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Environmental Associate I

Michael Baker International
Trenton, New Jersey, US
Closing date
Dec 8, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Informatics / GIS
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Full time
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Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. The firm offers a comprehensive range of innovative services and solutions in support of federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private development and commercial clients. Michael Baker International's focus is on the safety and security of people across the world through planning and engineering improvements to infrastructure and the environment, and through protection of our quality of life and freedom in support of national and international security. With more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 80 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by Engineering News Record (ENR).
Michael Baker International's Mission is to make a difference by providing innovative solutions to sustain the future and further the safety, security and quality of life for people across the globe by providing the highest level of expertise, unmatched quality and effective project teams for a diverse range of projects and clients.
Michael Baker International offers excellent benefit packages that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Additional Paid Time Off, Flex-Time, 401-K Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Credit Union. To learn more, please visit us on the web at . Michael Baker International is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran/e-Verify Employer

The Environmental Associate will contribute to environmental studies, including wetland delineation, habitat assessments, preparation of NEPA documentation and permit applications. In addition, you will assist in supporting technical engineering projects in NJ and NY by participating in environmental document preparation and applications for State (NJDEP - required; NYSDOT/NYSDEC - desirable) and Federal permitting.

You will also assist in the preparation of applications for state agencies and federal permitting for transportation projects. You will follow NEPA regulations and the tenets of other environmental laws, rules, and regulations to assist in the preparation of technical reports. You will also use GIS software to prepare map products and assist in representing the Environmental Group at public and client meetings.

Environmental Associates are an integral part of the team and work closely with planners and engineers through project scoping, design, construction and beyond.

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, or a related field.
  • 0-2 years of related experience.
  • Assist in conducting environmental analyses for NEPA documents.
  • Knowledge of NEPA regulations and the tenets of other environmental laws, rules, and regulations or ability to learn quickly.
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to accuracy, quality and relationship building with a wide variety of people.
  • Must have excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills.
  • Esri ArcGIS software as well as Microsoft Office

Preferred Experience
  • New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania Environmental Permitting Experience.
  • Experience with transportation and non-transportation infrastructure and development project (e.g., highways, facilities, freight rail, transit, DOD, DOI, energy, land management) for private sector clients and public agencies.
  • Wetland Professional in Training Certification is a plus.
  • MicroStation, and/or AutoCAD
  • Intermediate plant identification skills


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. As a covered federal contractor, Michael Baker International is required to comply with Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, and its implementing guidelines. This includes ensuring that all covered employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, except in limited circumstances when there is legal entitlement to an accommodation. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
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