Biologist (Temporary)

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, US
Apr 30, 2021
May 19, 2021
Employment Type
Temporary / Seasonal
Salary Type
Be involved in our New Mexico Team, and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges. At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future! WSP is currently initiating a search for a Temporary Biologist for our Albuquerque, New Mexico office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support public sector clients with biological resources services
  • Preparation and oversight of biological resources studies
  • Collection and analysis of data to support the preparation of planning and/or NEPA studies.
  • Support a variety of planning/engineering studies related to multimodal transportation and aviation planning including: feasibilities studies, location studies, corridor alternative analysis, wildlife hazard assessments, environmental assessments, and categorical exclusions.
  • Support the preparation of biological and NEPA documents; and assist with production as necessary
  • Maintain project files and the production of administrative records.
  • Manage time and effort effectively on multiple projects
  • Other duties as assigned
Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team. Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
  • A minimum of five years' experience; advanced degrees may substitute for one or more year of experience
  • Demonstrated experience in biological resources studies with emphasis on avian experience
  • Knowledge of public sector requirements and practices for biological resources studies
  • Knowledge of principles and practice of research and avian point count data collection
  • Knowledge of NEPA process and environmental toolkits; demonstrated experience in all levels of NMDOT NEPA documentation including CE, EA and EIS projects
  • Experience preparing technical reports, and/or NEPA documents
  • Good organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well independently and in a group setting
  • Ability to travel out of the immediate area and to work outside of regular work hours if needed
  • Ability to navigate and collect data using Trimble GPS equipment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Experience with ArcGIS preferred.

About WSP USA WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career. At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started? WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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