HNTB Scientist II in Indianapolis, Indiana
What We're Looking For
Applies a sound knowledge of the principles and theories of geology, hydrology, chemistry, biology or other related sciences to analyze the potential effects a project may have on the environment and/or the potential effects the environment may have on the design and construction of a project. Participates in moderate to complex projects or all level of project/program difficulty and/or may be responsible for an assigned phase of project or program.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Preparing NEPA documentation for INDOT highway projects
Preparing Section 404/401 permits for INDOT highway projects
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Demonstrated INDOT environmental experience, including preparation of NEPA documentation and waterway permits (Section 404, Section 401, Construction in a Floodway)
Demonstrated experience and proficiency with ArcGIS, including mapping and/or spatial analyses
Computer skills with windows based programs such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
What You'll Need
Prepares environmental documentation, permits or mitigation plans for public and private clients with respect to acquisition and compliance for wetland impacts, bridge construction, threatened/endangered species.
Reviews and evaluates technical reports and plans of scientific aspects of proposed projects such as environmental clearance of projects, permitting, and mitigation plans.
Collects, analyzes and reports on geological, hydrological, biological or other scientific conditions at the proposed project site to identify the impact on the environment in the construction of highways, bridges or other structures.
Performs field investigations and research to determines the suitability of the project site for proposed use.
Provides technical advice and assistance to project engineers on specific geologic, hydrologic, biologic or other scientific aspects and their impact on the specific phase of construction.
Reviews and evaluates the potential impact of Federal, state and local environmental legislation.
Develops and maintains liaisons and effective working relations with groups and individuals, agencies, and the public to encourage cooperative management strategies or to develop information and interpret findings.
Prepares and participates in public information meetings and hearings.
Keeps current with trends, literature and new developments in ecology and environmental science.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science or related field
5 years related experience
3 years related experience (with Master's degree in Natural Sciences)
For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.
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The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.