Cardno is seeking a staff or senior staff scientist to assist a multidisciplinary team of accomplished environmental scientists, including engineers, biologists, ecologists, archeologists, and planners on a variety of projects in Southern California out of our Glendale, California office. Primary duties include review of utility projects for potential environmental impacts and collaboration with a large interdisciplinary team of scientists to complete clearances on a timely basis.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
> Obtain clearance through client background check to access online system (upon employment)
> Comply with all Cardno and client policies including those related to safety, anti-harassment, and drug use
> Review client requests for environmental clearance to ensure they provide adequate information
> Conduct desktop reviews for environmental clearance work and ensure proper reviews and/or surveys are completed by Cardno staff or subcontractors according to client schedule
> Engagement in the process and willingness to identify process improvements to provide added value to our client
> Two to five years of consulting experience
> Bachelor degree (or higher) in biology, ecology, environmental studies or related field
> Excellent oral and written communication
> Outgoing personality to network with Cardno and subcontractor staff
> Strongly proficient in computer software including Excel, MS word, and various Cardno and client systems
> Strong quantitative skills
> Self-motivated; strong initiative
> Solid time management and follow-through skills, with the ability to simultaneously work on and manage multiple tasks/projects with tight deadlines
> Willingness to travel and work in a variety of field conditions within California
> Must be physically fit and able to navigate rugged conditions on foot (day and night surveys may be required)
> GIS (Arc View)
> Experience with desktop analysis for determination of field survey needs for projects
> Field survey experience including for wildlife/ plant species/ wetlands
* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.
Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D
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