Environmental Scientist II

  • HDR
  • Maryland, USA
  • Jul 24, 2019
Full time Biology - Ecology Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

About Us 

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. 

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities 

In the role of Environmental Scientist 2, we'll count on you to

  • Collect project-related data, which may include research, conducting surveys for listed species, interviews with government agencies and clients, map reviews, field investigations for wetlands, land use, etc
  • Assimilate and manage data
  • Prepare constraints mapping
  • Define the level of environmental analysis required
  • Conduct environmental impact assessments
  • Perform complex assignments, making independent decisions on problems and methods
  • Assist in preparation for and participation in public information meetings and hearings
  • Assist public and private clients with permit coordination, acquisition and compliance
  • Work independently on medium-size projects, or assist more-senior scientists on larger projects
  • Perform other related duties as needed

Any offer would be contingent upon a successful HDR background check as well as passing a government background investigation. These are required to meet the obligations on the contract HDR has with the client. *LI-JK1 


Required Qualifications

  •  Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or closely related field
  • 5+ years technical and/or field experience preparing environmental documents
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel)
  • Strong environmental writing and communication skills
  • Strong conceptual, organizational, problem-solving and research abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must 

Why HDR 

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible.  When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

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