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Senior Environmental Scientist

Company: Sambatek, Inc.
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Sambatek, LLC is a professional services firm that specializes in engineering, planning, surveying, and environmental services. We serve public and private clients throughout Minnesota, Texas, North Carolina, and across the country. We embrace challenging projects and work hard to help our clients find success. As a people-first employer, we offer flexible work schedules and the opportunity to choose your work location- remote or in-office- as your work allows.

The Opportunity

Sambatek is currently seeking a Senior Environmental Scientist in our environmental group within our Transportation department to collaborate with a team in completing environmental documentation tasks. This individual will work on projects involving linear civil engineering projects and site-specific land development projects at the study, preliminary engineering, and final design phases.

Work Location: Hybrid, in-office as needed or as preferred

The qualified candidate will:

  • Complete environmental reviews and analysis per client and regulatory agency requirements
  • Lead the development of environmental documentation, such as AUARs, Categorical Exclusions, EA/EAW, and EIS
  • Write technical reports, such as wetland delineation reports
  • Lead or support development of permit applications and supporting materials
  • Lead or support coordination with project teams, clients, and agencies to ensure all environmental requirements are identified and met


    • Bachelor's Degree in Earth Science field (Biology, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Science, Hydrology, or Soil Science)
    • Wetland Certification
    • 2-6 years of experience in environmental documentation, ideally related to transportation projects
    • Experience or familiarity with MnDOT and linear projects
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel, and specialty software such as ArcGIS, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Bentley Microstation/GEOPAK or Open Roads, and GPS data collection
    • Strong self-motivation, strong communication skills (verbal and written), leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work independently or collaboratively to manage multiple tasks on multiple projects with strong attention to detail
    • Schedule and organize staff workloads and project budgets and schedules to meet scope via quality deliverables

      Physical Demands and Work Environment

      • Work is primarily performed in an office environment
      • Ability to occasionally move equipment/objects weighing up to 10 pounds

        Sambatek, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We select candidates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, and any other category protected by law.

Keywords: Sambatek, Inc., Minnetonka , Senior Environmental Scientist, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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