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Environmental Scientist

Employer
Rummel Klepper & Kahl, LLP
Location
Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 19, 2023

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
Permitting
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
RK&K is hiring an Environmental Scientist to join our growing team in Pittsburgh, PA. As an RK&K Environmental Scientist, you will be actively involved in a diversity of wetland and forest delineation, permitting, habitat improvement, ecological restoration, and other environmental projects.

Basic Responsibilities

  • Conduct wetland delineations, forest assessments and other natural resource inventories
  • Provide technical support and expertise to project managers and client account managers serving our energy, municipal, and transportation client base
  • Prepare documents and environmental permits
  • Interact with clients and regulatory agencies
  • Collaborate with other environmental professionals
Required Education, Certification and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or equivalent
  • Undergraduate curriculum that emphasized ecology, botany, and other natural resources disciplines
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Wetland Delineation Training
  • Threatened and Endangered Species surveys
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Motivated to find creative solutions to environmental problems
  • Excited to work outdoors in all seasons
Preferred Certification and Experience
  • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS)
  • Certified Ecologist or Certified Wildlife Biologist
  • ArcGIS
  • SafeLandUSA Trained
Other Requirements
  • Valid driver license and favorable driving record
  • Ability to work in the field and participate in overnight travel
Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About Us

With 30 offices from Pennsylvania to Florida and ranked 62nd on ENR's 2020 listing of the Top 500 Design Firms, our design and construction management firm specializes in transportation, environmental and energy projects. Our success is based on our ability to deliver what our clients want using sound, technical solutions to achieve the best possible outcome on a project. Expressed in our ability to treat every one of our 1,400 employees as a professional, RK&K has received extensive recognition for its exceptional and unique workplace culture.

What We Offer

RK&K offers excellent potential for career advancement and professional growth. We also offer attractive compensation packages commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health , dental , vision , life and disability insurances
  • Matching 401(k) plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Much Much more!

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