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Environmental Scientist (Utility/transportation industry)

Job Details: Environmental Scientist (Utility/transportation industry)

Job Description: Environmental Scientist (Utility/transportation industry)

Position Id: J0224-0072
Job Type:6-12 months (contract)
Country: United States
Location: Albany, NY
Pay Rate: Open
Contact Recruiter:(732) 876 7633

Job Description:

Our client - a major utility firm, has an immediate need for an Environmental Scientist in Albany, NY. The particulars of the position are as follows.

Project Overview:
The Environmental Scientist employs environmental principles to assess and ensure environmental compliance of canal operations and construction projects and must have an advanced knowledge of both operational constraints and regulatory requirements.

Job Functions & Responsibilities:
• Employ environmental and engineering principles and practices to assess and ensure environmental compliance of utility/Canals operations.
• Acquire legitimate data from the facilities and the field and develop consensus for action in an operating and/or construction environment.
• Act as the point of contact with operational staff and contractors as the technical expert in routine environmental compliance activities
• Review and interpret State and Federal Regulations in the areas of responsibility that may affect client operations including the preparation of applications to attain/maintain the permits for compliant operation under all applicable regulations and statutes.
• Develop scopes of services, review bid proposals, evaluate the suitability of proposed vendors and participate in contract negotiations provide quality assurance oversight of vendor services through feedback from users.
• Review external permit applications against the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) regulations
• Review internal project requests and operational tasks against environmental policies, regulations and provide project managers with direct support against anticipated permitting requirements
• Assist operations and construction teams in proper management and disposal of both hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
• Perform inspections of waste accumulation and storage areas at operations facilities
• Periodically conduct audits and field inspections to assess adherence to, and effectiveness of, environmental policies and processes; correct for failures and non-conformities.

• As the staff consultant/expert, knowledge of both operational constraints and regulatory requirements.
• Knowledge of state and federal agency regulations regarding wetlands, waste management, threatened & endangered species, water quality concerns and SEQRA.
• Knowledge of a wide variety of utility/transportation industry issues, with expertise in one or more specific environmental areas such as permitting, quality reviews and/or risk analysis.

Education & Certifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required; Engineering or related preferred
• RCRA Hazardous Waste and DOT Hazardous Waste Training
• 1-5 years of experience.

For Immediate Response call 732-876-7633 or send your resume to


TRIGYN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and has been in business for 35 years. TRIGYN is an ISO 9001:2015, , ISO 27001:2013 (ISMS),ISO 20000:2018 and CMMI Level 5 certified company.