Environmental Scientist/Geologist

at Foth Infrastructure & Environment in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Do you like to solve problems in an engaging, collaborative, team environment? Are you excited about discovery, technical innovation, and achievement? Does working in a flexible culture with professional growth opportunities, a family friendly vibe, and smart, caring colleagues make for a great day? If so, consider an employment opportunity at Foth and join these members who enjoy their .

The scientists and engineers of Foth Environment Solutions take on complex projects across many markets, including manufacturing, mining, solid waste, utilities, and coastal infrastructure. Informed by decades of experience and today's best practices, we solve critical problems and add value in each of the markets we serve.

Foth Environment Solutions has a long track record of exceptional results. Whether the goal is asset realization, navigating regulations, ensuring safety, reducing costs, or gaining a competitive edge, we are ready for the challenge.

Foth is currently seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-oriented Geologist / Environmental Scientist who is looking for new learning experiences, opportunities for career growth, and a desire to contribute to our clients' success. This position will be located in one of our Green Bay, WI, Madison, WI, Minneapolis, MN, Duluth, MN, Springfield, IL, Des Moines, IA or Cedar Rapids, IA locations.
Primary Responsibilities
Provide environmental review and data analysis for multiple environmental, regulatory, and permitting projects throughout the Midwest
Coordinate and execute environmental and technical fieldwork
Provide project review, analysis, and summary of regulations and procedures governing environmental review, permitting, and data analysis
Interact with project stakeholders and key regulatory agency personnel to assist project proponents in navigating environmental review and permitting
Drafting of environmental review documents including data research, data analysis, and findings in alignment with stakeholder goals and agency requirements
Aid in drafting of Environmental Impact Statements, environmental assessments, biological assessments, field observation reports and other technical reports
Ability to travel to project and team locations on an as-needed basis (up to 30%)
Strong organization and project team coordination skills
Ability to present concepts and ideas clearly and concisely
Ability to work alone in a field situation
Excellent communication skills, technical writing skills, and experience reviewing data for synthesis into environmental review documentsRequired Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Hydrogeology, or related field
Experience with field sampling methods and related data management and reporting.
Experience working with environmental data sources, metrics and standards.
Experience managing multiple project tasks simultaneouslyPreferred Qualifications
2+ years of experience in a similar environmental scientist role
Demonstrable experience in preparation of environmental permitting or environmental review documents in the upper Midwest
Experience with Federal environmental review process including NEPA and state environmental review processes such as MEPA
Experience with preparing federal and state permit applications for natural resource projects
Private-sector or government experience, especially in the environmental review or permitting fields
Basic GIS experience
All Foth Companies are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. All locations are tobacco-free.
About Foth
Foth, the largest engineering and science consulting firm headquartered in Wisconsin, employs more than 650 members and operates in 28 locations to provide our national and international clients with convenient, personal services.
Our dynamic science and engineering teams at Foth are organized into business units - Environment Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, and Production Solutions - each comprised of extraordinary talent embodying decades of knowledge and specialized expertise. We bring our 85 year history of success and interdisciplinary knowledge to every client we serve, understanding their business, providing trusted advice, and developing customized, innovative solutions with remarkable energy and ingenuity.
Foth provides engineers, scientists, and other talented professionals an award-winning employment experience, including flexibility to balance work and life. We take on our clients' toughest challenges which provides meaningful project assignments working alongside creative and dedicated team members.
Foth's commitment to our members is demonstrated by annually reinvesting 5% of professional fee... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11857901

Posted On: Apr 25, 2024

Updated On: May 25, 2024

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