John Ryan, a Principal Geologist with AllenES, presented an update on PFAS issues and regulations. John discussed the physical/chemical characteristics of these compounds and what makes them so useful in the market as a consumer and challenging to address as a consultant.
These compounds are known as Forever Chemicals and are found in products ranging from cooking ware to cosmetics. AllenES will continue to track the ever-evolving local, State and Federal regulatory, assessment and remediation landscape associated with this complex class of emerging contaminants.
AllenES is pleased to welcome Casey Lungrin as our newest employee!
Casey has over twelve years of experience and has joined our team as a Regional Sales Representative.
We are excited to have her on board!
AllenES is proud to partner with Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) to help them deliver successful projects and grow aviation in MS.
Allen Engineering and Science is seeking a qualified Wildlife Biologist / Environmental Scientist to join our team. The ideal candidate will be located in or near Jackson, Mississippi. This is a full-time position with associated benefits.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Conduct biological field surveys pertaining to wetlands, threatened and endangered species, wildlife habitats, plant communities, and migratory birds.
• Work directly with state and federal agencies in obtaining permits and compliance related to the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act.
• Conduct desktop research to analyze potential environmental and natural resource impacts relating to federally funded construction projects.
• Prepare technical reports, permit applications, management plans, and project proposals.
• Conduct environmental sampling and routine monitoring including surface and ground water, soil, and stormwater discharge sampling.
• Work with other project managers in fields such as geology, engineering, planning, and construction as needed.
• Exceptional technical writing, research, and verbal communication skills required.
• Understanding of southeastern ecological processes including hydrology, ecology, fish and wildlife habitat requirements, soils, and plant communities.
• Ability to work in harsh environments and conditions ranging from remote forests to open construction sites.
• Understanding and experience in GIS and GPS technology and equipment are preferred.
• Self-motivated and capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced team environment.
• Ability to operate 4-wheel drive vehicles (full size trucks, ATVs) in rough terrain. Valid driver’s license required.
• Availability to travel for extended periods with multiple overnight stays during some weeks.
• Must have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and ability to work cooperatively with others.
• Degree in wildlife management, ecology, environmental science, or similar natural resources field.
• We offer a competitive salary (commensurate with education and experience) along with ample opportunities for advancement based on professional growth.
• Medical/Rx Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• 401(k) Plan with Company Match
• Paid Holiday and Vacation Time
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references via email to BYoung@AllenES.com
AllenES is pleased to welcome two new professionals to our Corporate Office in Jackson, Mississippi.
Andrew Williams has joined our firm as a Scientist. He received a Master’s degree in Geology from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geoscience-Geology from Winona State University. Mr. Williams has a vast array of technical, research and teaching experience and will focus on assessment, remediation and environmental transactional services work.
Addison Black has joined our Engineering group. Addison is a graduate of Mississippi State University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Addison’s areas of focus include structural engineering, civil site development, construction management / administration, and hydrologic restoration.