Staff Environmental Scientist - Construction Compliance (Entry Level)

Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Jul 18, 2021
Jul 29, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
ERM is seeking a motivated Staff Environmental Scientist - Construction Compliance to join our global consulting firm in our Minneapolis office. As a new consultant at ERM, you will gain a wealth of experience across different sectors, clients, geographies and services, all of which will help shape your future career path at ERM. In this role, you will work closely with Project Managers on a variety of projects, potentially in the areas of field surveys, site investigation & remediation, environmental impact assessment, and environmental due diligence. ERM's collaborative culture provides knowledge sharing of best practices and ongoing learning opportunities for our consultants, allowing you to build your own individualized career path.

  • Provide technical assistance on environmental impact assessments, due diligence transaction, and sustainability-related projects.
  • Prepare plans, permits, and reports for wetlands, threatened and endangered species, storm water, NPDES, and wastewater programs.
  • Oversee and periodically perform environmental inspections on linear projects.
  • Prepare and conduct environmental training for construction personnel.
  • Conduct environmental sampling (hydrostatic test water, soil, etc.)
  • Participate and perform tasks for to support large environmental inspection programs.
  • Perform environmental compliance assessments and implement follow-up corrective actions to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Conduct field work, including ecological field studies.
  • Provide general environmental compliance support to clients, including on-site assistance, as needed.
  • Compile and evaluate data and assist in report preparation.
  • Perform project tasks within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
  • Support ERM Partners-in-Charge and Project Managers to deliver exceptional client value on projects.

  • BS in biology, environmental studies, or related science degree. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Recent graduate to 5 years of relevant environmental experience or professional internships.
  • Strong commitment to safety.
  • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills; experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports a plus.
  • Strong hands-on spreadsheet and database comprehension.
  • Detail-oriented with mechanical aptitude and hands-on trouble-shooting/problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of environmental sampling methods.
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Local candidates preferred.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world's leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our "boots to boardroom" approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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