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Environmental Scientist

Employer
T.Y. Lin International
Location
Miami-Dade County, Florida, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 27, 2021

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
Permitting
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Overview:

T.Y. Lin International is a full-service, professional engineering firm focused on the planning, design, and construction of infrastructure solutions for public and private clients worldwide. The firm is an internationally recognized pioneer in solving the most difficult engineering challenges. Headquartered in San Francisco, California for over 65 years, TYLI has more than 3,200 professionals throughout the Americas, Asia, and Europe. TYLI is a member of Dar Group, a global, privately-owned professional services group, and its industry-leading family of Global Infrastructure companies.

T.Y. Lin International has an immediate need for an Environmental Scientist in Miami or Fort Lauderdale, FL. This position will report to the Environmental Sciences Group Leader and evaluate environmental permitting issues, conduct field investigations and assist in preparing Phase I and Phase II site assessment reports

Responsibilities:

Assist in the preparation of technical reports and environmental permit applications.

Perform wetland delineations, wildlife habitat assessment, and other field surveys.

Perform Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data collection, modeling, and production of resource maps.

Assist in the preparation of documents following the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Collect groundwater, surface water, and soil samples for laboratory analysis per Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Standard Procedures.

Assist in preparing Phase I and Phase II site assessment reports.

Coordinate with regulatory agency staff while preparing reports and permit applications.

Assist Supervisor with project compliance tracking and reporting.

Attend monthly teleconferences, annual workshops, and other meetings or seminars to acquire and enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities required to meet program goals and objectives.

Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Environmental Sciences or related field

Masters degree in Environmental Sciences or related field is preferred

3+ years of relevant experience in environmental science

Nearshore marine ecosystem and scientific diving experience a plus

SCUBA certification is desired

Experience must include performing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data collection, modeling, and production of resource maps

Field work is required for this position and may include working in inclement weather, high heat conditions, walking in rough or on uneven terrain, some work in water may also be included as well as carrying field equipment that may weigh up to 20 lbs.

A current 40-hour HAZWOPER certification is a plus

Excellent oral and written communication skills

T.Y. Lin International is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The Company requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly COVID-19 testing prior to attending any Company or client locations or events, unless an applicable accommodation is approved on the basis of protected grounds such as disability (e.g.: for medical reasons), religion, or sincerely held belief (or creed).
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