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Biologist/Wetland Scientist

Biologist/Wetland Scientist

Tulsa, OK - Full Time, Mid to Senior Level

Biologist/Wetland Scientist/Ecologist  Tulsa, OK  : 11/11/2022

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Take Your Environmental Career to the Next Level 

Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's Environmental team is looking for you! From environmental planning, permitting, remediation, and site characterization to chemical data management and hydrogeology, Kleinfelder offers a variety of services designed to provide technically appropriate and cost-effective solutions.  


Step into Your New Role 

The Tulsa, OK office is seeking a Biologist / Wetland Scientist / Ecologist to assist on various types of projects primarily in the transportation, energy, and commercial markets.
The successful candidate will have experience conducting field assessments for wetlands, threatened and endangered species and other related projects in the natural resources sector. Approximately 90% of time will be dedicated to fieldwork, proposal development, and report preparation.
Activities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Lead in conducting field delineations of Waters of the U.S. (including wetlands) according to USACE standards,
  • Lead in conducting habitat assessments for threatened and endangered species;
  • Conduct stream and wetland mitigation planning,
  • Lead in conducting mitigation site monitoring,
  • Conduct Section 404 permitting,
  • Prepare various types of reports and NEPA documentation. 

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in plant and wildlife identification, soils evaluation, hydrology, GPS use, mitigation planning, permit preparation, and be able to conduct work year-round in adverse climate and field conditions.
The ideal candidate will have good writing and communication skills. The position will involve preparing field reports, internal correspondence, and formal reports and proposals. The position requires strong attention to detail in order to ensure compliance with relevant state/federal regulations and client specific requirements.
BS in an Environmental, Biological, Ecological Science or related field is required. Five (5) or more years of experience in conducting environmental fieldwork and reporting is preferred.
The ability to travel is required (typically short-term). This position is a great opportunity for qualified professionals who are energetic and enthusiastic and who like diversified project types.

Move Forward with Kleinfelder 

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver. 


Progress with an Employer that Values You 

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following: 


Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. 


Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program. 


Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules) 



Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters, Doctoral

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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