Mar 23, 2020

Environmental Scientist-Mid Level

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Morristown, NJ 07960, USA

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Natural Resource Managment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.   At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!   WSP is currently initiating a search for a Mid-Level Environmental Scientist for our Morristown, NJ office.   Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conducting wetland and stream delineations in multiple states and completing associated state and federal permitting.
  • Conducting/assisting wildlife and habitat surveys for threatened, endangered, or rare species in support of ESA and other environmental regulations.
  • Preparing technical documents including biological assessments, monitoring compliance reports, wetland delineations reports, and NEPA documentation.
  • Conduct archival/electronic research using USFWS and other state and federal agencies databases in support of permitting.
  • Maintain and organize project files and data; conduct data analysis.
  • Work collaboratively with scientists, planners, engineers, surveyors, etc. on multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Working in indoor and outdoor environments. Frequent overnight  travel to project sites and meetings is required.
  • Wetland delineation experience and training.
  Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team. Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3-5 minimum years of experience
  • Experience in  natural resource management and regulatory compliance for public and private clients.
  • Local candidates preferred
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prefer Master’s degree in biology, ecology, wildlife management, environmental studies or related studies and/or their equivalent preferred, or bachelor’s degree with comparable experience.
  • Previous experience with private / government agency in environmental discipline.
  • Environmental certifications demonstrating skills/experience a plus (PWS, CE, CWB).
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills. 
  • Ability to navigate all types terrain in various weather conditions.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledgeable with ArcGIS and GPS units desirable.

About WSP USA   WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.   WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.   At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started?    As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.   The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.   Relocation assistance is not available for this position.



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