Staff Environmental Scientist – Offshore Wind (Mid-Atlantic or New England)

Environmental Design & Research, Landscape Architecture, Engineering & Environmental Services, D.P.C. (EDR) is seeking versatile, team-oriented candidates to join our growing Offshore Wind Energy Group. Qualified Staff Environmental Scientists will have at least 2 years of experience in environmental resource studies, impact analysis, and permitting with an understanding of various permitting regulations and requirements, such as the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Renewable Energy Program Regulations (30 CFR 585), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), and/or other state and federal environmental regulations. An appropriate MS degree can substitute for relevant job experience. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate strong technical research and writing skills highlighting experience reading, compiling and summarizing large amounts of technical data. A minimum BS or BA degree in environmental studies, environmental science, marine affairs, natural resources, biology, ecology, or related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with academic degrees and work experience in the areas of offshore renewable energy, marine science, marine affairs, and coastal resource management.

EDR is a multi-disciplinary environmental consulting and design firm that has been in business since 1979, and this position represents a career opportunity with one of the leading environmental permitting consultants for renewable energy projects in the Eastern United States. Our project portfolio is made up of significant milestones such as the largest proposed utility-scale solar project in Maryland (Great Bay Solar), the first utility-scale wind energy project built in New York (Madison), the first wind energy project approved in Ohio (Buckeye), the first approved offshore wind project (Cape Wind), the first built offshore wind project (Block Island), the first approved offshore wind project in the Great Lakes (Project Icebreaker), the largest wind energy project in the Northeast (Maple Ridge), and the first wind energy project proposed on National Forest Service Lands (Deerfield Wind). Our experience on these projects, along with many other ongoing/active projects, incorporates all aspects of environmental impact analysis and permitting, which includes preparation of environmental impact statements and siting board applications in addition to various support studies and permit applications.

EDR’s staff is made up of a diverse group of environmental professionals that includes ecologists, botanists, wetland specialists, wildlife biologists, GIS specialists, archaeologists, historians, visualization specialists, planners, landscape architects, and civil engineers. Come join our team, work on interesting and challenging projects, and collaborate with our talented group of environmental professionals!

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and letter of interest to [email protected].