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Senior Lead Project EHS Scientist



Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. 

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Senior Lead Project EHS Scientist  for our Jacksonville, FL office.  Our offices in the following locations will also be considered: Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, and additional offices in Florida. This individual will provide auditing and technical support on a variety of environmental health and safety (EHS) projects. 

Your Impact

  • Conducting field assignments, such as performing EHS compliance audits, chemical inventory assessments, job hazard assessments, aspect and impact assessments, EHS risk assessments and other similar assignments. 
  • Developing, supporting and implementing ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 EHS management systems. 
  • Providing EHS compliance program support for industrial clients including developing work procedures, preparing regulatory permit applications, preparing and submitting periodic regulatory reports (e.g., EPCRA Tier II, TRI, and RCRA Biennial reports), and preparing and conducting EHS training programs. 
  • Preparing technical reports, including documentation of audits and field investigative procedures, data management and interpretation, and development of graphical and tabular presentation of data. 
  • This individual should expect to spend approximately 50% of their work time at client sites throughout the United States. This individual should be capable of conducting visual inspections at industrial facilities, including climbing ladders, walking up stairs , and wearing Personal Protective Equipment when required. The individual will gain increasing responsibility for project and proposal management through training provided by Golder.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Safety Engineering, or similar scientific discipline.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience working as an environmental scientist or EHS compliance specialist completing assignments such as environmental surveys, regulatory reviews/permitting, inspections, EHS training, environmental due diligence assessments, and/or habitat and impact assessments.
  • 5 to 7 years of EHS experience with working knowledge of applicable EHS regulations such as: CAA, CWA, EPCRA, RCRA, TSCA, OSHA, DOT. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with reviewing and applying Federal, state, and local EHS regulations. 
  • Experience developing and auditing EHS programs in industrial settings. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical report writing and proposal writing. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and web-based applications. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Certification in field, including ASP, CSP, CHMM, REM or equivalent. 
  • 40-Hour OSHA Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER) (29 CFR 1910.120) preferred.
  • Master’s degree in Environmental Science; Chemistry; Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences, or related discipline. 
  • Experience with ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 EHS management systems. Formal auditor training is preferred but not required.
  • Experience implementing Health & Safety Programs in an industrial setting is a plus.


Candidates can apply at either of these links: 

Cell:  1-954-296-8550


1856 N Nob Hill Rd.

Suite 620

Plantation, FL 33322

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