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WSP USA is Hiring an Early Career Environmental Scientist Near STANWIX,

Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. 
 
As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Early Career Environmental Scientist to join the Earth & Environment Team in the Pittsburgh, PA office. This entry-level position provides an opportunity to join a fast-paced team that provides solutions on environmental projects. The work entails a combination of field and office-related activities, with a need to carefully follow instructions, document activities, work as part of a team and requires problem solving and proactive communication. 

Your Impact

  • Assist with a variety of natural resources field support activities including: 
    • jurisdictional wetland delineations and protected species surveys;
    • assessment of potential impacts to wetlands and/or protected species;
    • environmental oversight during construction to ensure compliance with permit 
    conditions, and 
    • wetland and stream mitigation and ecological restoration monitoring.
  • Support the preparation of regulatory permitting applications (e.g., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 404, PADEP Water Protection Permit Programs, Section 7 Endangered Species Act Coordination, Section 106 National Historic Preservation Act Coordination, etc.)

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • 0-1 year of experience working as an Early Career Environmental Scientist.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Wildlife Ecology, Wetland Ecology, Plant Biology, Fisheries, Soil Science or a comparable life science field.
  • Familiarity with Pennsylvania wetland ecology, soil ecology, wildlife ecology, and/or botany as well as relevant environmental laws, regulations, compliance, and record keeping procedures .
  • Excellent written and oral interpersonal communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to both a scientific and non-scientific audience.
  • Effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results orientation, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to learn and apply new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously and follow instruction.
  • Comfortable with being involved in a workflow that includes field work and completion of reporting tasks for projects in a timely manner.
  • Capable of working independently and effectively within a culturally and geographically diverse cross-functional team in executing project work.
  • Self-motivated, honest, reliable and dedicated individual with the ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond traditional work day and/or work week time periods.
  • Willingness to complete local and/or national travel with possible short-term or long-term assignments at project sites.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), mobile GPS field data collection and mapping technologies
  • Proficiency with ESRI Software (including ArcGIS, ArcMap, ArcCatalog) and/or AutoCAD is a plus

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Job Summary

JOB TYPE

Other

INDUSTRY

Business Services

SALARY

$70k-88k (estimate)

POST DATE

04/04/2024

EXPIRATION DATE

06/03/2024

WEBSITE

wsp.com

HEADQUARTERS

MANHATTAN, NY

SIZE

15,000 - 50,000

FOUNDED

2014

CEO

LOU CORNELL

REVENUE

$1B - $3B

INDUSTRY

Business Services

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