Environmental Engineer

Jacobs RTP, NC

About the Job

**Environmental Engineer** **Description** This is a Junior level to Mid\-level opportunity in Jacobs’ growing Research and Specialty Services group based in Durham, NC\. The employee will have exposure to multiple projects supporting Jacobs’ Research Laboratory Support \(RLS\) at the US EPA’s Air Lab in Research Triangle Park, NC\. This contract provides on\-site support to EPA’s National Risk Management Research Laboratory’s Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division and the National Homeland Security Research Center Decontamination Consequence Management Division\. The employee will be responsible for lab work, fieldwork, data processing and presentation\. Duties will include: + Development, implementation, and management of environmental and biochemical decontamination techniques research projects + Design prototype lab\-scale/bench\-scale experimental apparatus and systems + Hands\-on conducting bench\-scale and pilot\-scale experiments + Develop test protocols, and Standard Operating Procedures \(SOPs\) + Prepare reports to document experimental procedures and findings + Be able to write and disseminate research results in the form of government reports and/or referred technical papers **Qualifications** + BA or Master of Science \(Preferred\) in Chemical/Mechanical/Environmental Engineering with one year experience\. Three to five years' experience is preferable\. + Experience in managing government projects, and conducting research in the fields of chemical and biological decontamination research \(preferred\) + Experience in running prototype lab\-scale/bench\-scale experimental apparatus and systems + Experience on sampling and decontamination methods, which include pesticides, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear terrorism threats\. + Proficiency in the MS Office platform Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position Examples: Specify 0% of Time + Lifting + Climbing + Crawling + Special clothing/equipment \(wearing\) + Unusual physical requirements + High noise level + Other 99. Be able to lift 25 lbs 99. None 99. None 99. Appropriate PPE 99. None 99. None 99. Description of Work Environment 99. Examples: 99. Specify + % of Time + Inside? Outside? Where + Combination of above + Extreme \(hot/cold\) temperatures involved + Hazardous conditions \- What are they + Travel/transportation requirements + Other 99. Inside a laboratory environment 90% + Office Work 10% 99. Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks 99. Examples: 99. Specify + % of Time + Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated \- which? + Vehicles, forklifts, etc\. operated which? + Tools used in trade \- which ones? + Other 99. None 99. Bench scale equipment 100% 99. Criticality of Attendance 99. Examples: 99. Specify + % of Time + Overtime, regular days, off days + Shift, 2nd, 3rd + Necessity for regular attendance + Urgency for punctuality M\-F \(regular days\) 100% Yes Other Essential Functions The employee will be responsible for lab work, fieldwork, data processing and presentation Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities\. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law\. To view the DOL's Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster, please click here \. **Primary Location** United States\-North Carolina\-RTP **Req ID:** PFO00002T