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Senior Environmental Scientist

  • Job reference: NA-003398
  • Sector: Environment, Geotechnics, Marine & Coastal, Support Services, Transportation
  • Location: Tallahassee
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins 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.

Atkins has 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 seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Tallahassee, Florida Eco Sciences East Group as a Senior Environmental Scientist.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under direction, applies full competency in conventional scientific solutions related to functional area of assignment and broad knowledge of precedents in specialty area. Plans and coordinates scientific work related to detailed phases of a major project.


JOB DUTIES
  • Performs work which involves conventional practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials or procedures, or difficult coordination requirements.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • B.A./B.S. or M.S. in a field of Science to commensurate with hiring discipline.
  • This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum five years experience since Bachelor's degree or four years experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has six to seven years' experience.


SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail, technical writing, computer and communication skills. May be eligible for project management training.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, technical writing, computer and communication skills desired.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • GIS functional knowledge & skills.
  • Environmental regulatory experience.
  • Ability to interface with the public during meetings and presentations.
  • Ability to conduct Environmental Field Assessments (wetlands, T&E, coastal systems).


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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