Environmental Analyst

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Lauderdale, Minnesota, US
Jun 05, 2021
Jul 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
position summary

In this full-time position the Environmental Analyst will support a team with environmental permit acquisitions, environmental review, and construction/operation compliance management for energy infrastructure projects. This position requires technical knowledge or the willingness to learn federal, state, and local permitting regulations to support energy-related projects.


The Environmental Analyst is responsible for the following:
  • Assist Project Managers with tasks associated with permitting and compliance services to the energy sector and more specifically natural gas projects.
  • Support projects that involve analysis of the environmental impacts of proposed energy projects, including analyses to support the development of Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments.
  • Conduct onsite monitoring at active construction sites, including soil screening and soil and/or groundwater sampling.
    • Review projects to assess the potential to encounter contaminated soil and/or groundwater.
    • Conduct storm water compliance inspections and complete inspection reports.
    • Support wetland, waterbody and/or cultural field surveys, including subcontractor communication, scheduling, and associated internal and external reporting.
    • Supporting administrative functions as needed, including document production and technical editing of large, detailed scientific documents.
    • Work with internal Project Managers and external clients in a manner that is consistent with Merjent's
  • reputation for excellence.

qualifications and experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:
  • B.A. or B.S. in environmental science or environmental studies, environmental engineering, biology, or closely related field.
  • 0-3 years of environmental permitting experience, with preference to work completed in the energy industry.
  • 0-3 years of experience, or familiarity with the National Environmental Policy Act, or permitting processes through the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, State Historic Preservation Offices, or other federal, state, or local regulatory agencies.
  • Knowledge, interest, and/or experience in hydrology, biology, or other field experience is a plus.
  • Strong self-starter tendencies and excellent organizational/task management skills.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and work well under pressure, both in large teams and one-on-one.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to analyze, organize, and interpret data from multiple sources and translate that information into direct, easy to understand written deliverables.
  • Must be detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral communication and technical writing skills. Proficient at the Microsoft suite of products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); technical editing experience a plus.
  • Must be willing to travel domestically as needed (0-20%), depending on the needs of the project. Some fieldwork may be required depending on background and/or interest.

Merjent, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

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