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
Primary Location US-GA-Atlanta
Other Locations US-FL-Orlando, US-NC-Charlotte
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 225755