Parsons Corporation Sr. Technical Consultant - PFA Substances in United States

Sr. Technical Consultant - PFA Substances


United States

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Parsons Environmental and Industrial business unit is a client-focused provider of innovative, cost-effective, quality solutions for a diverse portfolio of clients since 1946. Our Industrial division continues to grow/serve our base and legacy industrial customers, by bolting on new Remediation related initiatives and services.

We are seeking a world class Sr. Technical Consultant with a diverse background in environmental risk and remediation projects, including experience in investigation and remediation of Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS).The candidate shall have the responsibility to both identify and execute remediation opportunities for our customers. In this role, this key consultant will lead growth in the PFAS field. Responsibilities will include both project development and project execution, as described below. You are the right one for us, if you have expertise in PFAS, are a strong problem solver, and have an entrepreneurial spirit.

Responsibilities will include:

Providing the development of and technical direction for our team, on the various issues with PFAS and their impact on the environment, as well as sampling and analytical challenges and options for remediation.

Market and promote Parsons’world class environmental/Industrial expertise in remediation, and develop/ build key client and industry relationships to further our movement into PFAS investigation and remediation technologies.

Identify and work with clients directly indiscussions about the technical and regulatory challenges faced on sites with PFAS in groundwater and drinking water and promote Parsons expertise and abilities to address these challenges.

Develop solutions for the analysis and clean-up of these substances in the environment.

Provide technical direction for remediation techniques, as well as working with project managers on project scoping, scheduling, and budget preparation

Partner with our business development team and client program managers to identify projects, develop proposals, and win bids.

This position can be located in one of our major offices in NJ, PA, NY, CT, DE, MI, OH, TX or MD with expected (planned) travel to site locations around the country.

J ob Requirements:

  • 4-year degree (minimum) or MS in Chemical/Environmental Engineering, Hydrogeology or related discipline.

  • 15 + years (or 10+ years with an MS degree) of related environmental engineering work experience focusing on remediation

  • Expertise with PFAS (specifically PFOS and PFOA), including the following: history and sources of PFAS; regulatory status and future implications; the unique chemistry of PFAS, including precursors; exposure, health effects, and toxicity; sampling and analytical challenges and options; fate and transport; remediation challenges; legal liabilities; data evaluation; and forensics.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license is preferred.

  • Prefer thorough understanding of all environmental rules and regulations, involving PFAS

  • Demonstrate success in working in a team environment, being an excellent team player as well as a leader.

  • Willingness to train and develop junior employees is expected.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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