• Environmental Scientist

    Job Location(s) US-VA-Chesapeake
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Environmental Sciences
  • Overview

    Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R) has been proudly engineering stability in the country since 1881.  In addition to being one of the oldest, independent testing/engineering companies, F&R is also a minority-owned business offering   competitive compensation/benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect for all. Our individual employees display shared values of F&R of fairness, integrity, and high ethical standards.

    Come be a part of this talented and dedicated team.
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    Who we are looking for:

    F&R is seeking an Environmental Scientist for our Chesapeake, Virginia office. The selected candidate will work in a support role conducting Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and hazardous materials assessments (i.e., asbestos, mold, lead, etc.).


    Including but not limited to:


    • Conduct mold, indoor air quality, and hazardous materials inspections
    • Conduct site assessments (industrial hygiene)
    • Soil and groundwater sampling
    • Write technical reports and proposals
    • Ideal candidate will be involved with client maintenance and business development, proposals and presentations
    • Prepare Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
    • Ideal candidate will be involved
    • Be willing to participate in occasional overnight travel, night, and/or weekend work


    What you need to have:


    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant scientific discipline
    • Some experience in relevant field required (6 months or more)
    • Virginia Asbestos Inspector and Lead Inspector Licensing. Additional Licensure is a plus
    • Proficiency with standard word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications
    • Familiarity with environmental regulations and compliance practices
    • Excellent research, writing, organizational, and language skills
    • Be a team player who is honest, self-motivated and reliable
    • Consulting experience a plus
    • IH Licensure a plus
    • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record
    • Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background investigation, drug screening and driving record

    Check out our Perks + Benefits:

    In addition to our welcoming company culture and competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy the below benefits:

    • In-House continuous training
    • Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
    • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Paid time off
    • Company–observed paid holidays
    • Short and long-term disability coverage
    • 401K retirement
    • Company Cell Phone

    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.


    EOE M/F/D/V/SO. Drug Free Workplace.




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