Parsons Corporation Scientist, Principal Environmental in Somerset, New Jersey

Scientist, Principal Environmental


Somerset, New Jersey, United States

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Ready to put your scientific expertise to work on marqueeenvironmental projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of analytical tasks on complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Principal Environmental Scientist for our rapidly expandingenvironmental remediationproject located inPerth Amboy, NJ.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your environmental scientific experience and engineering techniques will propel your career forward. We need our Scientists at this level to applyexperience and increasing proficiency in the use of technical theories, practices, and company policies.

In this role you will serve as a task leader responsible for developing project scope, schedule and budgets for various environmental remediation projects.Technical responsibilities include compiling and evaluating a variety of data.You may analyze test data, develop or prepare descriptive charts, figures, or matrices; test specifications; or make recommendations regarding these items. Our scientists at this level are qualified professionals, proficient in utilizing most of the relevant theories and practices of the discipline. Assignments may involve the application of computer models and require an in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements and control strategies relevant to their technical areas.


  • Plans and directs interdisciplinary environmental projects of large scope and complexity.

  • Serves as a technical leader and as a recognized expert in field of practice.

  • Provides regulatory compliance consulting services as an authority in field of specialty.

  • Prepares proposals and cost estimates.

  • Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.

  • Prepares and presents technical papers and reports. May review and assist in completing technical reports and documents prepared by others.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • 4-year degree in a science curriculum related to the assigned discipline

  • 5-10 years of related work experience including experience as a task leader

  • Requires a demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication skills

  • Practical experience with Insitu Chemical Oxidations (ISCO), air sparge/soil vapor extraction, and other insitu treatment technologies.

  • Thorough understanding of all environmental rules and regulations

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.