related field.
  • More than three years of experience in the environmental restoration field.
  • A minimum of 1 year directly relevant PFAS Remedial Design or Remedial Action project experience

Required Skills:

  • Expertise in emerging PFAS technical guidance, health and regulatory issues, and impacts on DoD
  • Interpretation and analysis of chemical, geotechnical, geologic, and/or engineering data to address project/reporting requirements.
  • Attention to detail and ability to conduct work in accordance with written plans and procedures.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and collaborate across multiple Leidos offices.
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint).
  • Valid driver's license.

Desired Skills:

  • Prior completion of OSHA 1910.120 hazardous waste worker certification (40-hour HAZWOPER) and OSHA occupational physical exam and medical clearance allowing performance of field work at hazardous waste sites).
  • Professional credential or progress toward obtaining certification in field of specialty (e.g, EIT, GIT, PG, Certified Soil Technician, CPSS, etc.)
  • Specialized skills/experience in an environmental technical area such as experience in a laboratory setting; familiarity with drinking water treatment; industry safety requirements and waste disposal methods; environmental statistical methods (e.g., trend analysis); environmental databases; or commonly employed contaminant fate/transport models.

Pay Range:


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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