The Davey Tree Expert Company

Assessment and Remediation Scientist

Gainesville, VA, US, 20155

Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: VA, Gainesville, 5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Suite 100, 20155 

Requisition ID: 159303

Position Overview


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, is seeking an environmental professional with up to 10 years of experience to serve as a Project Manager on the Environmental Assessment and Remediation Team.  

Job Duties


Job duties will include preparation of Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments; Site Characterization Reports, Contaminated Material Management Plans; SPCC & ODC Plans; UST & AST Closure Reports, oversight of site-redevelopment and remediation activities; analysis of analytical results and the preparation of summary reports; and coordination with local, federal and state agencies.



Experience with hazardous material assessments, site characterizations, and remediation of contaminated media generated during site development projects and linear utility and transportation corridors is preferred.   Strong knowledge of and experience in applying one or more of the following federal or state regulations/standards to project-specific assignments is required: CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA, U.S. Brownfields, EPCRA, Virginia VRP, VSWMR, DEQ Storage Tank Program, and ASTM Standards E-1527-13 & E1903-19.   Experience working with a diverse client base in both the public and private sectors highly desirable, with a willingness to travel regionally. BA/BS in environmental science, geology, hydrogeology, environmental engineering, or closely related discipline required.  Ability to become professionally registered preferred. Professional Geologist, Professional Engineer, or Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM) preferred; Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) a plus.

Additional Information


What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays.
  • Opportunities for advancement.
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided.
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match.
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options.
  • Group Health Plan.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend.
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees.
  • Charitable matching gift program.

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview


Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on exchanging ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Va. The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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