Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

Wood. Houston, TX, USA
Jul 17, 2018
Full time
Overview / Responsibilities Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has an opportunity for an  Entry to Mid-Level Environmental Biologist or Scientist  to fill a full-time position with our Houston, Texas Environmental team.   Key Responsibilities The position is approximately 50% field work and 50% office work on a variety of projects, including commercial, industrial, state and federal sites Biology field activities may include plant and wildlife identification, threatened and endangered species surveys, wetland surveys, native plant surveys etc.; Will utilize GPS, compass, quad maps and/or aerial photographs Office work involve researching literature and regulatory requirements; preparing reports, maps and charts; and performing routine calculations Interprets data. With experience, may write complete reports Prepares field reports, internal correspondence, sections of formal reports Follows company safety standards and site safety standards in accordance with Wood policy Will travel to project sites throughout Texas and the Gulf Coast - Between 25% and 50% overnight travel Environmental field activities may include soil and groundwater sampling, site investigations, and remediation activities Skills / Qualifications Role Requirements BS or MS in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science or related scientific discipline or technical field 2 to 5 years of related experience Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills Texas/Gulf Coast fauna and/or flora knowledge and experience is required Skilled at basic or standard field procedures and techniques Strong computer skills for database work and proficiency in MS Office Demonstrated experience working successfully in a team environment Willingness to work outside normal business hours as required - May include weekend work Willingness to travel to project sites in Texas and surrounding states - Between 25% and 50% overnight travel Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving policy Preferred Qualifications Bureau of Land Management and/or US Forest Service project experience Current USFWS permits or ability to be permitted for T&E species surveys NEPA knowledge and experience Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act threatened and endangered species survey experience Section 404 of the Clean Water Act delineating/permitting experience OSHA and or MSHA certificates GIS and or AutoCAD experience Physical Demands Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions Ability to hike, lift equipment and willingness to work extended hours (10+ hour days), as needed Company Overview Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Wood. St. Louis, MO, USA
Jul 17, 2018
Full time
Overview / Responsibilities Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is recruiting for a  Wetland Scientist  to report to our St. Louis, Missouri office. This is a position which will appeal to individuals with a solid wetland biology or botany education, good work ethic, and genuine interest in career growth within a professional team of wetland scientists and terrestrial ecologists. The successful candidate will report to Senior Biologists and Project Managers associated with projects in the infrastructure and power sectors. Work will be performed to support and maintain project/client compliance with environmental regulations such as Clean Water Act Section 404 permitting, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Wood invites qualified applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in the field of botany, wetland science, or an equivalent discipline with 3-5 years direct work experience to apply for the position.   Key Responsibilities   This role will serve a critical function for implementation of permitting support and for the preparation of client deliverables. Travel throughout the Midwest is expected. This position will support on-going environmental planning and natural resources projects with the following key responsibilities:   Accurate and defensible wetland delineations following the various regional supplements of the USACE Wetland Delineation Manual Implementation of botanical surveys following approved work scopes and guidelines Preparation of wetland delineation reports, permit applications, mitigation plans, impact assessments, and biological sections of NEPA documents including EA/EIS, and other similar documents Support to other biological investigations such as terrestrial habitat suitability surveys, aquatic habitat surveys, and fisheries surveys Skills / Qualifications The successful candidate will have a BS degree in the field of botany, wetland science, or an equivalent discipline 3-5 years of applicable experience performing wetland delineations and/or botanical surveys Good taxonomic knowledge of Midwest native flora, especially wetland flora Experience working in adverse weather conditions, capable of working long, physically demanding and varied hours in remote locations Proficiency in the use of Geographical Positioning Systems (GPS) for collection of environmental data Valid driver’s license and good driving record for travel within the central US Applicant will have excellent writing and communication skills Formal wetland delineation training is preferred Company Overview Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Wood. Providence, RI, USA
Jul 17, 2018
Full time
Overview / Responsibilities Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a  Senior Level Permitting Specialist  to join our Environmental Planning & Permitting Group in Chelmsford, MA or Providence, RI office. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10-15 years’ experience preparing environmental filings and supporting agency reviews for a variety of sectors including transportation, energy, Federal and industrial/commercial. The ideal candidate will be confident and adept at developing project strategy with client and Wood team. Starting with identifying potential permit triggers; working with the design team to minimize impact or eliminate permit triggers; then forging client advocacy positions with regulatory agencies; the ideal candidate develops a defensible, streamlined and efficient (time/money) strategy for client’s project.    Key Responsibilities   Management of multi-disciplinary environmental permitting teams and efforts, writing and editing detailed technical reports and permit applications, oral presentations and testimony during regulatory proceedings Project Management including routine client interface; project scoping, schedule, budget, and implementation of project; and tracking and financial management; Ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently Work closely with clients and industry trade organizations to understand current and future business needs relative to environmental planning, permitting and compliance Track emerging regulations and industry requirements to proactively communicate to client teams regarding future compliance and permitting trends and the potential impacts on their businesses Prepare work products for client delivery using Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) Expected to play a significant role in helping build the future of the practice through lead generation (internal & external), project management, staff development, and mentoring Skills / Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree required in Environmental Science, Geology, Engineering or related field 10-15 years of relevant experience in permitting and compliance Experience level broad enough to immediately identify potentially applicable project permits at Federal, State and Local level Experience with permitting throughout the New England and Mid-Atlantic region desired; Experience in other regions of the US in addition to New England and Mid-Atlantic beneficial Understand comprehensive range of environmental permitting programs, including NEPA/MEPA documentation, air quality, wastewater, state/federal wetlands (delineation, evaluation, mitigation, stream restoration), water-quality investigations, coastal-zone-management studies, and natural-resource and ecological evaluations Highly motivated self-starter and brings a confident, established reputation with clients and peers Experience in the commercial energy industry and direct experience in the regulatory oversight of energy facility siting and licensing activities a plus Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems Demonstrated project management skills Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MRV) policy Company Overview Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.  www.woodplc.com Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com