Job Title: Staff Scientist, Environmental Remediation

Location: Allison Park, PA Employment Type: Full time

CORE is a professional environmental consulting firm specializing in:

  • Site Characterization and Site Remediation
  • Environmental Due Diligence (Phase I & Phase II Environmental Site Assessments)
  • Environmental Permitting and Compliance Audits
  • Soil and Groundwater Remediation
  • Remediation System Design and Installation and Operation & Maintenance
  • In-plant Compliance Audit Services

Job Purpose:

  • Provide support to Project Managers by performing routine aspects of environmental due diligence and remediation assignments.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare work plans for site characterization, environmental site assessment (ESA), and remediation activities
  • Assist with the execution of all phases of site characterization and remedial activities
  • Prepare Site Characterization Reports, Remedial Action Progress Reports, Remedial Action Plans, Remedial Investigation Reports, and Final Reports for Pennsylvania Act 2 projects.
  • Conduct human health risk assessments
  • Conduct fate and transport assessments
  • Perform Phase I and II ESAs and subsequent reporting
  • Perform quality control review of company deliverables
  • Assist in the preparation of environmental proposals for environmental services
  • Request quotes from subcontractors and evaluate subcontractor proposals
  • Complete a variety of field tasks as needed such as UST closure oversight, industrial process water and stormwater sampling, monitoring well installation, monitoring well abandonment, soil, groundwater and soil vapor sampling
  • Data entry and preparation of figures and tables using ACAD and Excel
  • Support with environmental compliance inspections and environmental audits for manufacturing and industrial clientele

Education/ Certification Requirements:

  • 40 hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training is required.
  • Desired Education: 4-year degree in Geology, Engineering, Environmental Science or similar field of study preferred

Experience Requirements:

  • Two to five years of environmental work experience


  • Solid working knowledge of PA Act 2 Land Recycling Program and Storage Tank Corrective Action Process
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Ability to interact with clients, regulatory agencies, and subcontractors in a professional manner
  • Ability to coordinate work on multiple projects and meet project schedules and deliverables

Potential for Advancement

  • Project Manager

Working Conditions under Which the Job is Performed

  • Normal – 70-80% office, 20-30% job sites

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