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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Environmental Scientist - Environmental Services in Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota

Description

The Assistant Environmental Scientist will assist in conducting environmental and siting studies, preparing permitting applications and analyzing environmental data for various types of projects, including high-voltage transmission line routing, power generation construction activities and water treatment facilities.

  • Assist in conducting field surveys, assessments and collecting project-related data for analysis in environmental impact projects.

  • Assist in preparation of technical reports, environmental impact statements and environmental field studies.

  • Provide assistance in utilizing GIS data for map production in accordance with standards and industry best practices.

  • Assist with performing environmental site investigations, support erosion control efforts and subsurface soil sampling.

  • Assist in conducting environmental compliance audits.

  • Assist in preparing a wide variety of permitting applications such as air, land use and cultural resources permitting.

  • Support site selection studies and preparation of related National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation.

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Complies with all policies and standards.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science or a related natural science degree from an accredited program required.

  • Prior internship or natural science field experience preferred.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information.

  • Basic knowledge of environmental site assessment methods.

  • Basic knowledge of environmental compliance and compliance audits.

  • Basic knowledge of the environmental permitting process.

  • Basic knowledge of GPS and working in the ArcGIS desktop environment.

  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.

  • Valid driver's license required

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.

  • Involvement on campus or in the community preferred.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e., without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.

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Job Environmental

Primary Location US-MN-Minneapolis/St Paul

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 233825 Job Hire Type New Grad

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