Burns & McDonnell Senior Environmental Scientist - Natural Resources (Multiple Locations) in Salt Lake City, Utah
Burns & McDonnell is looking for a Senior Environmental Scientist to lead field work, permit applications and task management for a variety of market sectors, including transmission, oil and gas, renewable, and transportation. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked numerous times on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in cities across the United States.
The Senior Environmental Scientist will work with the office’s Natural & Cultural Resources group within our Environmental Services Global Practice to perform the following duties:
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/consultations necessary for various regulatory approvals.
Conduct permit compliance tasks, federal/state/local permit applications, agency consultations.
Work with project manager on field-oriented tasks, project permit tracking, agency consultations.
Office related tasks would include report writing, QA/QC review, assistance with compliance related tasks.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental science, botany, soil science or related degree from an accredited program is required.
8 years of relevant environmental evaluation or consulting experience is required.
Experience in completing field investigations, habitat assessments, wildlife surveys, associated permitting, and analyzing GIS data; preparing environmental assessments and permitting documents, technical writing.
Knowledge of state and local permitting processes.
Demonstrated proficiency operating GPS equipment.
Working knowledge of GIS support software and analysis
Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Proficient in computer software (Microsoft Office-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
Primary Location US-AZ-Phoenix
Other Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 235361 Job Hire Type Experienced