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Senior Biologist

Traverse City, MI


Posted on June 8, 2019

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About Senior Biologist

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Biologist to serve as member of the Traverse City, Novi, or Lansing Team in Michigan and support efforts across the state and region with an emphasis on biological resources.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in teams performing research / literature reviews, completing vegetation and wildlife surveys, and producing associated reports, maps, and GIS data

  • Lead efforts for wetland and waters of the US delineations for a variety of clients throughout the state and region

  • Participate in teams related to site development and Environmental Site Assessments, particularly when there is a sensitive biological resource

  • Participate in teams preparing natural resources plans and documents related to listed species

  • Participate in the preparation of documentation compliant with various permits related to biological and water resources required within the State of Michigan for a variety of project scopes and clients

  • Specific tasks would include preparing data and documents, adhering to schedules, and supporting other team members

  • Will work collaboratively with Natural Resources and Environmental staff throughout Michigan and nationwide

  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills, including scientific writing

  • Experience conducting wetland and waters of the US delineations

  • Experience conducting field surveys for one or more taxa

  • Experience with biological data collection, including GPS data collection

  • At least 10 years of experience after receiving Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience with NEPA (preferred but not required)

  • BS/BA in biology or related field is minimum (MS in biology or related field preferred)

  • Ability to participate on teams and self-manage time to meet schedules and budgets

  • Willingness to learn new skills

  • Ability to identify problems and seek solutions

  • Understanding of scientific writing and biological data collection

  • Ability to participate in field investigations and surveys

  • Attention and commitment to timely completion of high-quality work

  • Pay commensurate with experience

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Published Position Title: Senior Biologist

Requisition ID: 2019-36505

Location: US-MI-Lansing

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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Street: 41 Hughes Drive

Post End Date: 7/4/2019

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