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Posted 591 days ago

Senior Scientist/Senior Environmental Coordinator


Kennedy Jenks provides engineering and scientific solutions for innovative water and environmental projects since 1919. We deliver exceptional service and highly qualified professional staff to solve the unique challenges of public agencies and private industry clients across the United States.


We are seeking a part-time Senior Scientist/Senior Environmental Coordinator to provide support in the automotive industrial sector.


What you’ll be doing: Provide as-needed support to Kennedy Jenks’ Air Services Group in support of a major automotive company. Position will involve working with the major automotive company during the construction phase of a vehicle assembly plant in the southeast United States to ensure that the construction of that plant follows its environmental permitting requirements. Position will involve some travel to the plant site and coordination with senior management at that vehicle assembly plant. Position requires an understanding of the automotive vehicle assembly process and the environmental statutes that pertain to the equipment/operations associated with the vehicle assembly process.


Individual will work with the Community of Practice Leader for Air Services at Kennedy Jenks and will be required to be available to provide support on an as-needed basis. Work hours will be flexible to meet the demands of the major automotive company and are expected to be less than 20 hours per week on average. Work can be performed remotely and is not required to be done in a Kennedy Jenks office location.


  • BS degree in related engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in the automotive sector and hands-on experience working with senior management and regulatory agencies.
  • Strong technical skills and experience in developing solutions to challenging technical problems.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively present technical information and respond to questions from clients, colleagues, and regulators.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Ability to work remotely and independently.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.