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Pittsburgh, PA, United States (hybrid)
9 days ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States (hybrid)
9 days ago


RK&K is hiring an Environmental Scientist to join our growing team in Pittsburgh, PA. As an RK&K Environmental Scientist, you will be actively involved in a diversity of wetland and forest delineation, permitting, habitat improvement, ecological restoration, and other environmental projects.  This position will required field time, office time and work from home. 

Basic Responsibilities

  • Conduct wetland delineations, forest assessments and other natural resource inventories
  • Provide technical support and expertise to project managers and client account managers serving our energy, municipal, and transportation client base
  • Prepare documents and environmental permits
  • Interact with clients and regulatory agencies
  • Collaborate with other environmental professionals

Required Education, Certification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or equivalent 
  • Undergraduate curriculum that emphasized ecology , botany , and other natural resources disciplines
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Wetland Delineation Training
  • Threatened and Endangered Species surveys
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Motivated to find creative solutions to environmental problems
  • Excited to work outdoors in all seasons

Preferred Certification and Experience 

  • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS)
  • Certified Ecologist or Certified Wildlife Biologist
  • ArcGIS 
  • SafeLandUSA Trained 

Other Requirements

  • Valid driver license and favorable driving record
  • Ability to work in the field and participate in overnight travel 

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

About Us

With 30 offices from Pennsylvania to Florida and ranked 62nd on ENR’s 2020 listing of the Top 500 Design Firms, our design and construction management firm specializes in transportation, environmental and energy projects. Our success is based on our ability to deliver what our clients want using sound, technical solutions to achieve the best possible outcome on a project. Expressed in our ability to treat every one of our 1,400 employees as a professional, RK&K has received extensive recognition for its exceptional and unique workplace culture. 

What We Offer 

RK&K offers excellent potential for career advancement and professional growth. We also offer attractive compensation packages commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health , dental , vision , life and disability insurances
  • Matching 401(k) plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Much Much more!
Drug-Free Workplace

RK&K maintains a drug-free workplace. Employees of RK&K are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana

EEO/Affirmative Action

RK&K is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68489039
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Company Name For Job: RK&K
  • Position Title: Environmental Scientist
  • Industry: American Gas Foundation,Conservation,Energy Efficiency,Environment,National Energy Policy,Pipeline Integrity Management,Utility Programs
  • Job Function: Environmental Issues,
    Operations and Engineering,
    Policy Analysis,
    Rates and State Regulations,
    Studies and Statistics
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

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