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Scientist

  • Job reference: NA-002121
  • Sector: Environment, Marine & Coastal
  • Location: Miami
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 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 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.

Atkins is seeking an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starters to join our Miami team as an Scientist II with 4 to 6 years of experience at a minimum. Under supervision, performs standard scientific work while developing professional proficiency.

In this role we are looking for a team member to provide GIS support using the ArcGIS platform to assist with environmental constraints analysis on a project by project basis. The ArcGIS platform will be utilized to analyze various types of environmental influences (e.g. wetlands, threatened and endangered species, contamination, land rights/ownership interest) to provide clarity as to the environmental protective actions that will need to be contemplated during the subsequent project phases. This candidate will need to be able to work in a team environment and the current expectation is a part time as needed basis. There is the potential for field work, so the candidate needs to be accustomed and prepared to work in hot and humid conditions.

Job Duties:

Generally applies standard techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of somewhat diversified environmental evaluation tasks, requiring the use of land utilization analysis, natural resource interpretation, and deductive reasoning based on regulations established by local, state and federal government, and being able to detect problems in using standardized procedures.


Education and Experience:

B.S./B.A. or M.S. in a field of Science to commensurate with hiring discipline.  This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum of 4 years' experience with Bachelor's degree or two years' experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has 5 years' experience.

Special Skills:

Strong GIS skills.

Arborist.

Familiarity with Florida ecological communities.

Basic knowledge of Florida regulatory (permitting) framework.

Good analytical skills and attention to detail; technical writing, computer and communication skills.

Beneficial to be SCUBA certified.

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 EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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