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What We’re Looking For

The HNTB Tennessee office is looking to add a senior-level ecologist to its growing environmental practice serving clients across the state.

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

This opportunity entails being responsible for applying diversified knowledge and advanced scientific principles, theories, concepts and techniques of geology, hydrology, chemistry, biology or other related sciences to assist or lead all phases of a project including planning, investigation, and recommendations.

What You’ll Do:

  • Under minimal direction, leads the collection and analyzing of data obtained for projects.
  • Determines or develops best methodology and technical approaches for conducting analysis in field work; sets up test equipment as necessary to obtain scientific data.
  • Examines and evaluates present and future potential environmental science effects relating to the planning, design, and construction of proposed projects.
  • Serves as task lead or principal author in the preparation of reports, on environmental science effects of projects.
  • Provides technical scientific support on environmental issues to project managers during the planning, design or construction of projects.
  • Performs review of work to ensure the design or construction are in compliance with design criteria and scientific specifications and determines the need for additional investigations, studies, or alternate plans or designs if necessary.
  • Prioritizes and participates the marketing and proposal preparation of potential opportunities or projects.
  • Leads the preparation of applications and supporting documents for local, state, and federal environmental permits as well as other regulatory compliance laws and regulations.
  • Organizes and participates in public meetings. Attends various meetings with clients, other engineering firms, and staff and may lead discussion on environmental science issues.
  • Mentors junior staff, provides recruiting recommendations and performance feedback.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Archeology, Anthropology, or related field and 8 years relevant experience, or
  • Master’s Degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Archeology, Anthropology, or related field and 7 years of relevant experience

What You’ll Bring:

  • Provides technical oversight and guidance in the development of new ideas, data, and methodologies and how to apply it to techniques more broadly.
  • Develops the standards of practice for the team by presenting new methods and approaches to scientific and environmental analysis for application to the project.
  • Leads marketing and proposal efforts (i.e., may serve as pursuit champion or oversee production and review of proposals).
  • Review monitoring protocols to ensure compliance with design criteria, scientific specifications, and regulatory approvals/permits.
  • Serves as senior reviewer of technical reports in their entirety, providing guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Serves as a recognized expert in established analytical methods with extensive experience in their application.

What We Prefer:

Additional Information

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Planning Group



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