Environmental Scientist




VA (Remote)


Position summary


Unleash Your Potential

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos is currently seeking an Environmental Scientist to join our team. With environmental projects across the https://U.S. you will have the opportunity to make a difference in various communities.

**This is a remote position, with travel to customer sites to complete field projects as needed; anticipate up to 50% travel. Must possess a valid driver's license. Position also requires passing background checks, obtaining access to, and conducting work on, https://U.S. Government installations. Due to contract requirements, must be a https://U.S. Citizen or https://U.S. Permanent Resident. 

As an Environmental Scientist, you will support environmental investigation and remediation projects at federal and private sector client locations. You will work with Leidos Project Managers and Senior Staff, and interface with multiple Leidos offices. Excellent organization, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders are essential to success in this role.

Join our team and discover a culture of collaboration, innovation, diversity, trust, caring management, communication transparency, work-life balance, and overall job satisfaction. Share your resume with us today!

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Mission
Leidos Civil Group helps modernize infrastructure, systems, and security. We are a trusted partner to both government and highly-regulated commercial customers looking for transformative solutions in mission IT, security, software, engineering, and operations. We work with our customers including the FAA, DOE, NASA, National Science Foundation, Transportation Security Administration, Custom and Border Protection, airports, and electric utilities to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. Our customers take on the toughest challenges out there, and at times need a helping hand from specialists in their fields. We combine our scale as a Fortune 500 company with the deep technical knowledge of our core capabilities and the expertise of our talented and diverse workforce to deliver mission-centric innovations. For each of these core capabilities, we have developed proven, repeatable processes that help us deliver agile, cost-effective solutions to foster a better world. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, apply today!

Your Main Objective:

  • Perform project tasks outlined in project work plans (https://e.g., Sampling and Analysis Plans, Quality Assurance Plans, Health and Safety Plans) as assigned by Project Managers, including scheduling, coordination and logistics, and deliverables.
  • Support field investigation mobilization and logistics.
  • Coordinating field operations with client facility staff.
  • Collecting field data and environmental samples (soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater); preparation of field logs and records; sample packaging/shipping and chain of custody; and procurement of materials and supplies for field efforts.
  • Conducting site inspections.
  • Managing investigation and remediation-derived wastes in accordance with project waste management plans.
  • Coordinating and directing field support subcontractors (drilling, surveying, waste management disposal).
  • Prepare field records and support project report preparation.

What Sets You Apart:

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Earth Sciences, or related field, and at least two years' relevant experience, or a Master's degree and at least 1 year relevant experience.
  • Prior experience with collection of field parameters; environmental samples for soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater (low-flow sampling); preparation of field logs and records; sample packaging/shipping and chain of custody.
  • Proficiency in https://M.S. Office tools (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint).

You Might Also Have:

  • Prior experience with collection of field parameters; environmental samples for soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater (low-flow sampling); preparation of field logs and records; sample packaging/shipping and chain of custody.

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We’d like to learn more about you, apply today!

Pay Range:

Pay Range $54,https://600.00 - $84,https://000.00 - $113,https://400.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.3/5 in supportive management

  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 85% would recommend this company to other women

  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.

  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.

  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.