Sr. Soil/Wetland Scientist/Project Manager

BSC Group, a multidisciplinary environmental and engineering consulting company, is seeking a qualified, energetic, motivated individual for our Glastonbury, CT office. Our firm specializes in planning and engineering, design; wetland, wildlife, and other natural resources assessment; environmental impact analysis; permitting and regulatory compliance; landscape architecture, and GIS services for public, private and utility clients.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • 8-10+ years of applied environmental consulting experience (siting, permitting, project management and business development) with a market focus on electric and natural gas transmission.
  • BS in Environmental or Biological Sciences or related field, MS preferred.
  • Successful candidate must be able to work successfully in a project team environment as a team member, task manager or project manager, depending on project needs.
  • Typical responsibilities include conducting wetland delineations using local, state, and federal delineation methodologies; preparing permit applications, conducting ecological studies, compliance/construction monitoring and reporting; analyzing impacts; and interacting with various state and federal agencies, as well as clients.
  • Experience with local, state (CT and MA) and federal wetland permitting programs and regulations. Knowledge of RI and/or NH state regulations a plus.
  • Experience in permitting linear transportation and/or utility corridor projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Including: ability to produce well-written reports and regulatory compliance documents; public hearing/presentation experience; ability to interact successfully with regulatory personnel.
  • The preferred candidate will have the qualifications to meet the definition of soil scientist in the Connecticut Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Act. SSSSNE membership desired and a plus.
  • The ability and willingness to perform fieldwork and travel within New England are also required.
  • The selected candidate will have a passion for consulting and advising, technical excellence, an ability to contribute to productive and dynamic teamwork, have leadership potential and a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and have a desire to build a long and rewarding career with the BSC.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Established track record of successfully preparing/directing the preparation of environmental siting and permitting submittals for energy generation and transmission projects including Natural Gas Pipelines, Facilities and Electric Transmission Facilities.
  • Practical experience with New England States Energy Facilities Siting Boards, various state DEP/DEC Environmental Permitting Programs, FERC, and federal environmental permitting programs and policies.
  • Technical expertise in environmental/energy regulatory programs, wetlands, wildlife, air/water quality and land use policy.
  • Specific applied experience with an environmental consulting firm and/or regulated energy utility company in an environmental programs capacity.

About BSC Group

BSC Group is a leader in providing integrated planning and engineering solutions to public and private sector clients for land development, transportation, and energy projects throughout New England. Founded in 1965, the firm offers the services of more than 125 professionals operating from four offices in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Our consulting staff represents the best talents in planning, engineering, regulatory permitting and ecological science, landscape architecture, land surveying, and spatial information systems. We truly believe our greatest strength lies in our collaborative approach to projects, involving all members of our multidisciplinary staff as necessary, leading to better and more creative solutions throughout the life of the project. We also encourage the involvement of our clients in every step of the process, resulting in high quality planning and design that is technologically and environmentally sound, economically feasible, and aesthetically pleasing.

BSC offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401(k), group life insurance and opportunity for ownership.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send a resume with cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
BSC Group, Inc.
803 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02127
Fax: 617-896-4301

BSC is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.