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Environmental Scientist/Planner

Melville NY

Job ID: 2017-1065



PS&S is an award-winning “one-stop shop” of architecture and engineering excellence. The depth and breadth of our expertise has helped PS&S grow into a firm of more than 260 professionals offering multi-disciplined, full-service architecture, engineering, design and environmental consulting services.

We offer a single source for planning, design and regulatory compliance services on diverse projects across a number of market segments -- education, energy/utilities, hospitality/entertainment, infrastructure/public improvement, real estate and science/technology. Our ability to present virtually all engineering disciplines side by side with our architectural services allows us to respond, quickly and efficiently, to clients’ unique needs. Having proudly served a sophisticated client base operating in numerous industries, we know the importance of developing the most on-time, cost-effective and high-quality solutions to the most difficult client challenges. Our success is measured by the success of our clients; the success of each project is our number one priority.



Environmental license and permit applications, filing, and support for regulatory approvals associated with energy projects

Work in multi-disciplined team of engineers, scientists, planners and other technical professionals in assembling regulatory compliant environmental plans and studies

Prepare EAF, Expanded EA, EIS, and similar environmental review documentation

Coordinate with client and assist with administration of New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) processes

Direct client contact for client maintenance and new project development

Involvement in proposal preparation and business development with key clients

Interface with environmental regulatory agencies and local government officials, as necessary

Attend and participate in public meetings and hearings, as necessary



Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, urban planning, or related field required. Master’s degree highly desirable

3-5 years of relevant post-degree work experience preparing environmental planning documentation and environmental permit applications

Strong technical writing and communication skills

Familiarity and experience with preparing environmental documents and regulatory submissions associated with electric substation, distribution, and transmission projects

Familiarity and experience with the environmental review process and the preparation of documents pursuant to the SEQRA

Sharp attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and the expertise to prepare and review a variety of technical reports and repackage them for inclusion in environmental reviews and related public documents

Technical expertise in one or more of the following impact areas highly desirable: wetlands and waterbodies, endangered species, cultural resources, noise, visual resources

Knowledge and experience of the regulatory requirements associated with Article VII of New York Public Service Law highly desirable

E/AICP or other professional licenses or certifications highly desirable


Apply online: http://www.psands.com/careers/

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Posted November 14, 2017

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