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Burns & McDonnell Senior Environmental Scientist - Natural Resources (Multiple Locations) in Charlotte, North Carolina


The Environmental Services (ENS) Global Practice of Burns & McDonnell is currently seeking a Senior Environmental Scientist for our Atlanta and Southeast operations to lead tasks including environmental permitting, NEPA environmental assessments, NEPA environmental impact statements, siting & routing, threatened and endangered species habitat surveys, wetland delineations, stream assessments, and environmental compliance.

  • Perform wetland delineations with strict adherence to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers protocol and procedures

  • Complete field investigations that may include habitat evaluations for threatened and endangered species and/or evaluation of other potentially sensitive resources

  • Compose technical reports presenting results from field investigations and develop appropriate applications/agency consultations necessary for various regulatory approvals.

  • Conduct permit compliance inspections, federal/state/local permit applications, agency consultations

  • Serve as a resource for routing and siting practices and procedures

  • Work with project manager on field-oriented tasks, project permit tracking, agency consultations

  • Office related tasks would include report scientific and technical writing, QA/QC review, assistance with compliance related tasks

  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, studies, planning or related degree from accredited program.

  • Minimum 8 years of related experience providing environmental services.

  • Experience in completing field investigations, wetland delineations, associated permitting, analyzing GIS data; preparing environmental assessments and permitting documents, technical writing

  • Experience with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents

  • Demonstrated knowledge of wetlands, aquatic resources, and associated flora and fauna

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Section 404, 401 and Section 10 permitting required

  • Professional Wetland Scientist certification is a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability and desire to conduct technical research, expand technical knowledge basis, and remain current on new regulations and market trends

  • Ability to work within a Team framework


Job Environmental

Primary Location US-GA-Atlanta

Other Locations US-FL-Orlando, US-NC-Charlotte

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 225755