• location: San Diego, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $20 - $35 per hour
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Contract position: Engineering client is looking for an Environmental Scientist/Permitting Specialist with 0-5 years of experience for a Contract assignment based out of San Diego, CA. You will support the permitting process for multiple electric transmission line construction projects throughout Southern Cal. Client is looking for candidates that are local to the area.

Responsibilities for the Scientist
  • Work with Permitting & Continuous Improvement departments to build standardized permitting "checklist" process
  • Work in conjunction with Traffic Control & Workflow Systems to get permits to the city of San Diego
  • Read construction designs/utility locator maps to familiarize with underground/overhead electrical/gas lines
  • Provide permitting assistances to obtain Caltrans, Railroad Right of Entry, Encroachment, Utilities, and Traffic Control Permits from local governing agencies
  • Review incoming permitting applications
  • Collaborating with field workers and Engineers using SharePoint
Requirements for the Scientist

  • You need 0-5 years of experience as an Environmental Scientist, Permitting Specialist, or similar title with a focus on developing permitting strategies and schedules
  • BS degree in a natural resources field, environmental science, Biology or related field from an accredited program is needed
  • Experience developing permits for transportation, transmission line or similar 'linear construction' projects would be a PLUS
  • Experience working with utilities is a plus
  • Ideal background is in environmental compliance during construction
  • Previous Utility specific experience working with as-built drawings is a PLUS

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

    Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

    We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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