Founded in 1986 as a small transportation planning and civil engineering firm, BL Companies has grown to become a leading firm sought after for our quality, creativity, and expertise in producing successful outcomes. We are dedicated to total client satisfaction. Our success is founded in our employee-owners and a culture that inspires, challenges, and insists on nothing short of professional excellence.

Historically listed in the Top 500 Design Firms in the country by Engineering News Record, BL Companies has offices in eight states, including Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas

As an employee-owned company, we advocate a team approach and strive to formulate long-lasting relationships with our clients and business partners. We believe that there is no limit to what a team can do when working in a true partnership. Supplying clients with creative solutions based on a collaborative process assures a result that is greater than the sum of its parts.

The employees at BL Companies are the foundation of our existence as a firm and a professional community. We help support our employees in finding the right balance between work and life. We are pleased to be an employee-owned, team-oriented company where every individual shares in each other’s successes.

BL Companies Hartford, CT, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Full time
BL Companies has an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Environmental Planner to join the Engineering / Transportation Team in our Hartford, CT office. The Senior Environmental Planner will collaborate with Project Managers, Engineers and Scientists on the implementation of project scopes of work related to environmental documentation and permitting. These scopes may include conducting and / or gathering information from staff and project scientists regarding general field assessments including, but not limited to wetlands, coastal resources, flood hazard areas, noise and air quality, wildlife and endangered species / habitat assessments and surveys, land use studies, conformity with state and local plans for conservation and development, census and traffic data, socio-economic studies, environmental justice communities, hazardous sites, historical/archaeological studies, Section 4(f) resources and Section 106 and parkland impact assessments. Additionally, the Sr. Planner will complete cost estimates, coordinate fieldwork, completes project information analysis, research, field investigations and report preparation to support the completion of environmental documentation under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), State level environmental documentation as well as Federal, State and local permits within various states, and other related projects. The candidate will also participate in BL’s leadership development programs and will have a unique opportunity to make a broad and significant contribution to BL’s growth while advancing their leadership skills. EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS : Bachelor’s degree in Natural Science or Environmental or Public Policy, i.e. Biology, Ecology, Geology, Marine Studies, Hydrology, Wildlife Biology, other environmental policy or environmental science related degree. 8 or more years of experience in Natural Science or Environmental or Public Policy or related field. AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) Certification preferred. Proficiency in use of current BL platforms of AutoCAD, GIS, Microsoft Office products such as MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Knowledge of GIS and other software to compile mapping, prepare graphics and aid in permitting plan preparation. Understanding of NEPA and corresponding State level environmental documentation requirements. Knowledge of applicable environmental laws and regulations which apply to the scope of work. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early.
BL Companies Camp Hill, PA, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Full time
We are seeking candidates to fill the following positions in our Site Assessment and Remediation Group.   Staff Scientist (1-3 years’ experience) Responsibilities include the completion of Phase I ESAs, Phase II/ Site Investigations, Remedial Action Plans including the supervision of drilling subcontractors, logging soil borings, well installation, soil and ground water sampling, adherence to field health and safety protocols, field documentation, analysis of environmental data, and technical report writing.   Project Scientist (5-8 years’ experience) Responsibilities include the development of Phase II, Act 2 and UST site investigation work scopes and estimates, proposal writing, scheduling and supervision of field staff, remediation and soils management oversight, technical report writing including Phase I, II. EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS : Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Engineering, or related scientific or technical field OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour Certification Knowledge and experience with the Tank regulations and PA Act 2 Program. Strong oral and written communication skills Ability to manage contractors in the field Willingness to travel Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or GIS a plus Ability to oversee all field activities in accordance with company health and safety policies Ability to complete multiple projects within short timeframes Experience with property conditions assessments and hazardous building materials inspections a plus
BL Companies Camp Hill, PA, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Full time
We are a mutli-disciplined, ENR Top 500 consulting firm, with immediate career opportunities available for dynamic, qualified Environmental Professionals to conduct, review, and manage Federal and State wetland delineation projects, wetland function-value assessments, environmental permitting, ecological assessments, and other related natural resource projects.   Opportunities to work in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, New Jersey, West Virginia and other locations in the mid-Atlantic and northeast to support private and public development projects including oil and gas and electric transmission projects.  This position offers exposure to an array of projects and abundant opportunities for professional growth and career development. EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS : A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, or a related field Minimum of 7 years of experience The ideal candidate should be a Professional Wetland Scientist Understanding of Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and West Virginia  regulatory processes Excellent writing, communication, presentation, and organizational skills Project managemet experience a plus Business development experience a plus Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early.