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Staff Environmental Scientist (Albuquerque, NM)

Albuquerque, MO 87109

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 617263 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Description:
  • Perform permit coordination with project team, environmental and non-environmental permit tracking using permit tracker
  • Coordinate with client peer groups for permitting deliverables
  • Manage field team deliverables
  • Assist with completing field investigations that may include habitat evaluations for threatened and endangered species and/or evaluation of other potentially sensitive resources
  • Compose technical reports presenting results from field investigations and develop appropriate applications/consultations necessary for various regulatory approvals.
  • Conduct permit compliance tasks, federal/state/local permit applications, agency consultations
  • Review non environmental permit applications and process applications with the associated approval body
  • Office related tasks would include report writing, QA/QC review, assistance with compliance related tasks
  • Work includes a mix of field assessments, report/permit preparation and travel.
  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Botany, Soil Science, Archaeology or a related natural science degree from an accredited program is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of permitting including one of the following but not limited to:
  • Knowledge of state and local permitting processes in New Mexico.
  • NPDES NOI and NOC
  • Construction permits
  • Department of Transportation Occupancy and Excavation permits
  • Fish and Wildlife Service, Section 7 consultation
  • State Historical Preservation Office, Section 106 consultation
  • Section 404, 401 and Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide and Section 10 permitting
  • 2 yrs previous consulting experience related to environmental and non-environmental compliance inspections
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in environmental and non-environmental review and permitting
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proficient in computer software (ARC Pro, ArcGIS Online (AGOL). Microsoft Office-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).
  • Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.
Preferred
  • Basic knowledge of environmental site assessment methods, environmental compliance and compliance audits, environmental permitting process (i.e., basic knowledge of waters and wetland permitting, threatened and endangered species permitting and cultural resources), and work in the ArcGIS desktop environment.
  • Knowledge of the agencies that govern wetland resources and stormwater.
  • Knowledge of erosion and sediment control permitting and site restoration practices.
  • Demonstrated proficiency operating GPS and GIS equipment and support software.
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