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Senior Environmental Scientist - Natural Resources
Company: VHB
Location: Wethersfield, CT
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 03/03/2021
Expire Date: 04/03/2021
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Construction, Mining and Trades, Consulting Services, Engineering, Government and Policy, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Real Estate, Science, Transportation, Executive Management, Research & Development, Environmental, Writing/Authoring, Natural Resources, Energy / Utilities
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Senior Environmental Scientist - Natural Resources



VHB is seeking a Senior Environmental Scientist to join our growing Wethersfield, CT, office. This position is a combination of work in the field and office, providing excellent growth opportunity within a vibrant team of professionals.

About Us

WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

  • We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back
  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)
  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

It’s not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us!

About the Position

Senior Environmental Scientist | Wethersfield, CT


  • Perform field environmental permit compliance observation and reporting on energy projects, transmission line construction projects and others, focused on implementation and maintenance of soil erosion and sedimentation control measures and practices
  • Turbidity monitoring of stormwater
  • Assist the department Director or a Project Manager with state and federal wetland permitting applications
  • Work within a team of professionals to conduct a wide array of ecological, wildlife and water resources related studies and analysis for a multitude of environmental, land development and energy (transmission and renewables) projects
  • Perform wetland delineations in accordance with state and federal criteria
  • Data analysis and technical report writing

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to work confidently and independently on highly active construction sites
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills as this position will require coordination with subconsultants and colleagues in other office locations regularly
  • Must have experience reading and understanding engineering site plans
  • Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to grow professionally
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Strong communication skills between clients, contractors, and state/federal officials


  • BS in environmental science, natural resources, wetland science, soil science, ecological sciences, or related field
  • 8+ years of professional environmental consulting experience, including experience conducting wetland delineations and state and federal natural resource permitting
  • Certifications as a Soil Scientist and/or Professional Wetland Scientist preferred, or the qualifications and ability to obtain certifications immediately after employment
  • Must have experience on construction sites and with Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control measures and practices. A Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) is preferable
  • This position may include night/weekend shifts and/or working in challenging weather conditions

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.


VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Company Name: VHB
Website: https://careers-vhb.icims.com/jobs/...
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