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Stantec Jr. Level Author in Elko, Nevada

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec's Nevada team is currently seeking a Jr. Level Author/Intermediate Environmental Specialist. The successful candidate will work in a team environment and will be responsible for conducting research and digesting information to prepare concise environmental analysis in NEPA documents.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Draft various environmental reports.

  • Provide support to technical experts in obtaining regulatory permits and environmental compliance activities.

  • Assist with project management, as well as presentations to clients and agencies.

  • Lead, work with, and support senior planners, resource specialists, and project managers in the preparation of environmental plans and studies.

  • Participate in multi-disciplinary project teams and gain experience in all phases of work execution and delivery.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and/or expertise in NEPA technical resource areas. Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture familiarity or experience is a plus.

  • Ability to quickly read, digest, and write proficiently about environmental topics.

  • Demonstration of analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience in technical/desktop editing.

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently, as well as with a group.

  • Experience with data analysis.

  • Demonstrated organizational, communication (verbal and electronic), research, and writing skills.

  • Working knowledge of environmental compliance and permitting programs.

  • Computer/software proficiency required (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat)

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record required.

Education and Experience

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, or related field, or relevant work experience. A minimum of two years of experience, including some environmental permitting and National Environmental Policy Act writing is preferred. The preferred candidate will be self-motivated and possess the following attributes: Excellent organizational and communication skills; Strong report writing skills; Ability to work in a busy, fast paced, team environment; and Willingness to learn.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Ability to work from home during the Covid-19 pandemic with Stantec’s support. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Technical Writer/Editor

Primary Location: United States-Nevada-Reno

Other Locations: United States-Nevada-Elko

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 210000KW

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