Environmental Staff Scientist, American Environmental Corporation

Posted: February 13, 2020

We are a well-established environmental consulting, engineering and contracting firm specializing in environmentally oriented project management. This includes environmental site assessments and facility compliance audits, underground storage tank closures, risk assessments, soil and groundwater remediation, solid hazardous waste management, and industrial hygiene/health and safety consulting for a geographically and industrially diverse clientele.

At American Environmental Corp, we understand the biggest asset of any company is it’s people. We are looking for positive individuals who take pride in their work, are good team players, and know how to put in an honest day’s work. If you share these values, we would love for you to join our team!

We are currently seeking an Environmental Staff Scientist who will support project teams, from the field and in the office. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience with Field Work and Phase 1 site investigations.

This position involves, but is not limited to, the following activities and responsibilities:

  • Perform water, soil, air and waste sampling

  • Direct subsurface investigations and site remediation

  • Monitoring and remediation well installation

  • Oversight of field subcontractors (drillers, remediation contractors, surveyors, utility locators, etc.)

  • Documentation of project activities via field notes, logbooks, drilling logs, calculations, field-data sheets, memos, chain-of-custody forms, photographs, lab reports, and maps

  • Understand environmental and health & safety regulations and perform work in a compliant manner with the regulations for all field work

  • Data analysis and report preparation

  • Properly characterize and manage waste streams

  • Coordination and oversight of waste disposal activities

  • Calibrate equipment and maintain calibration logs


Qualifications, Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Geology or related field

  • At least 2 years’ experience in the field and with Phase 1 ESA

  • Must be an independent, self-starter, attentive to details and possess strong time management skills

  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple project tasks

  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment and instrumentation

  • Strong communication, administrative and computer skills

  • Ability to lift 75 pounds, bend stoop, squat and maneuver in confined spaces

  • Ability to work in hot summer and cold winter environments

  • Availability to accommodate occasional overnight travel, workdays over 8 hours, some evenings and weekends

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record

  • 40 hour HAZWOPER training a plus, but not required

  • CAD Software experience a plus, but not required

  • Ability to pass a company paid, baseline health physical and drug screening



  • A competitive base salary

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Employer paid Disability and Life Insurance

  • Matching 401(k)

  • Career-growth guidance and opportunities

  • Flexible Schedule

  • Team Environment

Environmental Scientist/NEPA Specialist, Metric Environmental

Posted: February 28, 2019


Metric Environmental, LLC seeks a qualified Environmental Scientist experienced in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance to support transportation projects from our Indianapolis, Indiana office. This position requires the selected candidate to work independently and in team settings to conduct work both in the field and office.  The role of NEPA Environmental Scientist will be to utilize technical expertise to manage multiple NEPA projects. Candidate should be familiar with the NEPA process of the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and other federal agencies. Additionally, experience with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) or Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) would be a plus.  This position may create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements, identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities, manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project, reviews deliverables prepared by team, effectively applies Metric methodology and enforces project standards. This position may include project accounting responsibilities such as tracking team hours, managing project budget, determining appropriate revenue recognition, and ensuring timely and accurate invoicing.  

  • Project management, including oversight, scope development, scheduling, on-budget completion, file/project set-up, and contracting while overseeing multiple projects.

  • Independently lead the NEPA process and prepare NEPA related documents including CEs, EAs, EISs, state-level permits and notices.

  • Review and interpret planning studies and/or preliminary design plan sets or concepts

  • Attend client meetings, including project kick-offs, update meetings, field reviews, etc.

  • Maintain project files with current documents.

  • Interact with clients, regulatory agencies, and sub-consultants to achieve project objectives.

  • Prepare graphical displays to support technical documentation and communicate technical data

  • Utilize knowledge of local regulations, positive agency relationships, and a thorough understanding of environmental regulations at all levels of government to facilitate timely document and permit approvals, in order to prevent budget overages and delays. 

  • Utilize project management software to timely and accurately report time and expenses.

  • Report to Senior Project Manager/Division Head issues of concern on any active project.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in biology, natural sciences, environmental studies, or related field.  A combination of relevant experience and education will combine for 5-7 years of practical experience.  

  • Previous project management experience related to client management, project Invoicing and proposal/fee preparation.

  • A thorough understanding of federal, state, and local agency regulations regarding NEPA, Clean Water Act, Water Resources.

  • Extensive knowledge of NEPA requirements and experience with implementation of NEPA, including successful completion of CEs and EAs.

  • Demonstrated ability to author various environmental documents and the ability to explain regulations and guidance to the public.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Familiar with ArcGIS and associated programs.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve the goals and schedule of a project.

  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills.


Additional experience a plus, but not required:

  • Wetland determination/delineation experience; or

  • Archaeological experience


Qualified candidates should send their resume and a cover letter to or apply online

Environmental Intern - Natural Resources, Metric Environmental

Posted: February 28, 2019


Metric Environmental, LLC is seeking a summer intern to support our Natural Resources division. The candidate will work as an Environmental Scientist Intern and gain experience in field sampling, water resources, ecological surveys, wetland delineations, wetland mitigation planning, waterway permitting, and/or preparing NEPA documentation. Prior knowledge of and experience with the Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Army Corps of Engineers rules and regulations pertaining to water quality assessment and permitting is a plus.
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