Staff Biologist

LT Environmental    Arvada, CO
Job Description

The Staff Biologist will primarily be responsible for conducting field assessment activities, site investigations, routine site monitoring, assisting with preparation of technical reports, and preparation of state and federal oil and gas permits. This is a full-time position with 75% of time spent working in the field and may involve scheduled out of town travel.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Conduct vegetation assessments, noxious weed observations, raptor surveys, habitat inventories, wetland delineations, and data collection using GPS units.
  • Conduct site assessments, excavation oversight, soil, groundwater, and surface water sampling, SPCC inspections, fugitive emission surveys, field equipment calibration and maintenance.
  • Assist with preparation of technical reports, including Biological Assessments, Environmental Assessments, Pre-Construction Notifications, Reclamation Plans, and Weed Management Plans.
  • Assist with preparation of state and federal oil and gas permits.
  • Ability to represent LTE in a positive manner in front of Clients and communicate effectively with clients about project activities.
  • Perform regular field work.
  • Perform health & safety related activities.
  • Occasional overnight travel may be necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • What You Bring To The Team:
  • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or related discipline. Current OSHA HAZWOPER is preferred.
  • Two or more years of applicable work experience.
  • Basic knowledge of wetlands (certification is preferred), wildlife (especially birds), plant identification, hydrology, and soils.
  • Familiarity with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and the Clean Water Act.
  • Valid driver’s license; motor vehicle record free of major infractions, and successful completion of drug/alcohol screening and medical physical are required.
  • Certifications in wetland delineations are preferred.
  • Environmental, Oil patch, and/or field experience in the oil patch is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as organization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to follow direction and work independently, as well as, in a team environment and a positive professional attitude.
  • Must be detail oriented with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities in order to ensure compliance with relevant state/federal regulations and client-specific requirements.
  • Ability to interact with employees at all levels within the organization.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Have a valid driver’s license; motor vehicle record free of major infractions, and a commitment to safe operations.
  • Must be physically able to lift 50 pounds, walk around construction sites, climb slopes, ladders, and berms, cross uneven terrain, and work around water, sometimes in extreme weather conditions.
  • LTE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

    Fri, 15 Mar 2019 22:16:13 GMT

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