Senior Scientist

  • Stantec
  • Mount Laurel, New Jersey, United States
  • Jan 12, 2018
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Your Opportunity

3,100 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Duties

Stantec is currently in search of an Assistant Project/Task Manager to assist with the management of environmental permitting projects primarily located in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states. Projects are typically within the energy sector, including oil and gas and electric utilities, but may also include other project types within the environmental services group. The ability to positively interact with clients and manage teams of professionals working on complex projects is fundamental to this position.

The successful candidate should have the following experience:

  • Permitting projects and guiding clients through state environmental regulatory programs, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and New York. Additional experience in other states is a plus.

  • Permitting projects and guiding clients through federal environmental regulatory programs, including NEPA, Clean Water Act Section 404/10, USFWS, NMFS, Coast Guard, and others.

  • Permitting projects and guiding clients through county and local regulatory programs, including County Conservation Districts, Site Plan approvals, and building permit approvals.

  • Routing and siting of new projects in support of Public Utility Commission/Public Service Commission regulatory filing processes.

  • Conducting field assessments associated with wetland/stream delineations, habitat assessments, and general routing and siting criteria. The ability to conduct Phase I ESAs is also a plus.

  • Understanding of project budgets, schedules, and other management tasks.

  • Travel may be required.

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds and engage in work that requires standing/walking over rough terrain for long periods of time.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, biology, geography, civil engineering, or another related field. Graduate degree is a plus.

  • 8 to 10 years of relevant experience

  • Licensed Professional Engineer and/or Professional Planner is a plus.

  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification is a plus, but not required.

  • Valid US drivers license and clean driving record are required.

  • The successful candidate will have good skills related verbal and written communication, organization and will be detailed oriented. The candidate must demonstrate a positive attitude and willingness to work as part of a team.

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