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Consultant, Environmental Solutions- Technical l Forensic and Litigation Consulting

Company: FTI Consulting
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are

FTI Consulting is the world's leading expert-driven consulting firm. Over the last 40 years, FTI Consulting experts have served as the trusted advisor to Fortune 500 companies and the world's leading law and private equity firms when they are facing their greatest opportunities and challenges. Our strong performance and continued success are a direct reflection of the ambition, energy, and commitment of our talented professionals across the globe to make a positive impact for our clients and communities.

At FTI Consulting, you'll be inspired and empowered to make an impact on headline matters that change history. Working side by side with the world's leading experts in your field, you'll be surrounded by an open collaborative culture that embraces diversity, recognition, professional development and most importantly, you.

There's never been a more exciting time to join FTI Consulting and this is where you will do the most exciting and fulfilling work of your career.

Are you ready to make an impact?

About The Role

FTI Consulting Inc.'s Environmental Solutions practice is seeking a consultant with experience in environmental science or a related scientific field. The Environmental Solutions practice works in the areas of alternative dispute resolution (arbitration and mediation), litigation, forensic historical research, cleanup cost and damages allocation, environmental claims analysis, and financial and cost accounting. You can learn more on our website at

The primary responsibility of this position is to support complex engagements related to dispute resolution with technical support and analysis. This position requires understanding, interpreting, and analyzing environmental data primarily related to site investigations and remediations. The individual must possess the ability to work on multi-disciplinary teams (staffed by geologists, engineers, scientists, historians, etc.) and multiple projects concurrently. The position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet critical client deadlines. The ideal candidate will have experience with developing and implementing sampling plans and/or work plans and interpreting environmental sampling data. In addition, it is preferred that the candidate have experience in developing remediation strategies and overseeing remediation activities.

The types of desired experience cover a broad range of topics and include the following:

  • Understanding environmental statutes and regulations, with an emphasis on CERCLA and the National Contingency Plan
  • Hazardous waste storage management, disposal requirements
  • Contaminant fate and transport in the environment
  • Investigation and remediation of contaminated sites
  • Environmental sample collection and laboratory data interpretation
  • Technical report interpretation and analysis, including work plans, sampling plans, quality assurance plans, and completion reports
  • Environmental cost analysis
  • Database management
  • Data analysis and QA/QC
  • Geographic information systems information interpretation
  • Technical literature research What You'll Do

    Primary Duties:
    • Analyze and interpret technical reports and environmental sampling data related to the investigation and remediation of contaminated sites
    • Ability to interpret laboratory analytical reports and associated summary tables and chain-of custody documentation.
    • Develop and/or support the development of tables, figures, and reports summarizing analysis findings
    • Assist in the development of data repositories containing environmental sampling analytical results
    • Review, compile, organize, and manage large volumes of environmental reports and related records
    • Ability to understand, review and analyze environmental cost documentation including contracts, invoices, change orders, and unit rates
    • Ability to QA/QC analytical data and associated citations in work product
    • Ability to perform technical and scientific research including analyzing scientific literature and scientific studies How You'll Grow

      We are committed to investing and supporting you in your professional development and we have developed a range of programs focused on fostering leadership, growth and development opportunities. We aim to promote continuous learning and individual skills development through on-the-job learning, self-guided professional development courses and certifications. You'll be assigned a dedicated coach to mentor, guide and support you through regular coaching sessions and serve as an advocate for your professional growth.

      As you progress through your career at FTI Consulting, we offer tailored programs for critical professional milestones to ensure you are prepared and empowered to take on your next role.

      What You Will Need To Succeed

      Competencies and Skills:
      • Commitment to providing exceptional professional services
      • Ability to work within multi-discipline teams
      • Capacity to work on multiple projects with a variety of deadlines
      • Self-starter who can work independently
      • Professional courage with the ability to request guidance from manager
      • Work management, efficient time management, ability to prioritize and focus Qualification Requirements:
        • B.A./B.S. in environmental science, geology, geoscience, or related technical field
        • 2+ years of environmental consulting experience including, but not limited to, supporting, developing, and implementing environmental sampling events and interpreting and analytical results and supporting remediation activities
        • Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Operating System
        • Effective communication is essential for this position
        • Analysis of environmental data using database and spreadsheet applications
        • Ability to think analytically and critically
        • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
        • This role requires travel to clients and FTI offices #LI-LL2

          Our Benefits

          Our goal is to support the well-being of you and your families-physically, emotionally, and financially. We offer comprehensive benefits such as the following:
          • Competitive total compensation, including bonus earning potential
          • Full package of benefits plans, including health, dental, vision coverage, along with life and disability insurance
          • Generous paid time off
          • Company matched 401K
          • Potential for flexible work arrangements
          • Generous paid parental leave and flex return support
          • Family care benefits, including back-up child/elder care
          • Employee Wellness Platform
          • Employee Recognition Programs
          • Paid time off for volunteering in your community
          • Corporate matching for charitable donations most important to you
          • Make an impact in our communities through company sponsored pro bono work
          • Professional Development and Certification Programs
          • In office free snacks and drinks
          • Free smartphone and cellular plan (if applicable)
          • FTI Perks & Discounts at retailers and businesses
          • Upscale offices close to public transportation
          • Pet insurance

            About FTI Consulting

            FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping clients with their most significant opportunities and challenges. With more than 7,500 employees located in 30 countries, our broad and diverse bench of award -winning experts advise their clients when they are facing their most significant opportunities and challenges. At FTI Consulting, we embrace, cultivate and maintain a culture of diversity, inclusion & belonging, which are fundamental components to our core values. FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been named the #1 Professional Services Firm on Forbes List of America's Best Employers and the best firm to work for by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit and connect with us on Instagram and LinkedIn.

            FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Keywords: FTI Consulting, Bethesda , Consultant, Environmental Solutions- Technical l Forensic and Litigation Consulting, Legal , Bethesda, Maryland

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