Employment Opportunities

Conestoga-Rovers & Associates (CRA)

Entry-Level Geology Job (Exton, PA)

Conestoga-Rovers & Associates (CRA) provides comprehensive engineering, environmental consulting, construction, and information technology solutions for our clients. With more than 30 years of experience in providing high quality and responsive services, CRA has grown to over 90 offices and 3,000 employees working on projects worldwide.

 

Conestoga-Rovers & Associates has an opening in our Exton, Pennsylvania office for an Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Geologist, who aspires to become an active employee in a vibrant, well-established company.

 

If you’re driven, fast track your career here.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for field work and office work for remediation of contaminated sites located primarily in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware
  • Field work includes, but is not limited to: sampling soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, soil gas, and indoor air; aquifer testing; closure of underground storage tanks; oversight of remedial actions; and, oversight of geophysical testing
  • Office work includes, but is not limited to: subcontractor coordination; report writing; summarizing data in tables and figures; and additional client support such as cost estimation

Job Requirements:

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, or related major
  • 0-3 years of previous environmental experience; including sampling environmental media
  • Oversight of UST removal considered a plus
  • Experience working with Act 2 and Chapter 245 (USTs) in Pennsylvania
  • Experience working in site remediation in New Jersey under the ARRCS Rule, SRRA, and NJAC 7:26E a plus
  • Ability to travel and perform field work
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER is also a plus

 

To learn more about why CRA is the perfect place to bring your career check out our website www.craworld.com

EOE No phone calls please and no third party firms. This position does not offer visa sponsorship.

See their website to apply or go directly to: 

http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx? SiteID=beyond001&Job_DID=JHT4QQ6NVYKXVS78162

Posted April 21, 2014

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AMEC Environment & Infrastructure

Blue Bell, PA

 

Environmental Scientist

 

Role Overview

AMEC E&I is currently seeking an Environmental Scientist in our Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, office.  Position will include, under the direction of a project manager or program manager, environmental field investigations, report writing and other project related tasks associated with environmental sampling, site investigation, remediation, and other physical or natural science based project work.

 

Key Responsibilities

Conduct field work at sites in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York under the technical direction of a senior scientist to conduct environmental baseline sampling of surface water and ground water, participate in investigation and remediation of impacts to soil and ground water, and collection of air/gas samples.  Conduct municipal, state, and federal file reviews to assist in the compilation of data and information for the investigation or remediation of projects.  Assist with Phase I Environmental Site Assessments in accordance with ASTM 1527-05.  Assist environmental staff with report preparation to include reviewing and tabulating data, coordinating the drafting of plans and other visual, and report writing.   Position could potentially entail travel at least 30% to 50% of available hours.

 

Role Requirement/Experience

Recent graduate to two years environmental consulting experience.

 

Education

BS/BA in Geology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, or one of the physical of natural sciences.

 

Skills

Knowledge of the principles and standard of scientific study, field investigation and sampling, experimentation, research, and documentation.  Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Ability to work effectively with team members as well as independently

 

Preferred Qualities

The ideal candidate for this position is an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a strong desire to learn.  Strong interpersonal and writing skills are critical.  Previous field experience and OSHA 40 HAZWOPER certified are preferred.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

http://ww.ihireenvironmental.com/ppc/dp/03/27195789?ispd=1&Campaign=IndeedPPC

Posted April 14, 2014

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Liberty Personnel

representing client seeking

 

Junior Environmental Scientist

 

Job Description

Client is an Environmental Consulting Firm, who is looking for an Environmental Specialist/Consultant (junior level).  Environmental engineer/Geologist will conduct environmental sampling, support well testing and rehabilitation projects, evaluate and analyze data, and assist with technical report writing.  Candidate will work in an effective team environment, learning and taking instruction from mid and senior staff, and support industrial and federal clients meet project goals and objectives.  Additional duties include data reduction/evaluation, technical analysis, and reporting of project.  The company is an equal opportunity employer.

Basic Qualifications

BS/MS in geology or environmental science or engineering or a related discipline 0-5 years environmental field experience, engineering and/or remediation company.  Knowledge, and preferably experience, with various environmental media investigations, and consulting.  Ability to demonstrate willingness and aptitude to perform field work in varying weather conditions.  Attain and/or maintain 40-hr HAZWOPER certification and the ability to maintain the highest standards of Health & Safety in all work.  Work toward obtaining designation as a Professional Engineer or Geologist.  Have a strong work ethic.  Candidate should be energetic and communicate effectively with client personnel.  NYC experience a plus.

http://www.beyond.com/jobs/junior-environmental-scientist-exton-pa-145848046-job.html

Posted April 14, 2014

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Impact issues that matter this summer with the Fund for the Public Interest

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country. We run campaigns for the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America. This summer we will be in over 50 cities, working and lobbying to help win environmental and social justice campaigns. 

Last summer our staff helped stop toxic gas drilling, worked to end subsidies for junk food, and built support for equal rights for all Americans- all while building valuable leadership skills. Currently, we have paid positions open on our campaign staff in each of our locations. We require that interested candidates are hard workers and have excellent communication skills. 

As a member of our staff, you will fundraise, build membership for our partner groups, and educate and activate citizens on pressing issues. You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other non-profit organizations. While on staff, you gain knowledge of pressing concerns our country is facing, learn how to effectively generate public support, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process. 

We will be holding information sessions and interviews at West Chester on Tuesday, and Wednesday, 4/29-4/30 at 10, 2, 4, and 6 in the Sykes Student Union.

To apply follow the link below or call 1-800-75-EARTH (753-2784):

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1va-mBkaiCzLDIHurR-I0LXq5MVRGVTS-0T0hhcLnLm4/viewform

Jim McEnerny, Summer Staffing Director

Posted April 11, 2014

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Cardinal Scholars

Join our platform!

 

Cardinal Scholars is an in-home and online tutoring service that gives exceptional tutors affiliated with top universities the chance to be matched with elementary, middle, high school, and high school students in need of additional academic support. We now offer our services to the West Chester area and seek tutors who meet the following criteria:

  • Are fantastic teachers and have experience teaching others.
  • Are academically curious and intelligent.
  • Attend or have graduated from West Chester University as either an undergraduate, graduate, or professional student.

 By creating a profile you have the opportunity to be matched with a client if your services are requested! It doesn't take long to apply, create a profile and be part of our community.

The benefits of working with us include:

  • Freedom to set your own schedule (we expect you to be taking classes yourself!).
  • No time to start taking on students this term? That’s okay! You can still join our platform and begin taking on students this summer or next term - whichever is most convenient for you.
  • Competitive compensation starting at $20/hr.
  • Get to know great families from the community who will really appreciate your help.

 

Coming on board as a tutor is not a guarantee of immediate tutoring work, but offers the opportunity to be considered for an assignment if we receive a tutoring request in your area for in person tutoring and/or around the country for online tutoring.

 

Interested? Please go here to apply: http://www.cardinalscholars.com/apply.php

 

To learn more about our company, visit: http://www.cardinalscholars.com

 

Rachael Midlam

Program Coordinator

rachael@cardinalscholars.com

http://cardinalscholars.com

Posted April 10, 2014

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WESTON SOLUTIONS, INC.

1 WESTON WAY

WEST CHESTER, PA 19380

(610) 701-3000

www.westonsolutions.com

 

 We are currently seeking a Staff Level Hydrogeologist/Geologist to work as part of an environmental team on site investigation and assessment-related environmental projects.  The ideal candidate will possess 1 - 3 years of experience in the following areas:

  • Air rotary, mud rotary, geoprobe and hollow stem auger drilling observation

  • Soil and rock type identification and classification

  • Preparation of boring and well installation logs

  • Groundwater, stream and soil sampling

  • Data reduction, graphing and being versed in Excel to use basic mathematical and statistical operations

  • Plotting and interpreting groundwater elevation data

  • Groundwater modeling experience or training

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing

  • 40 hour HAZWOPER training a plus

  • Duties involve approximately 50% field activities and 50% office work

  • Ability to supervise subcontractors and work in a team environment

  • Clean driving record

  • Good writing skills with ability to produce technical reports

Posted March 27, 2014

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Museum Manager

A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum

Michigan Technological University

 

The A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum at Michigan Tech invites applications for a full-time professional staff appointment at the Museum Manager level. The manager is responsible for being the professional public interface for the museum visitors, including tours and answering mineral and geology questions. The manager is responsible for purchasing and managing the inventory of the gift shop. The successful candidate will have a Masters or Bachelor’s degree in geological sciences or related field or equivalent experience. Experience in retail sales or business is desirable. The manager is expected to have excellent communication and customer service skills.

Michigan Tech has a total student population of about 7000 and is located in Houghton, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, “gateway to the Keweenaw” which is considered one of the best 100 small towns in America (www.cityofhoughton.com). The museum is committed to be recognized nationally and internationally for its collections and exhibits, and demonstrating its stature as the official mineral museum of the state of Michigan. Interested candidates can learn more about the Museum at: www.museum.mtu.edu.

Applicants should apply through Michigan Tech Human Resources at https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/1296.

Questions about the position can be addressed to Museum Director, Dr. Ted Bornhorst (tjb@mtu.edu). Review of applications will begin January 20, 2014 and will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Expected starting date is negotiable.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Posted December 12, 2013/Status Update February 7, 2014

 

Internship Opportunities

Newlin Grist Mill Museum Education Internship

 

The Newlin Grist Mill, located in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, seeks a qualified intern to assist with the coordination, planning, design, and implementation of education and interpretive programs.  This internship is designed to expose college and university students or recent graduates to the multi-faceted nature of museum education.

 

Interns will experience a wide range of museum education responsibilities such as creating educational materials, leading tours, and developing educational content for children. The primary duty of this intern will be assisting with the Summer Discovery Camp program.  The education intern will play an integral role ensuring the success of this program by preparing supplies and materials, overseeing scheduling, interacting with camp staff, campers, and parents, documenting camp activities, assisting with instruction, and providing excellent customer service to camp parents.

 

Term:

Summer 2014 (July 1st through August 16th) 320 hours (8 weeks)

 

Experience in the following areas is preferred:

  • Experience supervising and teaching children
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience providing outstanding customer service
  • Creative, positive, and energetic
  • Excellent computer skills, including Word and Excel
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must have transportation to the site
  • A college junior or senior or M.A. candidate in education, history, environmental studies, or related field.  Interns are encouraged to utilize this experience for college credit.

 

Stipend:

$1800.00

 

To Apply:

Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and three references and have an interview. 

 

Submit cover letters and resumes to:

Andrea Gómez | Newlin Grist Mill

219 S. Cheyney Rd.|Glen Mills, PA 19342

610-459-2359 |agomez@newlingristmill.org

Posted March 27, 2014

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National Science Foundation Supported Research Experiences for Undergraduates

The National Science Foundation support many research opportunities for undergraduates. To search for one in your field of interest, please go to: http://scec.usc.edu/internships/useit