Junior Environmental Scientist

CALYX Engineers and Consultants Published: October 31, 2018
Location
Roswell, Georgia
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Engineering / Scientific /

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Description

~ For 25 years, CALYX has developed a reputation for providing quality services in the areas of site and civil engineering, building structure design, land surveying, roadway and structure design, subsurface utility engineering, construction engineering inspection, transportation planning, traffic services, water resources, cultural resources, and environmental services. ~

CALYX is an Engineering News Record Top 500 Design Firm (national and Southeast) and ranked #26 in the Zweig Group's "Hot" 100 Firms (U.S. and Canada). We are your proven partner, ready to assist you with your most ambitious plans.

Position Overview

CALYX Engineers and Consultants, an NV5 company, is seeking a full-time Junior Environmental Scientist for our Roswell, GA office. This position will provide assistance to project managers, engineers, and senior environmental scientists with general ecological field surveys, wetland and stream delineations, state and federal protected species surveys, environmental permit preparation (USACE 404 permits and GAEPD buffer variance applications), scientific data interpretation, technical report writing, and planning tasks for the Ecology Group.

Responsibilities

The most frequent and essential work activities include:

  • Responsible for task management.
  • Conduct ecology field investigations and data collection.
  • Provide technical report writing.
  • Complete project tasks within deadlines and budgets.

Qualifications

Prerequisites for employment include:

  • BS degree in biology, botany, ecology, wildlife or similar field.
  • 1-5 years of experience with natural resource related projects.
  • Writing skills and ability to interpret and present field data in technical reports.
  • Experience and positive relationships with regulatory agencies.
  • Proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Trimble GPS unit, Microstation, and ArcGIS.
  • Willingness to travel for consecutive days/nights.
  • GDOT experience a plus.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid driver's license prior to employment.

Work environment and physical demands of this position:

  • This position will be subject to indoor and outside environmental conditions, including weather conditions such as wet and /or humid environments, extreme cold and/or heat, dusty and noisy work environments.
  • Work will primarily be in the field involving long term standing and frequent walking as well as include common hazards at construction and project sites.
  • Must be able to carry, lift and push/pull up to 30 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Must be able to walk over rough and uneven terrain and be able to stand up to 10-12 hours a day on occasion.
  • Must have the ability to see, smell, hear, talk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel and twist, crouch, crawl, reach, grasp, sit, stand, and walk.
  • Weekend and overtime work and/or overnight work and travel may be required.
  • Additional physical duties may be required as necessary.

Additional Information

  • The characteristics described above are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position.
  • When properly requested and when feasible (without undue hardship to the organization), reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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