Environmental Scientist II/Geologist II

Position Overview

This employee will provide environmental and/or ecological consulting services (or a combination thereof) for a wide variety of BMI clients under the supervision of the Dayton Engineering Manager.  This employee will conduct environmental assessments, site investigations, environmental permitting, and perform field sampling and testing services. 

Key Responsibilities

Operations/Essential Work Functions

  • Day-to-day technical support of environmental projects – Phase I ESA, site investigation, UST removal, etc.

  • Lead a team for routine groundwater, surface water, and leachate sampling and associated reporting

  • Provide boring descriptions and soil sampling related to borings or groundwater monitoring well installations

  • Perform groundwater monitoring well development and maintenance, and other groundwater testing (i.e. slug testing)

  • Field inspections of client sites related to post-closure care, NPDES, or construction

  • Preparation of annual license applications, modifications, exemptions, and construction documentation reports for various landfill facilities

  • Aerial mapping using Drone technology and GPS surveying

  • Preparation of NPDES permits and associated reporting

  • Preparation of air permits and associated reporting

  • Interface with government agencies, i.e. OEPA, US Army Corps of Engineers, ODNR, Various health departments, etc.

  • Prepare Environmental Permit applications for 401 Water Quality Certifications, 404 USACE permits

  • Computer modeling of groundwater and contaminant movement

  • Staff Management

    No direct management; however, this employee must work together with other BMI staff to achieve project deadlines.

    Client Retention & Business Development

    No specific responsibilities to client retention.  Business development activities when assigned.  Must be an active member of one professional organization.

    Project Management

    Day-to-day technical support of environmental projects.  Project management responsibilities dependent upon experience.

    Financial Management

    This employee will need to track their direct and indirect time, especially as it pertains to project budgets.  Other responsibilities dependent upon experience.

    Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering with Environmental Concentration, or related field from accredited college or university.

  • 3 to 5 years experience, experience groundwater sampling is preferred

  • PG (CPG), PE, or VAP Professional certifications are desired; if not obtained, at least on track to obtain.

  • Must have satisfactory driving record (capable of being insured under company policy) and pass background check.

  • AutoCAD proficiency desired but not required

    Skills and Abilities

  • Clean driving record.No more than two incidents within the last 36 months

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills internally with coworkers and externally with clients and subcontractors

  • Demonstrated technical understanding of environmental assessment and investigation

    Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to Department 27 Manager

  • Direct Reports include:None

    Physical Requirements

    Physical Ability

  • Stand, walk, push, pull, twist, reach overhead, climb stairs; lift minimum of 80 pounds.

  • Must be able to sit up to 3 hours at a time

  • Must be able to pass preemployment physical and drug screen

    Work Conditions

  • Office setting; typical work week is 40 to 45 hours per week with seasonal variation

  • Field work required and is typically within driving distance from office (e.g. throughout Ohio)

  • Some field work will require overnight stays

Location: Dayton, OH

EOE/M/F/D/V/Alcohol and Drug-free workplace

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