Current Openings

GSI Environmental Inc. is a private engineering and science consulting firm consisting of environmental engineers, geologists, and scientists.  GSI handles a multitude of unique and complex environmental projects, which involve a dynamic working environment that challenges you on a daily basis.  GSI is known for exceptional client service, technical and regulatory expertise, and an ability to lead complex projects typical of larger firms.  Learn more about GSI by visiting https://gsi-net.com.

WHAT DOES GSI LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES?

GSI’s primary goal is to provide exceptional client service while solving our clients’ most challenging problems.  We accomplish this by hiring top candidates in the environmental engineering and science field with a strong work ethic.  We look for candidates that can become assets to focused project teams by providing exceptional skills in client relations and communications, problem-solving abilities, technical collaboration, and attention to detail and quality control.

WHY CHOOSE GSI?

GSI is an employee focused, growing company with superior compensation, benefits, professional development, and potential for advancement. GSI Environmental Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  You can learn more about careers and employment at GSI by visiting https://gsi-net.com/en/careers.html/ and about our generous and competitive benefits package at https://gsi-net.com/en/careers/benefits.html.

Positions in Texas: Houston

Senior-level Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Hydrogeologist
Marketing and Communications Coordinator 
Database Specialist
Entry Level Environmental Engineer/Scientist 
GIS Specialist 
Summer Internship

Positions in Texas: Austin

Principal Engineer/Hydrogeologist
Mid- Level Environmental Engineer/Scientist

Positions in California

Senior Level Environmental/Remediation Engineer, Irvine, CA
Site Investigation and Remediation Principal, Oakland, CA
Senior Level Geologist or Environmental Engineer/Scientist, Oakland, CA
Entry to Mid-Level Environmental Engineer Orange County, California
Senior-Level Geologist, Irvine, CA
Mid-Level Environmental Engineer or Scientist 
Summer Internship

Positions in Texas: Houston
Senior-level Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Hydrogeologist
GSI has two immediate openings in its Houston, Texas office for senior-level environmental engineers/scientists. Required qualifications include advanced degrees in geosciences or engineering with at least 10 years of work experience, with heavy emphasis on environmental consulting for private sector clients. In addition, this candidate will have training and experience with groundwater contamination, contaminant fate and transport, and site investigation/remediation. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must. Employee-focused work environment in privately-owned firm, with superior compensation, benefits, development, and potential for advancement. Relocation considered.

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

GSI has an immediate opening in its Houston, Texas office for an experienced Marketing and Communications Coordinator to address our operations nationwide, including our four offices in Texas and California.  This individual will work with GSI staff to increase the visibility of the company through marketing, social media and communication efforts.  This position also maintains and updates the organizations website, photo archives, digital assets and inventory of projects.  

Duties Include:

  • Coordinate all company marketing materials and initiatives
  • Edit and manage company website content and manage social media communications
  • Create and update marketing materials to support marketing and proposal efforts by team of scientists and engineers
  • Manage inventory of projects and project descriptions
  • Assist with submissions of technical papers for presentations and publications
  • Coordinate and unify marketing efforts at conferences, workshops and seminars
  • Act as marketing contact and coordinator for proposals
  • Assist with preparing and submitting public sector proposals
  • Manage federal compliance submissions

Experience:

  • Degree in Marketing/Communications preferred
  • 5-7 years professional experience required
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills are essential
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Illustrator
  • Knowledge of HTML and web design programs
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in preparing public sector proposals

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Database Specialist
GSI’s Houston office is seeking a full-time Database Specialist.  Candidate will be responsible for working with our technical personnel to create, maintain, and analyze numerous custom relational databases of environmental data. A keen eye for detail is required along with the ability to recognize data patterns and anomalies during database updates. Secondary responsibilities will include using various analytical tools to create and update tables and graphics for use in technical reports and presentations. The qualified candidate must have advanced skills in Microsoft Access and Excel and must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.  
Summary
  • Create and maintain relational databases for environmental investigations using data from historical reports, laboratory test results, and third-party databases.
  • Develop queries to facilitate database construction, maintenance, and data analytics.
  • Interface with engineers on data needs for complex statistical and spatial analyses.
  • Execute data mining tasks using publicly available online data sources.
  • Produce graphs and tables according to style guidelines for technical reports and presentations.
  • Effectively communicate findings to internal and external customers

Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Access and Excel is required.  Unqualified candidates need not apply.
  • Proficiency with data compilation, data hygiene, database construction and maintenance, and data analytics.
  • Knowledge of basic database design, ETL (Extract, Transform, Load), and data integrity validation methods.
  • Proven ability with environmental, oil & gas, or other scientific data a plus.Bachelor’s degree in information science, computer science, or environmental science
  • Bachelor’s degree in information science, computer science, or environmental science..
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, Python, or R also a plus
  • Acute attention to detail is required.
  • Must be able to meet tight project deadlines and multi-task.


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Entry Level Environmental Engineer/Scientist

GSI Environmental Inc. has an immediate opening for an entry-level Geologist or Environmental Engineer/Scientist in our Houston, TX office. This position entails conducting field investigations and assisting the project team in evaluation and reporting field investigation results under the direction of a senior professional

  • Duties include:

  • Supporting preparation of technical documents, including quality assurance project plans, monitoring/sampling plans, health and safety plans, field reports and regulatory reports.
  • Performs assignments requiring application of standard techniques procedures and criteria
  • Performing field inspections and sampling of environmental media (soil, groundwater, sediment, surface water, etc.)
  • Compiling and evaluating technical data and coordinating with laboratories.
  • Managing environmental data and databases
  • Communicating with subcontractors and other staff

  • Qualifications include:
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Geology, Civil/Environmental Engineering or Chemistry
  • Master’s degree a plus
  • 0- 2 years of experience
  • Experience with data management, review, and statistical analysis
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently and as part of a team
  • 40-hour Osha HAZWWOPER certification a plus
  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record
  • Ability to travel


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    GIS Specialist

    GSI is seeking a full-time GIS Specialist to join our team in Houston, Texas, to assist with the visual representation of complicated technical concepts.  This position entails a firm understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software and the use of spatial databases.  You will support both domestic and international environmental and engineering projects that include litigation support and expert witness work, environmental investigation and remediation, risk assessments, permitting and compliance, research and development (R&D), and more. 

    Key responsibilities for the GIS Specialist position include, but are not limited to:
    • Utilize GIS and associated ESRI ArcGIS software (ArcGIS Desktop/ArcGIS Pro) to visualize and analyze environmental and spatial data;
    • Generate visualization tools, such as GIS maps, for litigation support, reporting, statistical analyses, professional presentations and workshops, and more;
    • Work alongside Database Specialists within the company that develop large-scale, complicated environmental databases utilizing desktop (MS Access) and enterprise (MS SQL Server, EQuIS) database software, which will then be incorporated into GIS to generate visualization tools;
    • Assist other GIS Specialists within the company with project-specific tasks; and
    • Expand GIS abilities within the company to assist with geospatial and statistical analyses.

      Qualifications include:
    • Bachelor’s degree in GIS or related engineering or science discipline. (required)
    • Master’s degree in GIS or technical discipline (engineering, geography, geology, or related science).  (preferred)
    • Minimum of 3 years of work experience with similar engineering and science consulting firm.  (preferred)
    • Strong skills with ESRI ArcGIS software, including geodatabase structures and geoprocessing concepts, cartography techniques and best practices, open source GIS software(e.g.,Google Earth), data visualization, and MS Excel.  (required)
    • Strong skills with database management, MS Access, data analysis, writing, and scripting languages (such as Python, SQL).  (preferred)
    • Competency in, or ability to learn three-dimensional (3D) modeling and visualization software (e.g. Earth Volumetric Studio (EVS)).  (preferred)
    • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills and understanding of data quality control concepts.  (required)
    • Self-motivated to learn new software and new workflows with minimal guidance.  (required)
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment to meet project needs.  (required)
    • Strong time-management skills and schedule flexibility to accommodate multiple project deadlines and deliverables.  (required)
    • Familiarity with environmental analytical data and knowledge of basic statistical analyses.  (preferred)

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    Summer Internship

    GSI is seeking a full-time intern to join our team in Houston, Texas for Summer 2020.  You will support both domestic and international environmental and engineering projects that include litigation support and expert witness work, environmental investigation and remediation, risk assessments, permitting and compliance, research and development (R&D), and more.    

    Key responsibilities for the intern position include, but are not limited to:
    • Report directly to a Project Manager/Mentor and support engineers and geoscientists, working on environmental consulting projects, including investigation and site remediation, litigation support cases, and regulatory permits.
    • Work on research projects to support on-going projects or expand company services.
    • Enter, check, and evaluate laboratory data for environmental samples and compile date summary tables
    • Participate in field trips to visit operational groundwater remediation system, groundwater monitoring wells, and installation of soil borings/and or wells, if possible. 
    • Perform quality assurance checks of maps, tables, calculations, and reports 
      • Complete basic engineering and statistical calculations ·        
      • Attend project meetings with GSI staff and participate in technical discussions on tasks, schedules, etc. 
        • Present findings of research to co-workers at end of internship 

         

       

    Qualifications include:
    • Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (environmental/civil/chemical engineering, geology, environmental science, chemistry, geophysics, or related). (required)
    • Ability to work full-time in the Houston office for 8 to 12 weeks during the period of June 2020 through August 2020 (start and end dates are flexible). ·        
    • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills and understanding of data quality control concepts. (required) ·        
    • Self-motivated to learn new software and new workflows with minimal guidance. (required)·        
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment to meet project needs. (required) ·        
    • Strong time-management skills and schedule flexibility to accommodate multiple project deadlines and deliverables. (required) ·        
    • Familiarity with environmental analytical data and knowledge of basic statistical analyses.  (preferred)

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    Positions in Texas: Austin
    Principal Engineer/Hydrogeologist

    GSI Environmental is growing in Texas and has an opportunity for a Principal-level engineer or hydrogeologist in its Austin, TX office. GSI is an employee focused company with superior compensation, benefits, professional development, and potential for advancement. GSI is highly respected nationally and internationally for the quality of its professional environmental services and the technically advanced projects it has completed over its 32 years of operation. 

    The team of people you will be working with at GSI include a dedicated group of scientists and engineers in Austin who have been practicing for decades, as well as a larger team of scientists and engineers in Houston, TX, Irvine, CA and Oakland, CA who perform projects nationwide and internationally. Key opportunities include:

    Be part of a team actively engaged in applying, as well as advancing, state-of–the-art science to environmental problems.
    Join a team with substantial technical resources and the esprit-de-corps of a well-respected and established environmental consulting firm.
    Participate in the management of a smaller-sized company, with opportunity for equity participation.  

    To be successful in this position, the candidate will need to have a strong track record of business development. Required qualifications include:

    Advanced degree in geosciences or engineering with 15-20 years of work experience with heavy emphasis on environmental consulting for the private sector;
    Direct experience with groundwater/soil/air contamination, contaminant fate and transport, and site investigation/remediation
    Experience compiling and interpreting field data, constructing conceptual models, data visualization, and preparing technical reports;
    Experience coordinating directly with clients and managing project teams and budgets;
    Ability to perform independent research and analysis;
    Ability to work across geographies with experts in different offices;
    Experience with litigation support/testifying experience is a plus;
    Strong mentoring and recruiting skills desired;
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
    Skills in professional service areas that mesh with and will benefit from our strong litigation support, environmental investigation/remediation, R&D, risk assessment, and air permitting practices in Austin.


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    Mid- Level Environmental Engineer/Scientist

    GSI Environmental Inc. has an immediate opening for a Mid-Level Environmental Engineer/Scientist in our Austin, TX office.

    Duties include:

    • Preparing technical documents and compliance plans, including quality assurance project plans, monitoring/sampling plans, health and safety plans, and regulatory reports 
    • Performing assignments requiring application of standard operating procedures, techniques, and criteria
    • Performing field inspections and sampling of environmental media (soil, groundwater, sediment, surface water, air, etc.)
    • Compiling and evaluating technical data and coordinating with laboratories
    • Developing and managing field sampling campaigns under the supervision of senior staff
    • Managing environmental data and databases
    • Managing budgets
    • Managing subcontractors, including quote procurement, quality control, and executing contracting documents
    • Communicating with clients and other staff

    Qualifications include:

    • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Geology or related field
    • Master’s degree preferred
    • 3-7 years of experience
    • Experience with environmental sampling, site characterization, and/or remediation
    • Experience with data management, review, and statistical analysis
    • Experience with laboratory instruments and analytical methods a plus
    • Experience with database software, mapping software, or software development a plus
    • Experience with Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) a plus
    • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently and as part of a team
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification and current annual refresher
    • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record
    • Ability to travel
    • Flexibility to work outside normal office work hours if needed

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    Positions in California

    Senior Level Environmental/Remediation Engineer
    GSI has an immediate opening in its Irvine, California office for a senior-level environmental/remediation engineer. Required qualifications include an advanced degree in civil or environmental engineering with at least 15 years of work experience, with an emphasis on environmental consulting for private sector clients. In addition, this candidate will have training and experience with contaminant fate and transport, and site investigation/remediation. Registration required. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must. Employee-focused work environment in privately-owned firm, with superior compensation, benefits, development, and potential for advancement. Relocation considered.

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    Site Investigation and Remediation Principal
    GSI Environmental is growing in California and has an opportunity for a Principal-level professional in its Oakland, California office. GSI is highly respected nationally and internationally for the quality of its professional services and the technical breakthroughs it has created over the last 30 years.  Key opportunities include: 

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    Be part of a team actively engaged in applying, as well as advancing, state-of–the-art science to environmental problems
    ·
    Join a team with substantial technical resources and the esprit-de-corps that characterized the work environment at some of the best environmental consulting firms in the Bay Area in the past
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    Meaningful participation in the management of a smaller-sized company, with opportunity for equity participation

    To be successful in this position, you will need to have a strong track record of business development.  You will also need to be familiar with the RI/FS market and regulatory environment in northern California.  To be able to take advantage of the other technical skills in the company and marketing opportunities, enjoyment of team efforts and a positive track record of working well within technical teams and leading such teams is important.  Because we are looking to grow the northern California office, strong mentoring and recruiting skills will be essential.  Experience with technical support in litigation and testifying experience is a positive, as well as possessing skills in professional service areas that mesh with and would benefit from our strong risk assessment, groundwater modeling, environmental remediation design, and storm water practices.  The team of people you would be working with in California include a dedicated team of scientists and engineers who have been practicing in California for decades, as well as a larger team of scientists and engineers in Texas who work nationwide and internationally. 

    To be considered for this professional opportunity, please email resume to Rebecca Grant (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


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    Senior-Level Geologist or Environmental Engineer/Scientist
    GSI Environmental Inc. is seeking a Senior- Level Geologist or Environmental Engineer/Scientist in our Oakland, CA office with 8 to 10 years of experience. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and executing site characterization project, including developing work scopes and budgets, managing internal staff and subcontractors, and communicating (written and oral) with clients and other stake-holders. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, and team-building skills to support growth in our Oakland office and our overall California practice.

    Duties include:
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    Directing and managing small to moderate sized multi-disciplined projects, such as Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
    ·       
    Developing technical approaches for completing site characterization activities
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    Preparing written proposals, managing project budgets, and communicating with client and project stakeholders
    ·     
    Developing standard operating procedures for field sampling and training programs for field professionals
    ·     
    Providing technical training and support to junior staff to ensure field tasks are completed with precision and consistency
    ·     
    Working directly with clients to identify specific project needs and communicating results
    ·     
    Working independently, directing junior staff with 0 to 5 years of experience, and soliciting senior input as needed
    ·     
    Working directly with clients to identify specific project needs and communicating results

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    ·    
      8 to 10 years of related work experience required
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    Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field
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    Extensive experience overseeing environmental drilling programs and sampling environmental media
    ·     
    Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
    ·     
    Experience managing projects/tasks, including the preparation of proposals, cost tracking and maintaining budgets
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    40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification
    ·     
    Valid driver’s license and clear driving record
    •  Ability to travel


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    Entry to Mid-Level Environmental Engineer

    GSI has an immediate opening in its Orange County, California office for an entry to mid-level engineer to support the storm water and water resources practices.  The selected individual will have excellent growth opportunities and be a part of our expanding business in southern California.

    Duties include:

    • Preparing technical documents and compliance plans, including quality assurance project plans, monitoring/sampling plans, storm water pollution prevention plans, NPDES Reports, Reports of Waste Discharge.
    • Performing field inspections and sampling.
    • BMP performance evaluations/ studies.
    • Performing hydrologic calculations.
    • Compiling and evaluating technical data and coordinating with laboratories.
    • Managing databases.
    • Assisting with various tasks for construction, municipal, and industrial NPDES and compliance projects.
    • Managing budgets.
    • Communicating with clients and other staff.
    • Supporting other tasks including, but not limited to field investigation, waste management, and air permitting.

    Required Qualifications include:

    • 0 to 5 years of applied experience.
    • A Master's degree or higher in engineering with an emphasis in water quality, water resources management, hydrologeology, or environmental engineering/sciences.
    • California EIT strongly preferred.
    • Critical thinking, time management and problem solving skills.
    • Self-motivating, team-oriented work practices, strong data analysis and organizational skills.
    • Experience with data management, review, and statistical analysis.
    • Experience performing hydrologic calculations or similar course work experience (WSPG, AES, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, SWMM or other hydrologic and hydraulic software) a plus.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Office Suite).
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently and as part of a team.
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWWOPER certification a plus.
    • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record.
    • Ability to travel.
    • CISEC, CESSWI, CPESC, CPSWQ, and/or QSD/QSP certifications a plus.

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    Senior-Level Geologist
    GSI Environmental Inc. is seeking a Senior-Level Geologist for our Irvine, CA office. The ideal candidate will have least 15 years of experience designing and executing site characterization projects, including developing work scopes and budgets, managing internal staff and subcontractors, and communicating (written and oral) with clients and other stakeholders. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, and team-building skills to support growth in our Irvine office and our overall California practice.

    Duties include:
    • Directing and managing small to regional multi-disciplined projects
    • Developing technical approaches for completing site characterization activities
    • Preparing written proposals, managing project budgets, and communicating with client and project stakeholders
    • Providing technical training and support to junior staff to ensure field tasks are completed with precision and consistency
    • Working directly with clients to identify specific project needs and communicating results

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • 15 or more years of related work experience required
    • Master’s Degree or higher in Geology
    • Professional registration in California as a Geologist (P.G.) and/or Hydrogeologist (C.H.G.) 
    • Extensive experience overseeing environmental drilling programs and sampling environmental media
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience managing projects/tasks, including the preparation of proposals, cost tracking and maintaining budgets
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification
    • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record
    • Ability to travel

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    Mid-Level Environmental Engineer or Scientist

    GSI has an immediate opening in its Orange County, California office for a mid-level engineer or scientist to support our environmental compliance practice.  The selected individual will have excellent growth opportunities and be a part of our expanding business in California.

    Duties include:

    • Preparing technical documents, plans, permit applications, and reports for a variety of environmental programs (e.g., wastewater, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, air quality, storm water, and SPCC programs).
    • Performing environmental compliance reviews/ audits of industrial, municipal and construction sites. 
    • Completing detailed environmental regulatory analysis. 
    • Organizing and conducting environmental compliance training for clients.
    • Compiling and evaluating technical data and coordinating with laboratories.

       
    • Managing databases.
    • Managing budgets.

       
    • Communicating with clients and other staff.
    • Supporting other tasks including, but not limited to field investigations, waste characterization, and due diligence projects.

    Required Qualifications include:

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     5 or more years of applied experience.
    • A Master's degree or higher in engineering or environmental science with an environmental engineering/sciences emphasis.
    • Detailed and working understanding of local, California and federal environmental regulations applicable to industrial and commercial sites in California.
    • Critical thinking, time management and problem-solving skills.
    • Self-motivated, team-oriented, strong data analysis and organizational skills.
    • Experience with data management and review.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Office Suite).
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently and as part of a team.
    • Experience with Health and Safety regulations/auditing a plus.
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWWOPER certification a plus.
    • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record.
    • Ability to travel.

     


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    Summer Internship

    GSI is seeking a full-time intern to join our team in Irvine, California for Summer 2020.  You will support both domestic and international environmental and engineering projects that include litigation support and expert witness work, environmental investigation and remediation, risk assessments, permitting and compliance, research and development (R&D), and more.    

    Key responsibilities for the intern position include, but are not limited to:
    • Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (environmental/civil/chemical engineering, geology, environmental science, chemistry, geophysics, or related). (required)
    • Ability to work full-time in the Houston office for 8 to 12 weeks during the period of June 2020 through August 2020 (start and end dates are flexible). ·        
    • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills and understanding of data quality control concepts. (required) ·        
    • Self-motivated to learn new software and new workflows with minimal guidance. (required)·        
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment to meet project needs. (required) ·        
    • Strong time-management skills and schedule flexibility to accommodate multiple project deadlines and deliverables. (required) ·        
    • Familiarity with environmental analytical data and knowledge of basic statistical analyses.  (preferred)

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