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Date: Mar 13, 2018

Location: Bismarck, ND, US

Company: Golder Associates

Staff Biologist

Location US-ND-Bismarck

Posted Date 1 month ago(2/12/2018 1:36 PM)
Job ID: 2018-13571
Area of Interest: EN - Contaminant Investigation and Remediation
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Bachelor Degree
Experience (Years): 2

Job Responsibilities

The Bismarck, North Dakota office of Golder Associates Inc. is looking for a qualified candidate to fill a Staff Biologist position within the Environmental Planning and Permitting practice with a focus on the oil and gas sector.

Responsibilities may include:
* Serve as Biologist/Task Manager working as a team with Golder personnel on North Dakota projects and various locations around the United States;
* Collect, manage, and analyze environmental data and information;
* Conduct wetland and ecological field work;
* Coordinate environmental permitting efforts with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies;
* Prepare technical reports to facilitate environmental permits and NEPA;
* Conduct Environmental Inspection work during construction;
* Provide technical and logistical support to Golder and Client field personnel;
* Support proposal preparation;
* Serve as North Dakota biological technical lead working with Golder staff around the country;
* Travel nationally as dictated by project demands;
* Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

* Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science or Biology;
* 2-5 years' relevant experience in wetlands and ecology, preferably in a consulting capacity;
* Direct project experience conducting wetland delineation and ecological field surveys in North Dakota;
* USACE introductory Wetland Delineation Training;
* Local knowledge of Great Plains flora and fauna;
* Direct project experience with NEPA, Clean Water Act (Section 401, 402, 404) permitting, and USFWS Section 7 consultation.
* Direct project experience preparing technical reports for wetlands and ecological field data;
* Direct project experience utilizing GPS for mapping identified resources.
* Direct project experience working on linear oil and gas projects in North Dakota.
* Understanding of proposal preparation and project management tasks (scope, schedule, budget and forecasting);
* Acute attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies;
* Have a good aptitude for using and understanding computer applications; and
* Have excellent communication skills, to communicate constructively with contractors, owners, and Golder personnel.
* GIS experience highly desirable;
* Business development and client service management skills are highly desirable;

No relocation is offered for this position.

Golder Associates Statement

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy.

Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck

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