HNTB Scientist II in South Portland, Maine
What We're Looking For
Applies a sound knowledge of the principles and theories of geology, hydrology, chemistry, biology or other related sciences to analyze the potential effects a project may have on the environment and/or the potential effects the environment may have on the design and construction of a project. Participates in moderate to complex projects or all level of project/program difficulty and/or may be responsible for an assigned phase of project or program. Assists in executing virtual public involvement opportunities.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Natural resource identification, analyses, and documentation.
ArcGIS mapping and analysis.
Support for client virtual public involvement programs.
Collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams in project delivery.
Assist in projects from concept development through submission drawings.
Coordinate with sub-consultants and in-house personnel on a regular basis to complete assigned tasks. Some contact with clients.
Prepares technical plans and reports, written reports on small to medium sized planning projects, scopes of work, fee proposals and responses to Request for Proposals.
Final production of environmental documents, comprehensive plans and reports, graphics associated with public meetings, presentation drawings, reports, etc.
Other duties as assigned.
Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Geology, Soil Science, Planning, or relevant field.
Stream assessment training.
Wetland delineation training.
NH wetland certification.
Wetland and stream identification and mapping.
GIS user experience
ArcGIS, spatial analysis.
Works effectively as part of a team.
What You'll Need
Prepares environmental documentation, permits or mitigation plans for public and private clients with respect to acquisition and compliance for wetland impacts, bridge construction, threatened/endangered species.
Reviews and evaluates technical reports and plans of scientific aspects of proposed projects such as environmental clearance of projects, permitting, and mitigation plans.
Collects, analyzes and reports on geological, hydrological, biological or other scientific conditions at the proposed project site to identify the impact on the environment in the construction of highways, bridges or other structures.
Performs field investigations and research to determines the suitability of the project site for proposed use.
Provides technical advice and assistance to project engineers on specific geologic, hydrologic, biologic or other scientific aspects and their impact on the specific phase of construction.
Reviews and evaluates the potential impact of Federal, state and local environmental legislation.
Develops and maintains liaisons and effective working relations with groups and individuals, agencies, and the public to encourage cooperative management strategies or to develop information and interpret findings.
Prepares and participates in public information meetings and hearings.
Keeps current with trends, literature and new developments in ecology and environmental science.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Archeology, Anthropology or related field
5 years related experience
3 years related experience (with Master's degree in Natural Sciences)
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