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Environmental Scientist / Lead

Pittsburgh, PA 15106

Posted: 05/07/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 38485 Remote/Work From Home Jobs: Work from home flexibility

Job Description

 Lead Environmental Biologist to work with a team located in Pittsburgh, PA. This is a full-time, permanent opportunity with our client. 

This position is a hybrid opportunity - Field/office/Home.

Job Overview:
Lead Environmental Biologist position is responsible for acting as a lead resource for project staff, through the development of project specific environmental investigations and permitting projects.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Independently conducts Wetland delineation and mitigation projects.
  • Permit preparation; including general permit preparation for well sites and pipeline projects, plant and soil identification.
  • Prepare technical evaluations and validate analytical data retrieved from field work, conducting corrective actions.
  • Collect, analyze, and report on environmental data, such as soil or water samples.
  • Compare results and methods to federal and local regulations and guidelines, reporting on the gaps and achievements.
  • Operates instruments, track test results, and troubleshoot when problems arise.
  • Compile and submit permit packages to state agencies.
  • Participate in field visits as required by project needs
  • Prior field experience when performing the duties of an Lead Environmental Biologist, including a proficient understanding and knowledge of unique wetland and stream habitats, vegetation types and soil identification.
  • B.S. in Environmental Sciences or similar field from an accredited university. Applicable industry experience may be substituted at the discretion of senior management.
  • 3-10 years of experience in the environmental field.
  • Experience in permit preparation, including general permit preparation for well sites and pipeline projects, plant and soil identification, and an understanding of rare, threatened, and endangered species clearances.
  • 3-7 years of stream and Wetland delineations and associated reports/permits.
  • Knowledge of field data collection and GPS technology.
Preferred Skills:
  • USACE-based Wetland Delineation Certification.
  • Professional Wetland Scientist Certification or Wetland Scientist in Training.
Job Requisition #38485
A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this role is $58,640 - $63,640per year.

The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.

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