McCormick Taylor

  • Environmental Scientist

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/5/2018 12:30 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Environmental Sciences - Environmental
  • Overview

    McCormick Taylor’s Philadelphia, PA office is actively seeking a mid-level Environmental Scientist for immediate employment. The candidate will be responsible for providing regulatory and permitting compliance for transportation (roadway, transit) projects for local, state, and federal clients primarily located in eastern PA and DE. Knowledge of NEPA compliance and documentation, and experience with wetland field work and delineations preferred. Activities include, but are not limited to, environmental assessment studies for permitting, wetland/stream delineations, watershed assessments, water quality permitting, compliance monitoring, and preparation of Categorical Exclusion Evaluations (CEE). Permitting experience is a plus.



    • Conduct delineations of Waters of the U.S. (including wetlands) in accordance with current regulatory requirements and guidelines, prepare supporting documentation, and conduct JDs.
    • Conduct Phase I Bog turtle studies.
    • Experience/Familiarity with endangered species studies.
    • Assist with compilation of various CEE documents for multi-disciplinary projects.
    • Assist with environmental permitting processes and agency permit applications including but not limited to wetland/waterway permitting and the Endangered Species Act (federal and state).
    • Conduct environmental compliance inspections on active construction projects and experience with Erosion and Sediment Control Practices.
    • Conduct stream, wetland, and wildlife habitat assessments.
    • Monitor and write reports for wetland mitigation projects.
    • Utilize GPS, ArcGIS, and Microsoft office for project data collection, analysis, and reporting.
    • Ability to travel and conduct field work.
    • Demonstrate environmental writing and communication skills.
    • Ability to communicate and lead teams.
    • Candidate must be detail oriented and have the ability to work independently


    • BS/MS degree in Environmental Sciences or related field
    • 6-8 years of technical and field experience in wetland delineation and other natural resource surveys, environmental data collection, compliance monitoring and environmental permitting


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