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Environmental/Ecology Scientist ( Entry Level )

  • Job reference: NA-002483
  • Sector: Energy, Power, Renewables
  • Location: Orlando
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Orlando, Florida Eco Sciences East Group as a Environmental Scientist.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under supervision, performs standard scientific work while developing professional proficiency.

JOB DUTIES
  • Generally applies standard techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of somewhat diversified scientific tasks, requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning, and being able to detect problems in using standardized procedures.
  • Environmental compliance monitoring, permitting and report preparation
  • Assist senior staff with wetland delineations, wildlife habitat assessments, and other field surveys
  • Perform basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data collection and production of resource maps.
  • Conduct online data searches



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • B.S. or B.A. in a field of Science to commensurate with hiring discipline. Minimal experience is required of incumbents with directly related Bachelor's degree; no experience is required with a Master's degree.

SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail; technical writing, computer and communication skills
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team, including frequent interactions with government personnel and contractors


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Willing to do field work in hot and humid conditions
  • Occasional overnight travel
  • ArcGIS experience preferred 
  • Ability to drive 4-wheel vehicles, both on and off road


Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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