Job Openings at EnvironQuest Nigeria Limited



  2020-05-27
  Unspecified

EnvironQuest was founded in 2001, and since then, we’ve made it our mission to provide scientifically sound, cost-effective integrated solutions for our customers so they can protect and preserve the environment without sacrificing their ambitions for business growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Field Assistant – Air Monitoring Technician

Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate and maintain air pollution and meteorological equipment.
  • Conducting fieldwork activities for projects (e.g. test setup, data collection)
  • Perform basic calculations and computer data entry.
  • Prepare and maintain necessary reports and records as required.
  • Set up equipment or stations to monitor and collect air samples from sites.
  • Collect detailed field notes and photographs to assist with completing reports.
  • Prepare chain of custody for analytical testing, recording survey data in approved forms.
  • Implement EnvironQuest’s health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Travel locally and regionally to project sites.
  • Work off-hours and weekends periodically when required.

Requirements
Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSc in Physics, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or related fields.
  • Possess Valid Driver’s License.
  • Youth Corper

Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet organization and project objectives.
  • Technically adept, flexible, and forward-thinking.
  • Exhibits attention to detail, and able to work under periodic time constraints.
  • Willingness to travel regionally for short periods of time.
  • Able to performing equipment calibrations
  • Able to prepare test program.

Job Title: Environmental Data Analyst I

Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Collect data through means such as telecommunications, internet research and database systems
  • Collect data (quantitative and qualitative) pertaining to air quality management.
  • Verify the accuracy, completeness, and reliability of data
  • Assemble and prepare charts, graphs, tables and other depictions of data, surveys, and findings
  • Report on analyzed environmental data and present to companies, clients or government agencies
  • Apply testing and statistical analysis to environmental data to produce results
  • Prepare for a variety of data collection topics, including waste and garbage disposal, environmental hazards, ecosystems, energy, water systems, pollution, meteorological, emissions and sustainability
  • Understand environmental regulations, policies and laws and apply them effectively to data sets where applicable

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • BSc in Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, or related subject
  • 3-5 years of professional experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Possess knowledge of GIS (Geographic Information System) and other statistical software
  • Be willing to work occasionally in the field
  • Able to make predictions and recommendations based on the collected information.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word applications.
  • Strong written and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail.

Job Title: Senior Environmental Data Analyst

Location: Lagos

Job Description
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare project budgets and reports to the project team
  • Work closely with a team of analysts to produce statistical results of environmental data
  • Conduct environmental risk assessments and provide corrective action plans using environmental databases
  • Propose recommendations and conclusions based on the analyzation of environmental data
  • Prepare and present environmental data reports for clients, government agencies, and within companies, possibly in the non-scientific community
  • Produce working models from data analyzation for application into real-world scenarios

Preferred Qualification

  • BSc / MSc in Pure/Applied Sciences and extensive work-related experience in a senior role.
  • 8 years experience of environmental data management & analysis in a professional services firm
  • 8 years of environmental data validation experience, including a demonstrable ability to review data according to EPA guidelines
  • Professional Certificate in Data Analysis
  • Environmental sampling and reporting experience
  • Risk assessment and statistical analysis experience
  • Mobile field-data collection, processing, and integration

Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Possess experience or knowledge of database software
  • Demonstrable ability to manage environmental data throughout its life cycle from field sampling through reporting and analysis
  • Possess excellent computer skills to analyze and record environmental data systems
  • Ability to manage and report chemicals commonly encountered in typical environmental investigations including VOCs, SVOCs, fuels, chlorinated solvents, and PCBs
  • Knowledge of Federal and state environmental regulatory requirements
  • Skilled at determining the best way to present tabular data depending on project needs
  • Experience preparing data for integrated visualization and spatial analysis in platforms such as ArcGIS
  • Willing and able to travel to connect with clients or team members

Job Title: Analytical Chemist

Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and execute complex analytical and physical chemistry testing following the laboratory SOPs.
  • Identify potential challenges and proactively plan for resolution
  • Prepare reagents and solutions according to SOPs
  • Calibrate equipment for accuracy, reliability and precision
  • Interpret and document lab test results including calculations and observations
  • Review peers’ analytical data for accuracy and integrity
  • Alert the Senior Chemist of unusual test results and problems encountered during analysis.

Requirements
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, or equivalent
  • 3 – 5 years experience in organic or inorganic analysis using CLP, SW-846 and other EPA methods
  • Experience applying EPA Functional Guidelines for data validation

Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Attention to detail and the ability to think critically
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill
  • Basic computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office, Spreadsheet, Adobe Acrobat)
  • Able to manage analysis timelines
  • Laboratory experience with analytical instrumentation such as GC, GC/MS, GC/FID/ECD
  • Experience in reviewing data from high-resolution GC/MS techniques for light/heavy hydrocarbons
  • Experience in validating data according to the US EPA Functional Guidelines
  • Experience reviewing/validating data from other methods/programs is desirable
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team player with the flexibility to meet a variety of fluctuating and varied client requirements.

Job Title: Senior Analytical Chemist / Laboratory Coordinator

Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and execute complex analytical and physical chemistry testing following the laboratory SOPs.
  • Manage analysis timelines by using testing expertise, advanced chemical knowledge, statistical tools, logic and creativity to overcome challenges.
  • Prepare and present analytical results to various stakeholders.
  • Identify potential challenges and proactively plan for resolution. Escalate issues to upper management
  • Ensure that all reagents and solutions are prepared according to SOPs.
  • Keep and maintain all laboratory consumable stock.
  • Ensure that equipment is calibrated to confirm accuracy, reliability and precision and all instruments are running properly.
  • Interpret and document all test results including calculations and observations in lab documentation
  • Review peers’ analytical data for accuracy and integrity
  • Approve changes to Lab procedures and Specifications
  • Work with environmental scientist team to prioritize samples
  • Ensure Strict compliance with Environmental and Safety regulations
  • Conduct employee coaching/ mentoring as needed to the workgroup
  • Improve technical leadership by training the workgroup, as well as internal business partners and external customers
  • Oversee process improvements and data quality to help the team meet business and scientific benchmarks
  • Motivates and holds our employees accountable against specific performance objectives
  • Maintain lab’s accreditation with different bodies and government (e.g. ISO, DPR, FMEnV, NESREA)
  • Identify new technologies and strategies in the fields of environmental chemistry/sampling
  • Manages people and performance daily, acting quickly and decisively.

Requirements
Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSc / MSc in Chemistry or related field preferred.
  • 6 – 8 years’ experience in laboratory operations preferably in a supervisory role

Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Working knowledge of computers and MS Office software.
  • Manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously to meet established deadlines.
  • Perform tasks with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and priorities effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to make evaluative judgments.
  • Ability to assist in budget preparation.
  • Advanced knowledge of laboratory instrumentation.

Job Title: Senior Air Pollution Control Technician

Location: Lagos

Job Description
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Take scheduled samples of air sampling sites and keep samples clearly labelled
  • Manage sample analysis in the laboratory or send samples to be tested
  • Record accurate sampling observations and data to provide to management
  • Provide training opportunities for staff members on procedures and health and safety
  • Organize sampling data using databases or spreadsheets into periodic reports- daily, weekly, monthly or annual reports
  • Ensure regular and proper calibration on sampling and testing equipment
  • Work with a team of technicians to obtain multiple samples; deploy tasks as needed
  • Oversee large sampling operations and create sampling schedules.

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Chemistry or Environmental Science.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • A good understanding of relevant laboratory sample analysis is an added advantage.
  • Thoroughly understanding of various sampling methods and impact on results
  • In-depth understanding of air quality and pollution
  • Willing to travel locally and regionally to project sites.

Job Title: Air Pollution Control Technician – NYSC

Location: Lagos

Job Descriptions
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Test collected samples in the laboratory using specialized equipment and procedures
  • Set up, calibrate, stock and utilize mobile laboratories in remote locations if required
  • Maintain regular calibration of sampling and/or laboratory equipment
  • Analyze and compare air samples to determine changes or similarities at environmental sites
  • Keep detailed data reports of all sampling information collected

Preferred Qualification

  • Youth Corper
  • B.Sc. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related fields.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Have knowledge and experience working in air pollution control
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision or closely with a team of individuals across various disciplines or seniority levels
  • Ready to travel remote locations while working on a project to sample various sites
  • Ready to Work at a single location and take regular samples as required for data gathering
  • Ability to work in different environments, dense air particulates, or amidst loud noise.

Deadline: 3rd June, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: hr@environquest.com using the job title and NYSC as subject of the mail.

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