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Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

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Engineering Technician - Lexington, KY

Engineering Technician

Founded in November of 1992, SynTerra is an employee-owned science and engineering consulting firm. We help clients meet business objectives and address technical challenges in innovative and cost-effective ways. With offices throughout the Southeast, SynTerra works with clients on governmental, industrial, economic development, and commercial projects. Our mission is to foster our client’s success by helping to balance technical, economic, and social considerations. 

SynTerra is looking for an Engineering Technician who has the expertise to help our clients. You should have a minimum of 2 years of experience in engineering or survey field work. This position is based out of our Lexington, KY office and requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.

Responsibilities:

Key functions of the Engineering Technician include providing CAD mapping, assisting the engineering team and effectively communicating with other staff members. The Engineering Technician should be able to work away from home for up to a week at a time.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in CAD design, Surveying and Mapping, or other engineering/technical field.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in engineering or surveying projects
  • Additional knowledge of mining, surveying, or construction designs preferred
  • Proficiency in Map3D or Civil 3D a plus
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • MSHA Part 48 Subpart B trained a plus
  • MSHA Impoundment Inspector trained a plus
  • Home inspection experience or willing to be trained in home inspection

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • The Engineering Technician must be able to lift 40-pound objects, ability to work outside in heat and cold
  • The Engineering Technician must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • The Engineering Technician must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.

Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

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Remediation Environmental Engineer - Greenville, SC

Founded in November of 1992, SynTerra is an employee-owned science and engineering consulting firm.  We help clients meet business objectives and address technical challenges in innovative and cost-effective ways.  With offices throughout the Southeast, SynTerra works with clients on governmental, industrial, economic development, and commercial projects.  Our mission is to foster our client’s success by helping to balance technical, economic, and social considerations.

SynTerra is looking for an Engineer to lead our Environmental Remediation team and help our clients succeed. You should have 5-10 years of experience in environmental assessment and remediation, designing solutions for affected groundwater and soil. This position requires the ability to manage deadlines and deliverables, while also delegating tasks to team members. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals.

*Office location is flexible, with ability to work remotely.

Responsibilities:

The Environmental Remediation engineer will oversee remediation projects that address affected soil, soil vapor, sediment, surface water, or groundwater. You will prepare or direct the following:

  • Feasibility studies for remedial action alternatives
  • Conceptual remedial action plans and documents
  • Remedial action figures and drawings
  • Collaboration with detailed design engineers for plans and drawings for remediation systems as the engineer of record
  • Implementation of remedial systems, including coordinating subcontractors
  • Operation and maintenance of remedial systems, particularly in identifying problems and assisting with correcting the identified problems
  • Assistance to our clients managing related regulatory compliance matters
  • Mentorship of group members and other company professionals

Requirements

  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering
  • Master’s degree in relevant field a plus
  • Minimum 5 years experience in environmental remediation
  • Professional Engineer in North Carolina and South Carolina or able to obtain through reciprocity
  • Strong technical writing skills and strong verbal skills
  • Excellent project/task management skills· 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER-qualified a plus

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.

Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

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Project Engineer - Cary, NC

Founded in November of 1992, SynTerra is an employee-owned science and engineering consulting firm.  We help clients meet business objectives and address technical challenges in innovative and cost-effective ways.  With offices throughout the Southeast, SynTerra works with clients on governmental, industrial, economic development, and commercial projects.  Our mission is to foster our client’s success by helping to balance technical, economic, and social considerations.

The Project Engineer’s main role is to assist with assigned tasks from original concept/proposal phase through final implementation and closure. This position interfaces with all areas involved in the project, including clients, other stakeholders, and vendors.

Responsibilities: (The following is a list of responsibilities of this position but is not intended to cover all duties that this position may be required to perform from time to time.)

  • Key functions include task execution on environmental design and engineering assignments.
  • Responsible for reviewing project deliverables to ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Effectively communicate with the client’s primary contact (client manager or other as designated).
  • Assist in preparing proposal and project change requests (PCRs) as needed.
  • Responsible for adherence to project schedule, and quality of work product.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Provide accurate, detailed and high-quality work products.
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety training in order to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Business Unit Leader or their designee.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or environmental engineering.
  • Professional license designation as appropriate for field is desirable. E.I.T with ability to become a P.E. within three to four years of hire desirable.
  • Minimum of six (6) months of relevant industry experience is desirable. Experience with project management is a plus.
  • Ability to understand regulations and counsel clients on options to conform to regulatory requirements.
  • Position supports projects in one or more of the following areas: Air emissions inventory/calculations/permitting; Tier II and TRI reporting; SPCC and SWPPP; RCRA regulations; wastewater treatment design; stormwater permitting and stormwater control design.
  • Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.
  • Excellent math skills required.
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • The Project Engineer must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • The Project Engineer’s work environment involves work both indoors and in outdoor settings. Work environments range from climate controlled office space to areas where dust, noise, and outdoor weather conditions may be present.
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
  • The Project Engineer must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Travel throughout client service area is required as needed.

More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

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Geochemist - Greenville, SC

Founded in November of 1992, SynTerra is an employee-owned science and engineering consulting firm.  We help clients meet business objectives and address technical challenges in innovative and cost-effective ways.  With offices throughout the Southeast, SynTerra works with clients on governmental, industrial, economic development, and commercial projects.  Our mission is to foster our client’s success by helping to balance technical, economic, and social considerations.

SynTerra is looking for a Geochemist that can offer innovative solutions for our clients. The successful candidate will have experience with geochemical modeling, site conceptual models, and corrective action strategies. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position is based out of our Greenville, SC office with the option for remote work.

Position snapshot:

  • Manage technical aspects of projects
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams and contribute technical report writing
  • Evaluate and interpret information to build site conceptual models
  • Develop corrective action strategies
  • Provide technical oversight and mentorship to junior staff

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, Masters preferred
  • 3-10 years of experience (including geochemical modeling experience)
  • Database and statistical evaluation skills and experience a plus
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Strong work ethic, team mentality, and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Experience evaluating geochemical signatures using typical characterization methods (piper, stiff, Pourbaix, etc.)
  • Experience performing geochemical modeling

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.

Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

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Project Geologist - Cary, NC

Founded in November of 1992, SynTerra is an employee-owned science and engineering consulting firm.  We help clients meet business objectives and address technical challenges in innovative and cost-effective ways.  With offices throughout the Southeast, SynTerra works with clients on governmental, industrial, economic development, and commercial projects.  Our mission is to foster our client’s success by helping to balance technical, economic, and social considerations.   

SynTerra is seeking a full-time Project Geologist to support multiple project managers across a group of sites/projects in our Assessment and Remediation Department. This position is currently based in our Cary, NC officeThe Project Geologist is often the most visible staff member to the client and should build relationships with site personnel. The Project Geologist provides direction and review to the project team during the execution of environmental site assessments and corrective action evaluations. This position will support SynTerra’s vision to be a valued partner to our clients and an asset within our communities.  Our employees mindfully work to leave the world a better place through our commitment to balance the environmental effects of human activity.     

Responsibilities: (The following is a list of responsibilities of this position, but is not intended to cover all duties that this position may be required to perform from time to time.) 

  • Provides outstanding client services for projects within the Assessment and Remediation business unit. 
  • Understands client objectives and develops plans to inform solutions to those objectives. 
  • Understands regulatory requirement of various state and federal programs. 
  • Works with others to design and implement corrective action solutions. 
  • Plans and implements assessment activities. 
  • Prepares a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring correspondence, reports, and other documents from information obtained from the staff, files, and other sources. 
  • Independently notes and follows-up on professional commitments made at meetings, or as agreed upon with other staff members. 
  • Creates a variety of quality outputs in a professional and timely manner. 
  • Interprets annotations, construction plans, historical references, interviews, on-site investigations, and site plans in developing the appropriate document submission to satisfy client’s needs. 
  • Works independently on a variety of technical duties. 
  • Serves as a fully qualified team member in field activities as needed and/or office projects. 
  • Effectively communicates with internal and external clients. 
  • Provides accurate, detailed, and high-quality products. 
  • Complies with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra. 
  • Complies with all Health and Safety training in order to maintain a safe working environment. 
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.  
  • Other duties as assigned by the Group Leader or their designee. 

Minimum Skills/Experience Required: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in geology or related environmental sciences or engineering field is required.  
  • Interested in both entry-level and mid-level candidates.
  • The ability to attain professional licensure desired (e.g., professional geologist, professional engineer). 
  • Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Adobe Acrobat, Google Earth Pro, and Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus. 
  • Working knowledge of field investigation methods (e.g., drilling, monitoring well installation, sampling of soil, groundwater, sediments, surface water and air). 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding. 
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance. 

Physical Demands/Working Environment: 

  • The Project Geologist must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.  
  • The Project Geologist’s work environment involves work in both indoor and outdoor settings in environments ranging from climate controlled office space to areas where dust, noise, and outdoor weather conditions may be present. 
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).  
  • The Project Geologist must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • Travel throughout client service area is required as needed.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position. 

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer. 

Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies. 

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Project Engineer - Lexington, KY

Founded in November of 1992, SynTerra is an employee-owned science and engineering consulting firm.  We help clients meet business objectives and address technical challenges in innovative and cost-effective ways.  With offices throughout the Southeast, SynTerra works with clients on governmental, industrial, economic development, and commercial projects.  Our mission is to foster our client’s success by helping to balance technical, economic, and social considerations.

SynTerra is looking for a Project Engineer to assist with assigned tasks from original concept/proposal phase through final implementation and closure. This position interfaces with all areas involved in the project, including clients, other stakeholders, and vendors.

Responsibilities: (The following is a list of responsibilities of this position but is not intended to cover all duties that this position may be required to perform from time to time.)

  • Key functions include task execution on environmental design and engineering assignments.
  • Responsible for reviewing project deliverables to ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Effectively communicate with the client’s primary contact (client manager or other as designated).
  • Assist in preparing proposals and project change requests (PCRs) as needed.
  • Responsible for adherence to project schedule, and quality of work product.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Provide accurate, detailed and high-quality work products.
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety training in order to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Business Unit Leader or their designee.

Minimum Skills/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mining or civil engineering
  • Professional license designation as appropriate for field is desirable. E.I.T with ability to become a P.E. within three to four years of hire desirable.
  • Minimum of six (6) months of relevant industry experience is desirable. Experience with project management is a plus.
  • Ability to understand regulations and counsel clients on options to conform to regulatory requirements.
  • Position supports projects in one or more of the following areas: Mine permitting; SPCC and SWPPP; NPDES permitting and stormwater control design, air permitting.
  • Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • MSHA Part 46, 48a or 48b trained a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.
  • Excellent math skills required.
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • The Project Engineer must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • The Project Engineer’s work environment involves work both indoors and in outdoor settings. Work environments range from climate-controlled office space to areas where dust, noise, and outdoor weather conditions may be present.
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
  • The Project Engineer must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Travel throughout client service area is required as needed.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

SynTerra is an equal-opportunity employer.

Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

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Mid-Level Environmental Engineer - Greenville, SC

Founded in November of 1992, SynTerra is an employee-owned science and engineering consulting firm.  We help clients meet business objectives and address technical challenges in innovative and cost-effective ways. With offices throughout the Southeast, SynTerra works with clients on governmental, industrial, economic development, and commercial projects. Our mission is to foster our client’s success by helping to balance technical, economic, and social considerations.

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Mid-level Environmental Engineer who can offer our clients their expertise. The Environmental Engineer’s main role is to manage multiple projects in collaboration with Business Unit Leaders. The responsibility of this role is to take projects from the original concept and proposal phase through final implementation and closure. This position interfaces with all project aspects, including project team members, clients, other stakeholders, and vendors.

We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a very diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position snapshot:

  • Fill the lead position in client, project, and resource management.
  • Assemble the project team, assign individual responsibilities of the team members, and identify appropriate resources needed to ensure project completion.
  • Prepare project schedules to ensure timely completion of the project.
  • Review project deliverables and ensure adherence to SynTerra data and document quality standards.
  • Prepare proposals and project change requests (PCRs) with assistance from other team members as needed.
  • Review and finalize proposals and PCRs prior to submittal to clients.
  • Review, revise, and approve monthly project invoices.
  • Take responsibility for project profitability, adherence to the project schedule, and work quality.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Comply with SynTerra’s Corporate policies and procedures.
  • Complete assigned Health and Safety training on schedule.
  • Full-time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Business Unit Leader or their designee.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or environmental engineering.
  • Professional license designation as appropriate for field is required. Candidates with a current P.E. license are preferred; candidates with an E.I.T. and ability to become a P.E. within six months of hire will also be considered.
  • At least six (6) years of relevant experience as an environmental consultant or an environmental manager for a manufacturer is required. At least four (4) years of experience with project management is required.
  • Ability to understand regulations, and present regulatory compliance options to clients.
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following areas: air emissions inventories, calculations, and permit preparation; Tier II and TRI reporting; SPCCP and SWPPP preparation; environmental regulatory compliance management; wastewater treatment design; stormwater permitting and stormwater control design.
  • Software proficiency in one or more of the following: ERP systems, CRM systems, or Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Will be expected to routinely conduct engineering calculations to support project
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER trained preferred.
  • Strong oral presentation and technical writing skills required.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds max) and be able to work outside in heat and cold.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

More than a job:

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

SynTerra is an equal-opportunity employer.

Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

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Industrial Hygiene Project Scientist - Cary, NC

Founded in November of 1992, SynTerra is an employee-owned science and engineering consulting firm.  We help clients meet business objectives and address technical challenges in innovative and cost-effective ways.  With offices throughout the Southeast, SynTerra works with clients on governmental, industrial, economic development, and commercial projects.  Our mission is to foster our client’s success by helping to balance technical, economic, and social considerations.

SynTerra is looking for an Industrial Hygiene Project Scientist who can offer our clients their expertise. You should have a minimum of 2 years of experience with projects related to asbestos, lead-based paint, microbial assessments, indoor air quality, and other industrial hygiene projects. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals and requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

Responsibilities:

  • Work independently to identify and collect building materials
  • Air monitoring
  • Project estimating and report preparation
  • Communicate with clients
  • Coordinate and work on specialized environmental projects and environmental site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs), environmental compliance and monitoring programs, and regulatory approval compliance for industrial facilities

Opportunities will also be available to cross-train with our compliance engineering and assessment and remediation groups. Opportunities may include: storm water compliance, soil and groundwater sampling, and drilling and monitoring well construction oversight.

Minimum Skills/Experience Required:

  • Bachelors degree in industrial hygiene, environmental science, or related studies
  • At least 2 years of experience in industrial hygiene
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained preferred
  • North Carolina certifications as an Asbestos Inspector and an Asbestos Air Monitor required
  • North Carolina certifications as a Lead Inspector or Lead Risk Assessor are preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office suite applications
  • Commitment to details, deadlines, and budgets with a positive attitude and excellent work ethic
  • Willingness to travel locally, regionally and overnight as needed
  • Occasional night, weekend, holiday, and extended shifts beyond 8 hours

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • The Industrial Hygiene Project Scientist must be able to lift heavy objects, use ladders, access elevated sites such as roofs and towers, ability to work outside in heat and cold, crawlspaces, and abandoned buildings.
  • The Industrial Hygiene Project Scientist must be good with their hands and familiar with most hand tools.
  • The Industrial Hygiene Project Scientist must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • The Industrial Hygiene Project Scientist must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • Required to pass medical exam and wear a negative pressure respirator
  • Required to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and at heights
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.

Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

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