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Golder Associates Environmental Scientist in MANCHESTER, New Hampshire

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for an Environmental Scientist to join our Manchester, New Hampshire office on a full-time basis. This entry-level position provides an opportunity to join a fast-paced team that provides solutions on environmental remediation projects. The work entails a combination of field and office-related activities, with a need to carefully follow instructions, document activities, work as part of a team and requires problem solving and proactive communication.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Validate environmental analytical data in accordance with USEPA, regional, and state-specific data validation guidelines to ensure data quality objectives are met

  • Prepare data validation narratives and data usability reports

  • Coordinate environmental laboratory services and field sampling events

  • Manage and report environmental analytical data and geo-environmental data through multiple software platforms

  • Participate in range of field programs, including the collection, handling, and shipment of samples of various environmental media (e.g., groundwater, soil, sediment, soil vapor, indoor air) in compliance with state and federal requirements

  • Engage in a team environment, working closely with project managers and other co-workers to complete work programs

  • Safely perform work in the office and field; fieldwork may occur in all seasonal weather conditions, using equipment (with an ability to lift and move approximately 50 pounds without assistance) and operating vehicles on behalf of the company

  • Local and national travel (up to 40% of the time) with possible short-term or long-term assignments at project sites


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, environmental science, geology, or related field

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (e.g., Outlook, Word), with advanced-level Excel

  • Excellent verbal with strong writing, analytical, and organizational skills, a positive attitude, detail oriented, and ability to work both independently and within groups

  • Willingness to perform a variety of assignments on short notice

  • Understanding of the importance of health & safety as a top priority and an enthusiasm to participate in Golder’s associated programs


  • Prior experience including internships strongly desired

  • Knowledge of organic and inorganic chemical analyses, including USEPA analytical methods

  • Experience with EQuIS™ Professional

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER and 8-hour refresher (as applicable) are required for site work, preferential consideration for candidates with this training

* Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated *

Additional Requirement:

  • Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, or be granted an exemption based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief. If you cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability or a sincerely-held religious belief, you may submit an accommodation request ( to the Golder, A Member of WSP, Equal Employment Opportunity Office. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here - .

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages;

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Title: *Environmental Scientist *


Requisition ID: 21003212