Staff Environmental Scientist

3 days left

Employer
NV5, Inc.
Location
Glendale, Arizona, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 21, 2021
Ref
2196206676
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives .

Support Environmental Planning and Permitting services and assist with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and other environmental permitting documents, such as Clean Water Act 401 certificates, USACE section 404 permits, federal and state endangered species support, and stormwater management programs.

Research and prepare technical memos and reports, including internal client documents, CEQA and NEPA documents, permit applications and coordinating permitting issues with regulatory agency staff. Both office and field work will be required.

During your time with us, you will develop your planning and permitting skills on a variety of projects located throughout the state, as well as growing your core skills in task coordination and leadership.

You will work with highly skilled and experienced members of our team as well as established clients that will provide you with the opportunity to continue to grow your professional network and your career. We have a strong commitment and culture of mentoring staff as well as senior level experts to help you succeed and grow your career.

• Bachelor's Degree or higher, in Biology/Ecology, Earth Sciences (Geology, Geography) Urban, Regional or Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Geography, or related field,
• 3-6 years' worth of work experience in environmental science,
• Ability to work both individually and as part of a collaborative team contributing to the preparation of environmental documentation,
• Ability to work full-time in Arizona, with a regular presence in our Phoenix office, and travel to project sites within the state for planning reviews.
• A have Class C driver's license or equivalent for travel purposes
Ideally, you will also have:
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and organizational skills
• An understanding of environmental regulations such as California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA),
• 2-3 years' worth of experience coordinating tasks / deliverables with multiple technical leads / stakeholders
• Experience and understanding of 401/404 requirements, federal and state endangered species laws, and stormwater management
• Ability to read technical documents on multiple subject areas, understand and summarize key points
• Ability to provide quality control of self-produced work products and delivery of documents and tasks that are accurate and well-organized
• Strong self-starter with ability to balance work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Experience with GIS
• Experience and comfort handling public involvement, agency coordination, and interfacing with clients, stakeholders and other professionals

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.

NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, creed, citizenship status, ancestry, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.