Environmental Scientist

Emmons and Olivier Resources

This position will support a team of engineers and scientists with environmental permitting and design, as well as resource inventory and assessment, for work with renewable energy and utility clients, along with other types of innovative projects of varying scale. The ideal candidate has prior consulting experience working on utility development projects and a sound overall knowledge of applicable regulatory programs. Must thrive in a small company environment, which requires a well-rounded skill set, the ability to multitask, and the desire to explore innovative designs, processes, and ideas. Candidate should be detail orientated and able to both work independently and collaboratively with large teams. Wetland science/delineation, hydrology, and soil science backgrounds are also desirable.

Education/Experience requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, natural resources, or other physical/biological sciences field
  • 1-3 years of experience conducting field work, including ecological field studies, archaeological/cultural resource studies, habitat assessment, and wetland delineations

Preferred Experience: Working towards or recognized as a Professional Wetland Scientist, WDNR Assured Wetland Delineator, or Minnesota Wetland Professional Certificatio

  • 1-3 years of experience and/or strong technical background in permitting energy projects
  • At least 1 year of experience with being a wetland lead for projects using the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineations Manual and Regional Supplement(s)
  • Experience working with environmental, regulatory and land use agencies, such as: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Public Utility Commissions (PUC), state departments (such as Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Office of Energy), and State Historic Preservation Offices
  • Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and on challenging terrain
  • Ability to work occasional weekends and occasionally over 40 hours per week
  • GIS experience required
  • Project Management experience a plus
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to conduct occasional field work (usually 1-2 days/week in growing season)

To apply for this job please visit www.eorinc.com.