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Job Description

About UsAt HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
 Primary ResponsibilitiesThe Environmental Scientist/Biologist job would entail:• Work on wide variety of environmental planning, environmental compliance, natural resources projects as they relate to transportation and development projects.• Work on environmental assessments/impact analysis and associated permitting and compliance monitoring for transportation, industrial, energy, and other infrastructure projects that require conformance with Federal/State/City Environmental Reviews.• Prepare environmental reports including wetland and watercourse delineation reports, biological assessments, monitoring reports, mitigation plans and related documents.• Assess and analyze project impacts to identify permit requirements; and develop strategies to avoid or minimize impacts and permit requirements.• Conduct field work associated with the collection of natural resource data, such as wetland delineation, mussel surveys, vegetation and habitat surveys.• Support other project managers across market sectors and disciplines in completing required studies, documents and reports• Research and interpret scientific literature, regulatory programs, guidance and applications.• Assimilate and manage data, provide creative graphical representations of complex information.• Work with geographic positioning tools and information systems.• Assist in preparation for and participation in public information meetings and hearings.  Keyword(s): ODOT, DOT, Rail, Freight, Transit, NEPA, Planning, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Planner, Biologist, Wetland Scientist *LI-MJ1 

Qualifications

 Required Qualifications• 5+ years-experience related to responsibilities noted within the primary responsibilities.• Strong academic background with a B.S. or B.A. in biological studies, natural resources, wildlife management, wildlife biology, botany, or an equivalent subject.• Exceptional and demonstrated technical writing ability. Experience drafting technical documents such as scientific papers, survey findings reports, compliance documentation, or similar required.• Proficiency in MS Excel and Word. Experience with ArcGIS software and Trimble hardware a plus.• Strong conceptual, organizational, problem-solving and research abilities.• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.• Experience in the Ohio area preferred.• Professional certifications such as WPIT, PWS, CWB, AICP, etc are preferred.• Some field work will be required, and candidate must have the ability to work in field conditions and carry necessary tools and equipment.• Travel may be required to project sites.• Preference given to local candidates Why HDRAt HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible.  When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.   

Primary Location

: United States-Ohio-Cincinnati

Industry

: Environment/Sciences

Schedule

: Full-time

Employee Status

: RegularBusinessClass: Environmental Sci and Planning

Job Posting

: Sep 1, 2021  

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