Environmental Scientist

Eocene Environmental

Rock Springs, Wyoming

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $23-$27 per hour
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly

Reports To: Assistant Project Manager

Job Type: Full-Time, Regular

Compensation: $23 - $27 per hour, based on experience

Benefits: Full-Time benefits eligible

This position is primarily a field-based position with minimal office time anticipated. Candidates applying for this position will be required to work in Rawlins, WY. The anticipated duration of this project is from early Spring 2024 to Fall 2024.

JOB SUMMARY: The Environmental Scientist is involved in the assessment of potential environmental impacts related to soils and groundwater for numerous small utility projects.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions:

  • Inspecting and monitoring construction activities to ensure resource protection measures are being implemented to protect sensitive resources.
  • Verifying sensitive archaeological sites are flagged for avoidance.
  • Ensuring rare plant populations are properly flagged for avoidance.
  • Tracking and reporting construction activities.
  • Documentation of compliance/non-compliance with resource protection measures.
  • Completing daily reports.
  • Photo documenting site conditions.
  • Interacting professionally with relevant parties.
  • Support, actively participate, and act in accordance with Wright’s and Eocene Environmental’ s culture of safety and employee ownership.
  • Comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work and meetings.

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.

  • Position will require travel as needed


  • Degree in an environmental resource field (biology, ecology, archaeology, or paleontology).
  • Ability to work long hours in potentially extreme weather conditions.
  • Competence using global positioning system units, maps, iPads, and submeter accuracy devices.
  • Ability to operate four-wheel drive vehicles on rough terrain.
  • Ability to perform work duties independently or in a team setting.
  • Clear communicator, highly organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, and dependable.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English sufficient to perform job duties and to interact and communicate with employees and vendors.


  • Experience with one or more of the following:

    • Biological resources (specifically avian surveys, raptor identification, botanical surveys, and/or bat surveys)

    • Implementing and/or monitoring erosion and sediment controls including preparation and maintenance of Stormwater Prevention and Protection Plans (SWPPPs).

    • Cultural resources

    • Paleontological resources

    • Soils

    • Restoration and reclamation processes

  • Field experience on construction projects.
  • Familiarity with electrical transmission and distribution line construction activities.
  • Performing environmental inspections for construction monitoring.
  • Prior experience working in Wyoming

Please apply online at https://wsc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/EOC/job/Rawlins-Wyoming/Environmental-Compliance-Monitor---WY_JR115045

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Category Botany , General / Stewardship , Wildlife
Tags Cultural Resources , Environmental Consulting