Burns & McDonnell Assistant Environmental Scientist in Orlando, Florida

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.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

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

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

  • 0 to 3 years professional experience.

  • 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).

  • 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.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Environmental

Primary Location US-FL-Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 180677

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