Burns & McDonnell Assistant Environmental Scientist in Richmond, Virginia
The Assistant Environmental Scientist will assist in conducting environmental and siting studies, preparing permitting applications and analyzing environmental data for various types of projects, including high-voltage transmission line routing, power generation construction activities and water treatment facilities.
Assist in conducting field surveys, assessments and collecting project-related data for analysis in environmental impact projects.
Assist in preparation of technical reports, environmental impact statements and environmental field studies.
Provide assistance in utilizing GIS data for map production in accordance with standards and industry best practices.
Assist with performing environmental site investigations, support erosion control efforts and subsurface soil sampling.
Assist in conducting environmental compliance audits.
Assist in preparing a wide variety of permitting applications such as air, land use and cultural resources permitting.
Support site selection studies and preparation of related National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation.
Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Complies with all policies and standards.
Bachelor'a degree in Environmental Science or a related natural science degree from an accredited program required
Prior internship or natural science field experience preferred
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information.
Basic knowledge of environmental site assessment methods.
Basic knowledge of environmental compliance and compliance audits.
Basic knowledge of the environmental permitting process.
Basic knowledge of GPS and working in the ArcGIS desktop environment.
Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.
Valid driver's license required
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community preferred.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e., without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.
Primary Location US-VA-Richmond
Other Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 234779 Job Hire Type New Grad