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Title: Environmental Specialist
Company: Navarro & Wright Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Job Location: New Cumberland, PA or Sparks, MD
Requirements: Team:

Navarro & Wright Consulting Engineers, Inc., established in 1996, is a multi-disciplined civil engineering firm servicing public, private and institutional clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. We currently have 12 offices located throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware. Our team of professionals is dedicated to detail, innovative solutions, and cost control utilizing the latest technology and methodologies.

Position Summary:

This Position Supports the Maryland Department (MD) and related work required by other Departments of the Company. Work duties will include, but are not limited to, compilation, review, and QA/QC of environmental reports; performing wetland and forest stand identification and delineations; performing and compiling Phase I and II ESA reports; environmental permitting; overseeing environmental field operations; utilizing GIS/GPS technology; scheduling environmental staff/tasks; preparation of proposals (PSAs) and quotes; mentoring current environmental personnel; and performing environmental activities for the MD group and secondarily for other Company departments.

Primary Responsibilities:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform wetland and watercourse delineations, compile wetland reports, assist with Jurisdictional Determinations, and create wetland mitigation plans.
  • Utilize GPS, whenever necessary, for environmental work.
  • Compile waterway/wetland permits including Joint Permit Applications (JPA), Nationwide Permits (MD/PA) and General Permits (PA).
  • Prepare NEPA documentation including support documentation (Section 4(f)/6(f) forms, environmental justice evaluations, agricultural evaluations, ATON plans, etc.
  • Perform rare, threatened, and endangered species agency coordination.
  • Perform and/or assist in T&E studies such as Phase I bog turtle surveys or botanical surveys.
  • Perform Environmental Assessments including macroinvertebrate surveys associated with Army Corps of Engineers permits.
  • Perform or assist with Phase I, II, and III ESAs, including DEP File Reviews, and compile reports.
  • Collect soil and water samples, as per Agency or current industry standards.
  • Utilize ArcGIS as necessary. Prepare GIS maps when required.
  • Utilize CADD, whenever possible, for mapping assignments, figures, etc.
  • Scheduling of environmental personnel.
  • Attend client and Agency meetings as well as agency coordination meetings.
  • Assist with public involvement meetings.
  • Preparation of environmental portions of proposals.
  • Assist with the creation of projects Purpose and Need Statements, as required for projects.
  • Follow Maryland DOT/Agency formations and requirements.
  • Assist with QA/QC review for any of the above referenced documents.
  • Frequent travel to jobsites and occasional overnight stays required.
  • Obtain and maintain 40-hr HAZWOPER certification.
  • Assist other departments within the company and perform other duties when directed by supervisor.

Specialized  Responsibilities:

  • Perform Forest Stand Delineations (FSD) and Forest Conservation Plan (FCP) field work, compile reports/plans, and coordination with review agencies.
  • Maintain Maryland Qualified Professional FSD and FCP Certification.
  • Review and apply MD county environmental regulations/requirements for relevant environmental projects.
  • Perform desktop review for Environmental Assessment Reports and Natural Resource Inventory (NRI) Reports.
  • Perform Phase 1 Environmental Assessments and applicable field work.
  • Complete Critical Area Submissions, including Buffer Management Plans.
  • Obtain and maintain valid MSHA E&S Control Yellow Card Certification.
  • Obtain and maintain valid MSHA E&S Control Green Card Certification.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in the Environmental Sciences
  • Minimum of five (5) years of environmental work experience. Environmental laboratory applicants will not be considered for this position.
  • Experienced with ArcGIS
  • Familiarity with NEPA and Maryland/Pennsylvania environmental policies and knowledge of wetland and environmental impacts is strongly preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable mode of transportation.
  • Must demonstrate strong computer and communication skills, have a strong work ethic, be able to work independently.

Physical Demands / Work Environment 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in office and outdoor settings. Outdoor work is required in the investigation of various project sites on uneven and rough terrain in all weather conditions. There will be frequent exposure to extreme weather conditions, temperatures, and natural elements. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate instruments, computers and various pieces of office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is often required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. Field work, walking on uneven and oftentimes steep terrain. Driving to meetings or site visits. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move objects up to 45 pounds.

If you are ready to join a rapidly growing engineering firm with a diversity of talent, expertise, and experience, then we encourage you to apply today! Our employees consistently strive for excellence as they apply their own individual strengths to the job and the teams they work with. Our commitment to training and development provides employees the opportunity to achieve their goals while advancing their skills and providing cutting-edge technical and professional services to our clients.

Navarro & Wright Consulting Engineers is pleased to offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.  Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to our Human Resources Department at moc.thgirworravannull@rhmaet for consideration.

This is a full-time position.

Navarro & Wright Consulting Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 7/12/2019

Title: Lead Wetland Delineator – Environmental Specialist
Company: SWCA Environmental Consultants
Job Location: Bridgeville, PA
Requirements: SWCA Environmental Consultants is actively seeking resumes from qualified, driven individuals for an Environmental Specialist position in our Bridgeville, PA office. The successful candidate(s) will lead field crews during natural resources surveys. He/she will also be responsible for the preparation of natural resources technical documents, under the direction of a Project Manager. The position will support energy development, primarily natural gas and solar projects within the region. The position will entail both field and office work; however, it is expected that up to 75% of time will be spent performing fieldwork, primarily in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.

To review the full job description and requirements and to apply for this position, please click on the following link:
https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/10519/lead-wetland-delineator—environmental-specialist/job

This is a full-time position.

Posted: 7/8/2019

Title: Senior Environmental Scientists/Project Managers
Company: Lotus Environmental Consulting, LLC
Job Location: Wayne, PA & Harrisburg, PA area
Requirements: Lotus Environmental Consulting is seeking Senior Environmental Scientists/Project Managers for both our Wayne & Camp Hill offices.  Work will include technical activities related to wetland delineations, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation, and PADEP Chapter 105 permit preparation. Duties may include conducting field work, report writing, schedule management, and mapping. Conducting field work in all types of weather and terrain conditions as well as overnight travel will be required.

The candidate should have a B.S. degree in Biology, Environmental Science, or related discipline and a between 8-10 years of experience preferably in the transportation industry. The position will require leading field teams, overseeing staff, preparing proposals, managing budgets and interacting with clients. The position will require excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Planning field efforts and managing of projects
  • Attending marketing events and functions
  • Conducting project presentations to public and clients
  • Mentoring younger staff with technical and professional development
  • Ensuring projects are completed within scope, schedule and budget

The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal skills, produce timely & quality products, and be technically astute. Must possess initiative and be highly self-motivated and able to manage multiple tasks in an independent manner within a team atmosphere.

This is a full-time position, with benefits. The associated salary is commensurate with experience. Lotus is an equal employment opportunity and equal professional advancement employer. Employment decisions at Lotus are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It is our policy that Lotus does not discriminate in employment opportunities based on race, religion, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, sexual preference/orientation or veteran status regarding any position or employment for which the applicant or employee is qualified.

Please send resumes to moc.latnemnorivnesutolnull@sreerac

Posted: 6/28/2019

Title: Environmental Scientist
Company: Lotus Environmental Consulting, LLC
Job Location: Harrisburg, PA area
Requirements: Lotus Environmental Consulting is seeking an Environmental Scientist for our Camp Hill, PA office. Work will include technical activities related to wetland delineations, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation, and PADEP Chapter 105 permit preparation. Duties may include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Conducting field work (in all types of weather and terrain conditions)
  • Report writing and mapping
  • Schedule management
  • Assisting field teams
  • Providing oversight/guidance to Entry-level Environmental Scientists during field work

The candidate should have a B.S. degree in Biology, Environmental Science, or related discipline and between 3-5 years of experience, preferably in the transportation industry. The position will require assisting field teams and providing oversight/guidance to Entry-level Environmental Scientists during field work. The position will require excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment. Candidates for this position should have experience in more than one of the following subject matters: NEPA documents, natural resources studies (wetlands, streams, and wildlife habitat surveys) and PADEP Chapter 105 permits and NPDES permits. GIS capabilities are a plus.

This is a full-time position, with benefits. The associated salary is commensurate with experience. Lotus is an equal employment opportunity and equal professional advancement employer. Employment decisions at Lotus are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It is our policy that Lotus does not discriminate in employment opportunities based on race, religion, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, sexual preference/orientation or veteran status regarding any position or employment for which the applicant or employee is qualified.

Please send resumes to moc.latnemnorivnesutolnull@sreerac

Posted: 6/28/2019