Environmental Scientist

Employer
McCormick Taylor
Location
Mount Laurel, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
Jun 03, 2021
Ref
2075677677
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
McCormick Taylor is actively seeking an entry to mid-level Environmental Scientist for immediate employment for our Mt. Laurel, New Jersey office location. The candidate will be responsible for providing regulatory and permitting compliance for transportation (roadway, transit) projects for local, state, and federal clients primarily located in New Jersey, but also PA and Delaware. Knowledge of NEPA compliance and documentation, and experience with wetland field work and delineations preferred. Activities include, but are not limited to, environmental assessment studies for permitting, wetland/stream delineations, watershed assessments, water quality permitting, compliance monitoring, and preparation of Categorical Exclusion Documents (CEDs). Permitting experience is a plus.

  • Conduct delineations of Waters of the U.S. (including wetlands) in accordance with current regulatory requirements and guidelines, prepare supporting documentation, and conduct JDs.
  • Conduct stream, wetland, and wildlife habitat assessments.
  • Conduct Phase I Bog turtle studies.
  • Assist with environmental permitting processes and agency permit applications including but not limited to wetland/waterway permitting and the Endangered Species Act (federal and state).
  • Assist with compilation of various CEDs for multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Monitor and write reports for wetland mitigation projects.
  • Utilize GPS, ArcGIS, and Microsoft Office for project data collection, analysis, and reporting.

  • BS/MS degree in Environmental Sciences or related field
  • Previous experience with NJDOT projects preferred
  • 2+ years of technical and field experience preferred in wetland delineation and other natural resource surveys, environmental data collection, compliance monitoring and environmental permitting
  • Detail oriented and ability to work independently
  • Effective environmental writing and communication skills

McCormick Taylor continues to comply with state protocols for social distancing and safety protocols for work environments, and as such the selected candidate will be expected to work from home until further notice. Information regarding equipment, software, and other details will be discussed with qualified candidates as part of the interview process.

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