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Sr Project Scientist

Trileaf Corporation
Austin, Texas, US
Closing date
Jun 13, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description

Trileaf Corporation is a nationwide environmental, architecture, and engineering consulting firm that assists clients with environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance, and engineering and architectural design. From its headquarters in St. Louis, MO, and multiple branch offices throughout the U.S., Trileaf serves the wireless communications, commercial real estate, financial, and petroleum industries.

Job Summary:

Trileaf is seeking a full-time Sr. Project Scientist with 3-5 years of field experience conducting environmental due diligence work on telecommunications and commercial real estate projects, including Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (Phase I ESAs) and Phase II ESAs and/or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Review Reports. This position is based in our Austin, TX office.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Travel to project location, take detailed notes and photographs of site (2-3 days per week)
  • Conducting interviews, in person, via email, and phone
  • Ordering & analyzing government database records
  • Performing regulatory agency file reviews
  • Reviewing historical data (including topographic maps, Sanborn fire insurance maps, city directories, and aerial photographs)
  • Drafting of a standardized report using information from these various sources
  • Perform QA/QC to the satisfaction of both management and clients
  • Completing requested revisions & submitting report within pre-established timelines
  • Conducting field work to collect samples of potentially contaminated subsurface media (soil, groundwater, and soil vapor) and/or indoor air
  • Compare analytical contaminant data collected to applicable regulatory standards
  • Ability to conduct a preliminary screening of listed and/or proposed threatened and endangered species and critical habitat
  • Reviewing publicly available databases such as the National Wetlands Inventory and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered, the resume of the applicant must demonstrate the following qualifications/skills:
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to conduct field work
  • Ability and willingness to travel (travel not expected to exceed 2-3 days at a time)
  • Good computer skills
  • Independent worker
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Phase I Assessments (ASTM E1527)
  • Phase II Assessments (ASTM E1903)
  • NEPA Assessments

Preferred Qualifications / Experience:
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification
  • Professional Geologist is desirable
  • Licensed Asbestos/Lead-based paint Inspector
  • Mold assessment experience
  • Property Condition Assessments (ASTM E2018)
  • Transaction Screen Assessments (ASTM E1528)
  • Record Search with Risk Assessments (SBA SOP 50 10 6)
  • Environmental Professional (EP)
  • Wetland Delineations
  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Assessments

Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in Biology, Environmental Science, Geology, Geography or related fields

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401k w/matching
  • Short-term disability, Long-term disability & Life Insurance - 100% Employer paid
  • 3 weeks of PTO per year
  • 8 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday

Trileaf Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disorder, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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