Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a Mid-Level Human Health Risk Assessor to execute and/or direct human health risk assessment projects and provide senior technical leadership for human health risk assessment projects and proposals.
Support the preparation of human health risk assessment reports under various regulatory programs (Massachusetts Contingency Plan, CERCLA, RCRA, and other state/provincial regulatory programs) as directed by the Senior Risk Assessor
Interact with Amec Foster Wheeler's project managers and external clients to understand and develop details of risk assessment objectives, detailed scope, and budgets
Identify, on a project-specific basis, the project team (data manager, entry-level and junior risk assessment staff, GIS professional, senior technical reviewer) needed to complete the assignment; Direct and coordinate activities of the project team to complete the required technical scope and to meet the identified schedule and budget; Interact with senior technical reviewer to complete risk assessment reports
Serve as support author of risk assessment reports and in some cases will serve as primary author
Contribute to preparation of proposals to win new work for large comprehensive projects that include a risk assessment component; Evaluate options and make recommendations to support risk-based closure strategies
Manage smaller projects with limited oversight from senior and principal scientist
Mentor and direct junior staff assisting on project execution
Maintain up-to-date technical expertise in risk assessment and follow regulatory developments
Assist client account managers in maintaining positive client relationship, continued sales and growth
Interact with regulatory agencies as required
Skills / Qualifications
Degree in Toxicology, Biology, Public Health or related scientific discipline
Eight to ten years of consulting risk assessment experience with at least three years’ experience directing risk assessment projects and serving as the primary author of risk assessment reports
Excellent knowledge of the principles and standards of scientific study, field investigation and sampling, experimentation, research, and documentation
Excellent understanding of and experience applying human health risk assessment principles and procedures as well as MCP and CERCLA risk assessment guidance and policy
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Ability to work effectively with team members as well as independently
Ability and experience in developing compliance strategies and site closure strategies based on detailed understanding of regulations, policies and guidance
Human Health Risk Assessment experience with some minor experience in Ecological Risk Assessment preferred
Master’s Degree is preferred academic training
Strong background providing environmental consulting services to clients in the industrial/commercial, transportation, energy and government sectors
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.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.