Environmental Scientist
Parsons Brinckerhoff 111 reviews - San Francisco, CA

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Parsons Brinckerhoff is looking for an Environmental Scientist who enjoys working under limited supervision to handle a variety of assignments related to permitting and a biological monitoring and mitigation program.

You will be the go to person for both client and sub-consultant staff for certain aspects of the project. You will work with the Project Manager to develop, assign and implement technical task orders; oversee their execution and budgets, and ensure compliance with permitting requirements.

Additional duties will include:
  • Preparing regulatory permit applications and amendments
  • Representing the biological monitoring and permitting team at weekly meetings with the client
  • Preparing PowerPoint presentations and materials for meetings with regulatory agencies and the client
  • Supporting project schedulers and risk managers with the development of environmental permitting schedules and risk management documents, respectively
  • Working directly with construction engineers and contractors to implement mitigation measures and biological monitoring
  • Reviewing construction plans and contract change orders
  • Scheduling and coordinating biological monitoring activities
  • Participating in field site inspections
  • Depending on interest and experience, assisting with monitoring activities such vegetation surveys, bird surveys and fisheries monitoring
  • Reviewing technical documents and preparing compliance monitoring reports
  • Preparing financial updates and progress reports for the client
  • Assisting the Project Manager and Project Administrator with review of subconsultant invoices and preparing invoices for submittal to the client
  • Maintaining a public website for disseminating reports and information to regulatory agencies and members of the public
  • There may also be other opportunities such as preparation of biological surveys and studies in support of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years experience in biological field surveys and/or environmental compliance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, or related degree
  • Basic understanding of project management. Experience in a project management role a plus.
  • Experience working with Caltrans and/or other transportation agencies is desired
  • Experience working directly with environmental regulatory agencies, such as NMFS, CDFW, USFWS, BCDC and ACOE
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of NEPA/CEQA is desired, but not required

This is a long term project anticipated to run 4 plus years.


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After converting the US, Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) is spreading its gospel around the world. A leading transportation engineering firm, the...