HDR

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists.

Our employees, working in 225 locations around the world, push open the doors to what's possible each and every day.

HDR Glen Allen, VA, USA
Apr 10, 2019
Full time
Primary Responsibilities The Environmental Scientist position requires a detail-oriented, organized, effective communicator, with a strong focus on quality and client service and technical ability in environmental science and GIS. Must be able and willing to perform field work in woodlands, wetlands, and other environments with uneven terrain in remote areas.  Must be proficient in basic computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, Office).  Other desirable knowledge and experience includes:  use of GIS software for mapping, interpreting aerial photography, identification of terrestrial and/or wetland plants, knowledge of wildlife studies, use of GPS equipment.  Environmental science responsibilities will include wetland delineation, stream and lake assessments, environmental permitting, environmental document preparation, biological, water quality and geophysical sampling activities, threatened and endangered species surveys, and related environmental and natural resources tasks.  GIS responsibilities will include map production, data input and editing of spatial and tabular data, simple spatial analyses using ArcGIS, and preparation of spatial databases for projects, including routine database management, data conversions, and map projections.  May perform field data collection using mobile GIS/GPS equipment and conduct check-in/check-out of field data. Must be able to follow documented technical procedures. Other responsibilities will include preparing environmental and planning analyses for feasibility studies, planning studies, permitting, NEPA and other similar environmental documents. This position will support multidisciplinary teams on transportation, water and wastewater, power generation and delivery, and other infrastructure projects. This position requires work within a group and individual setting, and the ability to complete tasks within tight deadlines. *LI-KY1 Keywords:  Environmental, Science, Planning, Construction, Biology, Wetlands, Permitting, GIS, NEPA, Water   Qualifications   Required Qualifications AA/AS or BS/BA in Environmental Science, Biology, Forestry, Natural Science or related field. Prefer at least one to two years practical experience in environmental science applications such as environmental impact analyses, wetlands delineation, stream assessments, or wildlife habitat studies.  GIS experience preferred.  Practical experience in ArcGIS and other related GIS software for editing, database development and map production. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access). Identification of terrestrial and/or wetland plants. Good people skills, ability to interact with all members of the project team Good organizational skills Good communication (written and verbal) skills Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
HDR Greenville, South Carolina, USA
Apr 10, 2019
Full time
HDR is looking for an Environmental Scientist/Compliance Specialist in our Greenville, SC office to work as a member of our Transportation Business Group. General duties will include assisting public and private clients with environmental permit coordination, acquisition and compliance. They may work independently or as a task leader on projects, assisting more senior professionals on larger complex projects.  The primary objectives for this position will include addressing client authority and contractor environmental concerns throughout a project, compiling environmental commitments, permit standards/special conditions, maintaining thorough documentation and environmental compliance forms, and completing an environmental close out package at the completion of every project. Additional primary duties of the Environmental Scientist may include collecting project related data which may include research, conducting surveys for listed species, interviews with government agencies and clients, map reviews, field investigations for wetlands, land use, etc. They will be expected to assimilate and manage data, as well as prepare constraints mapping. They will define the level of environmental analysis required, and conduct environmental impact assessments. They will perform complex assignments, making independent decisions on problems and methods, and assist with preparation and participation in public information meetings and hearings. They will also assist public and private clients with permit coordination, acquisition and compliance, and work independently on medium sized projects or assist more senior scientists on larger projects.   Qualifications   Required Qualifications BS and/or MS degree in Environmental Sciences (or related field) required SCDHEC Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector (CEPSCI) or ability to become certified at earliest opportunity 5+ years technical and or field experience completing environmental reviews, preparing environmental documentation and environmental permits Proficient with GIS and MS Office (Word, Excel), familiarity with Microstation/AutoCad Strong environmental writing and communication skills a must Strong conceptual, organizational, problem solving and research abilities required Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, the ability to make most decisions independently without input from senior management, and the ability to interact with clients or client designees Preferred Qualifications Proficiency with providing environmental services within the industry, specifically in the transportation market Demonstrated knowledge of USACE/FHWA/FTA/FRA/FAA NEPA and state (SCDOT, DHEC, OCRM) environmental processes Experience managing linear infrastructure projects within the transportation industry and/or other public sector arenas Local candidates are preferred  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com