Scientist in Training

Job Locations US-MD-Sparks
Full-Time Regular - 40 hours
Posted Date
2 months ago(2/2/2023 3:46 PM)


Join us as we Rise to the Challenge


At KCI, we’re building an enduring community that provides unparalleled value to our employee-owners. We make our mark designing and delivering our world-class solutions, so we invest deeply in supporting and developing our team. We reward integrity and commitment, and when we do well, you do well. Our employee’s have the freedom to innovate, unlimited growth, a voice that matters, a lifestyle that works, and skin in the game. Achievements are shared and celebrated. As a team, we are motivated to better ourselves, each other, and the world around us. 



KCI Technologies, Inc. is a 100% employee-owned engineering, consulting and construction firm serving clients throughout the United States. KCI is recognized as an industry leader, employing cutting-edge technologies, management practices and strategic growth initiatives. Employee ownership fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, encourages technical expertise, and shapes strategic planning.

KCI is currently ranked #48 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 design firms in the nation.



We offer a competitive compensation package, family friendly benefits, a collaborative working environment, and the training, mentoring and resources you need to advance in your career.


We understand that you have choices, and we know that together we will make a great team!


KCI is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Duties, Responsibilities & Other

  • Report daily to the Industrial Hygiene Practice Leader.
  • Conduct field sampling of asbestos, lead based paint, mold, indoor air quality, and perform various other environmental testing.
  • Monitor and document environmental remediation work.
  • Assist with compliance inspections and development of environmental plans.
  • Prepare reports and perform office functions.
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation.
  • Willing to travel periodically.
  • Familiar with Microsoft productivity software (particularly MS-Word, MS-Excel).
  • Self-motivated and responsible, ability to work efficiently and with minimal supervision.
  • Seeking an individual with 0-2 years of experience performing industrial hygiene or environmental consulting. This will be an entry level position, so no previous job experience is required.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required.  
  • Minimum of 0 -2 years of professional experience.  Appropriate professional certification preferred.
  • Pre-employment drug screening is a condition of employment. Background and motor vehicle checks may be required based upon position.

Performance Expectations

  • Complete Annual Individual Training Program
  • Train adequate backup personnel to support your role in your absence
  • Attend meetings with clients as required
  • Comply with all KCI policies and procedures
  • Ensure projects fulfill ISO compliance requirements
  • Complete other duties as required/assigned
  • Assist with preparation of proposals and qualifications in response to RFPs and RFQs
  • Achieve or exceed budgeted individual utilization target(85% typical)
  • Attend bi-weekly(or more frequently as necessary) meetings with project team on all projects/tasks
  • Complete all tasks on time and within budget while fully meeting the scope
  • Operate within specified (corporate or project) budget parameters
  • Assess and document potential project impacts
  • Collect required field data using proper protocols and techniques
  • Lead field surveys
  • Lead the development of and assemble organized, clear, and cohesive technical reports
  • Prepare avoidance or minimization recommendations
  • Prepare mitigation strategy and plan as required
  • Process field data for inclusion in reports and deliverables
  • Review and interpret lab results




KCI Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.



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