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Environmental Scientist/Technician

Coraopolis, Pennsylvania 15108 | Contract to Direct

Post Date: 05/16/2018 Job ID: 76353 Category: Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists

Position  will support environmental investigation and permitting projects and will work with senior level engineers and project managers on a variety of projects. Work will be done in the office and in the field.

Office: 
  • Prepare Wetland Delineation reports, permit applications (nationwide, general permits and joint or individual permits), rare, threatened and endangered species survey reports.
  • Data entry, data interpretation, and statistical evaluations.

Field:
  • Wetland and Water Body Delineation in PA using USACE methods to support project planning and permitting efforts.
  • Infiltration testing, including identification of soil horizons and soil properties.
  • Characterization of aquatic and terrestrial habitats.
  • Surveys for listed rare, threatened and endangered species and their habitat.

Requirements:
  • USACE Wetland Delineation training.
  • Bachelor' s degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Biology, Botany or other related discipline.
  • Candidate should be health and safety focused.
  • Able to work successfully in a team setting.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
  • Familiarity with Trimble GPS Unit.
  • Demonstrated Clean Water Act sections 401/404 permitting through state and federal regulatory agencies and Endangered Species Act consultation experience required.
  • Experience in PA and WV required.
  • Demonstrated experience in other states is preferred.
  • Certification by a professional society or a state regulatory board in the discipline of practice is desired. 
  • Desired certifications/registrations include:  Professional Geologist, Professional Wetland Scientist, Certified Environmental, and Professional, or Certified Ecologist.
  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience.
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