Environmental Scientist

  • AECOM
  • Buffalo, New York, USA
  • Aug 06, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology GIS - Remote Sensing Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description

Job Summary

The Environmental Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, motivated Environmental Scientist for employment in the Buffalo, New York office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be considered for a mid-level position in the environmental permitting field.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Mentor junior staff

  • Perform environmental resource field assessments /studies including: wetlands, streams, invasive species, and threatened/endangered species

  • Use GPS equipment to gather field data, interpret data in the office, conduct QA/QC review of data and identify data gaps

  • Coordinate preparation of GIS or CAD figures from the data acquisition phase

  • Prepare environmental reports and permit related documents for submission to clients and regulators

  • Possess general knowledge of stormwater related permitting and associated field inspection work

  • Perform field sampling and other tasks at a variety of sites including hazardous waste sites

  • Research innovative environmental resource assessment technologies and evaluate their suitability to existing projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science, Biology, or Natural Resource Management

  • 4+ years of experience

  • Capable of using Microsoft Office programs (word, excel, project, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat

  • Must be trained in wetland and stream delineation

  • Must have excellent technical writing skills and be able to prepare environmental reports and permit applications

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint) and Adobe acrobat

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred experience would include ecological field investigations, NYSDEC stormwater inspection training, and preparation of associated reports

  • 40 Hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Operator Training also encouraged

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Consulting