HNTB Scientist IV in Little Rock, Arkansas
What We're Looking For
At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.
Join HNTB North Texas as a Scientist IV! Our office has an extensive history delivering exciting and complex transportation projects for area clients like DART, NTTA, ARDOT, TxDOT and major airports in Dallas/Fort Worth and Little Rock. Our 125+ professionals located throughout the Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, and Little Rock areas create an office dynamic rich in diversity and development, backed by leadership committed to sustaining an equitable and inclusive culture. HNTB North Texas also offers many exciting employee and community engagement opportunities through our employee led people committee dedicated to community involvement, employee development and social engagement.
What You'll Do:
Coordinates and conducts with other staff in the collection and analyzing of data obtained for projects.
Determines or develops best methodology and technical approaches for conducting analysis in field work; sets up test equipment as necessary to obtain scientific data.
Examines and evaluates present and future potential environmental science effects relating to the planning, design, and construction of proposed projects.
Serves as task lead or principal author in the preparation of reports, on environmental science effects of projects.
Provides technical scientific support on environmental issues to project managers during the planning, design, or construction of projects.
Performs review of work to ensure the design or construction are in compliance with design criteria and scientific specifications and determines the need for additional investigations, studies, or alternate plans or designs if necessary.
Supports the marketing and proposal preparation of potential opportunities or projects.
Leads the preparation of applications and supporting documents for local, state, and federal environmental permits as well as other regulatory compliance laws and regulations.
Assists in organizing, preparation, public meetings as well as possible participation in public meetings.
Attends various meetings with clients, other engineering firms, and staff and may lead discussion on environmental science issues.
Performs other duties as assigned.
What You'll Need:
Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Archeology, Anthropology, or related field and 6 years relevant experience, or
Master's Degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Archeology, Anthropology, or related field and 5 years of relevant experience
What You'll Bring:
Generates original ideas, data, and methodologies tailored to specific conditions or projects.
Contributes to scientific articles and trends to assess findings and relevance for environmental documentation and permits. Assesses and synthesizes disparate information for reports and provides recommendations for preferred approaches. Assists in the development of standards of practice for the team.
Supports marketing and proposal efforts (i.e., serving as lead author for sections of proposals).
Serves as the field investigator who organizes fields crews, determines methodologies, and guides work to be completed by less experienced staff.
Reviews and evaluates the field safety plans.
Prepares and performs environmental compliance monitoring.
Serves as a reviewer of others analysis in sections of technical reports and providing guidance to less-experienced staff.
Possesses knowledge to gain an advanced certification in established analytical methods with extensive experience in their application.
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Planning Group