Principal Scientist

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

You will perform program research, planning and development, permitting, compliance monitoring, inspections/enforcement, and technical support services in relation to air, water, waste, corrective action, mining, biology, and other environmental programs. You will also write reports, develop plans, and implement steps to move projects toward closure in the most cost effective manner

Your Key Responsibilities

* Leadership in the development and coordination of client relationships and business growth

* Leadership of client/revenue acquisition and internal team growth to deliver the business

* Leadership of business development activities including proposal preparation and presentations

* Management of environmental projects including site assessment and remediation, risk assessment and risk management, and regulatory compliance monitoring

* Provision of technical and professional leadership to multi-disciplinary project teams including engineers, scientists and technologists

* Liaison with public and private sector clients, government review and approval agencies, subconsultants, and subcontractors

* Input to the career development of more junior staff, including technical direction, training recommendations, coaching and mentoring

* Contributions to Stantec's corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees

* Business travel upon request

* May be required to complete one or more of:

* groundwater resource evaluation, protection and management

* phased site assessments

* human health and/or ecological risk assessment

* remedial action plan development and/or design

* preparation of detailed designs, cost estimates and tender packages for remediation projects

* design and implementation of compliance monitoring plans

Your Capabilities and Credentials

* Proficient in policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training, leads by example, and applies these policies and procedures as appropriate to their work.

* Solid skills in technical writing.

* Observing and developing skills in communications and technical information exchange with clients, engineers and scientists, government regulators and agencies, and academia, as well as non-technical communication to the public.

* Able to build strong relationships with key clients with respect to their technical area and the broader business objectives in their regions.

* Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships.

* Drives collaborative efforts within the Business Center and beyond to deliver consistent, high quality and appropriately scoped technical work.

* Working knowledge of use of field equipment, GIS-related mobile data collection, reporting software (e.g., Parcel)and GINT for borehole logs is required

* At least four to six years of experience successfully executing technical aspects of medium to complex projects.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, or related field.

Minimum 10-12 years of related experience, or a combination of education (e.g., advanced degree) and experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Environmental Scientist

Primary Location: United States-Vermont-South Burlington

Organization: BC-1953 Transportation-US New England

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Manager

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Aug 10, 2018, 6:50:38 AM

Req ID: 180001E6

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