Environmental Scientist/Engineer – Watts Architecture & Engineering

  • Science & Engineering
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • Buffalo

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening

Job Description


What began as a one-man environmental engineering consulting firm in 1986 has purposefully grown into a leading design services-firm. Watts is now a full-service architecture and engineering (A/E) firm excelling in architecture, civil, environmental, transportation, structural engineering, and construction monitoring services with offices in Buffalo, Syracuse, Rochester and New York City. As an interdisciplinary team of architects, engineers, and community builders, we work hand in hand with our clients to realize enduring designs ? to create space for what matters.

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Environmental Scientist in our Buffalo office. Clients will include various state agencies (NYSDOT, SUCF, DASNY, NYSDEC, OGS, NYCDEP), local governments, and authorities (NYPA, PANYNJ, etc.) across New York but with an upstate New York focus. Individual projects may include bridge, trail, highway, aviation, building, planning, and institutional redevelopment and expansion projects.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsible for the completion of environmental assessment and design tasks. Work will include Phase I environmental site assessments, Phase II field investigations (oversight of drilling rigs, soil, and groundwater sampling, monitoring well installation), and environmental inspection and oversight of remedial cleanup work. Work will also require the development of specifications, drawings, and preliminary cost estimates in support of these projects. As part of an engineering firm, many of the projects will include a design component and the development of specifications and associated design drawings. Employee must be equally comfortable in the field and preparing reports.

Perform fieldwork, documentation, and research as requested

Assisting with or preparing design documents

Familiar with NYSDEC and USEPA environmental regulations

Maintain client relations

Additional tasks may include the completion of building inventories and sampling methodologies for proposed renovation or demolition projects.

Perform other duties as assigned

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