Environmental Scientists - Litigation Support

EPCM Resource Management Solutions
US-CA-Long Beach
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  • Post Date: Jan 30, 2019
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  • Start Date: 1/30/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: $120,000.00

Job Description

Job Description

A privately held National Environmental Consulting Firm is seeking an Environmental Scientist/Geologist or Engineer to assist with litigation support.  Primary duties include providing litigation technical support and assisting in on-going litigation and settlement activities to determine liability, apportionment and cost allocation and cost recovery.

Position Location Long Beach, CA

Responsibilities

  • Provide in-depth scientific analyses supporting expert testimony for litigation
  • Assist in large document production evaluations
  • Evaluate complex technical issues in dispute during litigation
  • Support formulating expert opinions for reports, depositions and trial
  • Investigations of private, commercial and industrial properties
  • Interact and coordinate with environmental clients

 

Qualifications

Ideal candidate would have expert witness experience in the areas of source and timing of chemical releases; soil, sediment, soil vapor and groundwater contaminant fate and transport; necessity and appropriateness of site cleanup costs, equitable allocation among PRPs, risk assessment, data validity, and compliance of response actions with federal and state regulations.

  • Minimum of 3-10 years of litigation experience
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Pays close attention to detail
  • Organized and the ability to evaluate/prioritize large amounts of information at once
  • Field experience under litigation scrutiny
  • Knows SAP and QAPP plans
  • Knowledge of Bates numbering, advanced file management/tracking
  • Environmental forensics in air, sediment, water and soil
  • Site investigation and characterization, and  remediation experience
  • Skilled in the areas of forensic review, analysis, and interpretation of scientific data; historical document research; aerial photography interpretation; statistical analysis; and geospatial analysis using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Knows compliance of response actions with federal and state regulations.

 

Education & Certifications required

 

  • Ideal candidate would have a M.S. or Ph.D. in a related discipline
  • Ideal candidate would have written/co-authored a paper(s)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, geology or engineering

Skills

Job Description

A privately held National Environmental Consulting Firm is seeking an Environmental Scientist/Geologist or Engineer to assist with litigation support.  Primary duties include providing litigation technical support and assisting in on-going litigation and settlement activities to determine liability, apportionment and cost allocation and cost recovery.

Position Location Long Beach, CA

Responsibilities

  • Provide in-depth scientific analyses supporting expert testimony for litigation
  • Assist in large document production evaluations
  • Evaluate complex technical issues in dispute during litigation
  • Support formulating expert opinions for reports, depositions and trial
  • Investigations of private, commercial and industrial properties
  • Interact and coordinate with environmental clients

 

Qualifications

Ideal candidate would have expert witness experience in the areas of source and timing of chemical releases; soil, sediment, soil vapor and groundwater contaminant fate and transport; necessity and appropriateness of site cleanup costs, equitable allocation among PRPs, risk assessment, data validity, and compliance of response actions with federal and state regulations.

  • Minimum of 3-10 years of litigation experience
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Pays close attention to detail
  • Organized and the ability to evaluate/prioritize large amounts of information at once
  • Field experience under litigation scrutiny
  • Knows SAP and QAPP plans
  • Knowledge of Bates numbering, advanced file management/tracking
  • Environmental forensics in air, sediment, water and soil
  • Site investigation and characterization, and  remediation experience
  • Skilled in the areas of forensic review, analysis, and interpretation of scientific data; historical document research; aerial photography interpretation; statistical analysis; and geospatial analysis using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Knows compliance of response actions with federal and state regulations.

 

Education & Certifications required

 

  • Ideal candidate would have a M.S. or Ph.D. in a related discipline
  • Ideal candidate would have written/co-authored a paper(s)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, geology or engineering
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