Scientist I

  • HNTB
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Apr 20, 2018
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering GIS - Remote Sensing

Job Description


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking a Scientist I in our Indianapolis, Indiana office.

Job Summary

Performs limited assignments, scientific studies and investigations for a variety of conditions present at project sites and phases of projects, including planning, design, program management and construction.

Essential Responsibility

  • Prepares written reports, maps and statements of geologic, hydrologic, biologic and/or other scientific findings at project site as it relates to the planning, design and construction of projects.
  • Collects project related data which may include research, interviews with government agencies and clients, map reviews, field investigations, land use, etc., prepare graphics and exhibits.
  • Determines data collection methods to be used in research projects and surveys.
  • Sets up test equipment at proposed project site to obtain scientific data.
  • Maintains records, collections and files related to specific projects.
  • Keeps current with trends, literature and new developments in ecology and environmental science.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science or related field
2 years related experience
0 experience (with Master's degree in Natural Sciences)

Preferred Qualification/Skills

 - Transportation infrastructure project experience.
- Demonstrated INDOT environmental experience, including NEPA documentation and permitting.
- Demonstrated GIS experience, including ArcGIS and basic mapping and/or spatial analysis.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Computer skills with windows based programs such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook.

General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

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