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 (Posted 11/14/2019)

 Environmental Scientist Houston, Texas

Stantec’s Environmental Services practice seeks an Environmental Regulatory Specialist, with demonstrated experience in Texas and/or adjacent states, to lead environmental regulatory and project permitting efforts, supervise and mentor staff, provide project management, and support business development opportunities.

Your Key Responsibilities

Environmental regulatory and permitting responsibilities include identifying project-specific environmental regulatory requirements, coordinating with resource agency personnel, writing and reviewing technical reports, developing environmental permit applications, presenting at public meetings, facilitating successful environmental permitting of multiple and varied projects.

Project management responsibilities may include; developing proposals; managing projects and budgets; coordinating with clients, stakeholders, and internal project staff; and performing and overseeing project technical work. Business development responsibilities may include maintaining existing client relations and collaborating to develop and pursue new clients and opportunities. Additional responsibilities may include coordinating, conducting, and/or leading field work.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

    Demonstrated experience with local, state, and federal environmental regulations and permitting in Texas and/or surrounding states, including regulatory coordination and permit application development under Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act, NEPA, NPDES, and state and federally listed species regulations and permitting;

    FERC experience a plus;

    Technical specialization and expertise in the field(s) of wetland science, botany, wildlife biology, soil science, or related field(s);

    Provide technical leadership and project management on a wide variety of environmental planning and permitting projects for energy, government, and private sector clients throughout the US.

    Conduct project-related research (historical data, regulations, etc.).

    Project management responsibilities include developing proposals; managing projects and budgets; coordinating with clients, stakeholders, and internal project staff; and performing and overseeing project technical work.

    Prepare permit applications, including gathering supporting documentation, coordinating comment response with agencies, database investigations.

    Manage agency coordination related to Threatened and Endangered Species, Sections 404/10, Coastal Zone Management Act, and Section 106 Cultural Resources.

    Strong ability to interpret and use site plans, topographic maps, aerial photographs, and other maps and mapping resources;

    Strong written and verbal communications skills;

    Ability to perform fieldwork; Develop and maintain positive client relationships, including seeking opportunities for new business.

    Carry out project work within agreed time-frames and on budget.

    Create technical documents and provide review of technical documents that support regulatory submissions.

    Support and ensure implementation of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work and coordinate with HSE professionals during the execution of all phases of project planning and implementation.

    Complete applicable company and client required health & safety training (including OSHA required training);

    A strong work ethic, sense of humor, high ethical standards, a desire for team success and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment; and

    Valid driver's license and good driving record required.

    OSHA 40-hour training preferred.

    Prior to employment with Stantec a successful passing of a physical and/or drug & alcohol screen may be required.

Desired skills include:

    Minimum 10 years of environmental consulting and project management experience;

    Minimum 8 years of progressively responsible experience related to natural resource management, environmental planning, and/or related field(s);

    Minimum of 2 years of project management experience;

    Experience in specialty areas including O&G, electric and gas transmission and distribution, renewable energy, and utilities;

    Demonstrated positive reputation and relationships with environmental regulators;

    Experience conducting wetland delineations; and

    Experience conducting construction observation.

Education and Experience

BS in Environmental Science or related. A master's degree would be considered an asset.

8-10 years of experience in environmental permitting and/or consulting.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

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(Posted 8/21/2019)

 

Environmental Scientist (Full-time Position)

Minimum 1-2 years of environmental consulting experience
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, geology, or related sciences
Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I/II) field and report preparation experience
Position requires travel to project sites locally and other cities
Self-starter, working with minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills internally and with clients
Used to fast-paced work environment and proactive with deadlines
Good technical writing and editing skills

Please send resume to [email protected]

Environmental Performance, Inc.
The Woodlands, TX 77380
www.eperinc.com