Golder Associates Environmental & Human Health Risk Assessor Job in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey

Environmental & Human Health Risk Assessor

Location: US-Mt. Laurel, NJ

Job ID: 2017-13072

Area of Interest: EN - Health, Safety & Environment (HS)

Job Type: Full Time

# of Positions: 1

Education (Minimum): Masters Degree

Posted Date: 6/9/2017

Experience (Years): 6


Job Responsibilities:

Golder Associates Inc. is seeking an experienced Environmental and Human Health Risk Assessor. This position will be responsible for working on a diverse range of private-sector environmental investigation and remediation projects. Our successful candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of risk assessment guidance, methodology, and protocol for assessing risk to human health from chemical and radiological contaminants.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead human health risk assessments (HHRAs) for projects such as CERCLA remedial investigations/feasibility studies (RI/FSs) using established methodology and references, including USEPA’s Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund (RAGS).

  • Conduct statistical analysis of complex datasets, exposure/risk modeling, and vapor intrusion modeling for hazardous chemicals

  • Understanding/modeling chemical fate and transport pathways

  • Develop project-specific approaches for assessing health risk and exposure models.

  • Assess cancer and non-cancer risks to human receptors under various exposure pathways and remedial scenarios for environmental contaminants of concern in media such as air, soil, sediment, and groundwater.

  • Use appropriate human health risk assessment software programs, models, and codes and their associated data management and risk assessment tools

  • Develop Site-specific clean-up levels for contaminated media

  • Prepare reports for clients and regulators detailing all aspects of the HHRA process including interpretation of HHRA results.

  • Coordinate with clients and colleagues regarding HHRA results.

  • Perform toxicological assessments.

  • Support ecological risk assessment work, as appropriate.

  • Participate in the Golder Risk Assessment network.

  • Support other aspects of projects including technical writing of reports and proposals, generating leads, assessing new markets, and developing new business opportunities.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Toxicology, Biochemistry, or related discipline.

  • 6+ years of related risk assessment experience; consulting experience preferred.

  • Understanding and background with multiple state and federal regulatory frameworks (RCRA, CERCLA, NEPA, NRDA, etc.)

  • Proficiency with reviewing, managing and interpreting analytical data for chemical and radiological constituents in environmental media.

  • Excellent math and statistics skills.

  • Proficiency with wide variety of HHRA software programs, models, and codes including EPA codes

  • Working knowledge of ecological risk assessment practices

  • Proficiency with databases and spreadsheets.

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to work independently, as part of a geographically distributed team, and effectively interact with clients and other organizations.

  • Strong organizational skills and results orientation with achieving key project delivery milestones and business development objectives.

  • Experience with air and water quality issues and soil/sediment contamination concerns

  • Experience with indoor air vapor intrusion modeling

  • Ability to travel to support business needs.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Information:

Our Staff Benefit from:

An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates

Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth

Employee mentoring program

Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

At Golder Associates, we strive to be the most respected global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational stability. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of our clients’ needs and of the specific environments in which they operate. Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we employ and our technical capabilities. We now employ over 6,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

Golder Associates Statement:

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.