Scientist II

Oklahoma City, OK
Added: January 24, 2024
Primary Function:

Under general direction and limited to moderate supervision, follows prescribed procedures, evaluates, selects and applies standard procedures and criteria. Scientists at this level apply experience and increasing proficiency in the application of scientific principles, theories, practices and company standards in their discipline. Some assignments involve application of computer software, including spreadsheets, CAD, as well as computer modeling.

Primary Duties:

  • Using prescribed methods, performs specific and limited portions of scientific assignments. May be in the office, lab or in the field.
  • Assists in the collection and analysis of data from sampling, reports, maps, drawings, tests and aerial photographs to evaluation, plan and permit projects.
  • Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results and follow operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes.
  • Conducts analyses of component portions of projects.
  • Conducts water, soil and other sampling.
  • Performs site visits, field observations and field data collection and/or field assignments.
  • May have limited client contact pertaining to specific projects/tasks.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Normally requires a 4-year degree in biology, environmental science, geology or related science and typically 1-3 years’ related experience, or a Masters degree and 0-2 years’ experience. This includes limited experience in utilizing technical software and computers related to the discipline. May specialize in environmental science, air quality, GIS (Global Information Systems), geology, or hydrogeology.

Why Ardurra?

While Ardurra offers competitive compensation and rich benefits programs, it is our culture that truly sets us apart from our peers. We nurture a family-like culture, striving to create a work environment that is enjoyable, challenging and rewarding but also fun. We are acutely focused on developing our staff, whether through our internal Ardurra Academy or through our industry-leading Leadership program. We have made a deliberate and focused commitment to nurture a people-centric culture where people are: valued as individuals; supported in their professional and career development with multiple, varied career paths; provided the tools and resources to be successful, engaged, and satisfied in their work; and positive benefits, time-off programs, and flexibility to help maintain a healthy balance between work and home.

Ardurra is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


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