Delineator Job Description Sample
About the opportunity SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking an experienced Biologist with wetland delineation experience to work on field projects in the Tulsa, OK region. You will assist the Project Manager with the planning and execution of field studies and document preparation, primarily related to the Clean Water Act compliance. The wetland delineator will travel to remote location in Oklahoma and other states for short &/or long periods of time, based on project. You should be able to work 40 hours or more per week, sometimes on an unpredictable and fluid schedule. What you will accomplish
Conduct wetland delineations for large projects, mostly linear projects such as pipelines.
Prepare field equipment, identify and plan field logistics, and provide oversight of survey implementation and data management.
Accurately and completely record data on field forms or in other required formats.
Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to navigate to and from project areas.
Operate SWCA vehicles safely and follow all required safety protocols.
Occasionally technical report writing is required.
Travel to remote locations in Oklahoma and potentially other states for short and long durations.
Sleep in hotels and sometimes work long hours in the field.
- Variable hours may mean 70 hours or more one week and 20 hours or less the next week. Experience and qualifications for success
CandidatesMUSThave a minimum of one year of experience conducting wetland delineations per the Corps of Engineers Manual.
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Botany, or related field is required. A master’s degree or higher is preferred.
Candidates must have the ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in inclement weather conditions and ability to walk up to 10 miles per day, often in rugged terrain, carrying equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Candidates must be willing to travel on short notice.
Candidates must be willing to work variable hours.
Candidates must have experience with the identification of flora in the Great Plains.
Candidates must have the ability to record complete and accurate field notes.
Ability to take initiative, resolve problems, and create improved procedures to assure tasks are completed in the most effective and efficient manner is required.
Flexibility and willingness to learn company procedures, and ability to implement traditional and novel field methods and scientific approaches is required.
Ability to work independently and to work synergistically as part of a collaborative team of technicians and resource scientists is required.
The ability to drive a 4WD vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads is preferred. SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms. If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Connect With Us! Not ready to apply?for general consideration. Requisition Number2017-10023 # of Openings1 ProgramNatural Resources/Biology/Ecology Hire TypeRegular Hourly/SalaryHourly
Environmental Specialist/Wetlands Delineator
Civil Engineering/Surveying Firm seeks an Environmental Specialist and/or Wetlands Delineator with experience in E&S and VSMP inspections, Jurisdictional Determinations and Permitting, WPIT or PWS required. VaDEQ SWPPP and/or E&S Certification preferred. Experience in residential, commercial, transportation & municipal project support. Environmental Engineering design experience is a plus, but not required for this position. Benefits include medical, life insurance and 401(K).
Your Opportunity 2,500 Environmental Services staff covering 20 technical specialties, we know what to look for and we know how to get the job done—the right way. A national team with local expertise.
You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions to often complex environmental issues.
We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
Your Duties Our
VA office is seeking an exceptionally talented and enthusiastic
Wetland Delineator with a keen interest in the natural sciences to join our team and:
Conduct wetland delineations and assessments
Map and assess vegetation communities and habitat quality
Conduct listed species surveys
Monitor and write reports for wetland mitigation projects
Perform environmental assessments, permitting, and compliance for a wide variety of projects and clients
Participate in multi-disciplinary environmental planning and assessments
Write proposals and technical reports
Your Capabilities and Credentials The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in an environmental discipline and demonstrated experience with plant, soil, and wetland identification and characterization in the region. A minimum of 2 to 5 years of field experience (preferred) delineating wetlands according to US Army Corps of Engineers Manual and the appropriate Regional Supplements.
Must have a professional and academic background in ecology, environmental science, wetlands, botany, or soil science. Must be proficient with computers and Microsoft Office. Experience with Trimble GPS units a plus.
Project management experience is preferred. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively and function as part of a team. An interest in ecosystems, natural resource conservation, and the outdoors is essential.
The ability to solve problems using critical thinking and practical problem solving, complete field work with consideration to their own and the team's safety, and a good sense of direction is important. A sense of humor and positive attitude in all working conditions is key. Some travel, including overnight travel, is expected for this position.Selected candidates will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment physical and drug/alcohol screening.
Job ID31837# of Openings Remaining1Experience (Years)2
Environmental Resources Specialist
The Le Sueur County Water Planning/Environmental Services Department has an opening for a full time Environmental Resources Specialist.
Performs intermediate skilled technical work administering and implementing the local water plan, assisting in the administration of the septic and shoreland programs, ensuring compliance with local, county and state regulations, developing projects and writing grant applications, oversee the AIS program, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Environmental, Planning and Zoning Administrator.
Bachelor's degree in natural resources, conservation, agriculture, biology, or related field and moderate experience working in natural resources, conservation, grant writing, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Septic certification within one (1) year. Wetland delineator certification within one (1) year. Ability to maintain required certifications through ongoing continuing education. Valid driver's license in the State of Minnesota.
Equal opportunity employer.
Environmental Permitting / Wetland Spec&Nbsp;
Environmental Permitting / Wetland Spec About the Organization ProSource Technologies is a professional consulting firm specializing in right of way/site acquisition, relocation, environmental, and disaster and emergency management services for public and private clients. Description ProSource is seeking an Environmental Permitting / Wetland Specialist candidate located in Coon Rapids, Minnesota with the ability to generate results and a desire to be a collaborative and dynamic team member. Our Environmental Permitting / Wetland Specialist will:
Assist with the preparation of federal, state and local permit applications for various projects such as pipelines, power lines, sewer lines and roads.
Perform wetland delineations for various projects using GPS equipment.
Analyze data and provide technical report preparation and review.
Obtain all required environmental data and prepare NEPA documents for agency review.
Manage environmental survey crews in preparation for permitting.
Coordinate environmental reviews with federal, state and local agencies.
Communicate with clients and provide progress updates.
Utilize extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and permit processes.
Manage project budgets and provide workload planning.
Prepare construction status reports and environmental compliance reports for various agencies.
Demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills and project management experience.
Occasional day or overnight travel may be required. Position Requirements Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Engineering, or equivalent.
At least five (5) years of related experience in environmental consulting and wetland delineations.
Experience working with regulatory agencies and regulations, project management, Geographical Information System (GIS) software and Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment.
Proficient understanding of principles in geology, hydrogeology, chemistry, and regulatory compliance. Preferred Experience:
Certified Wetland Delineator
Business development experience
GIS ArcView or AutoCAD experience
Phase I ESA experience
Experience with environmental regulatory compliance in various states Successful Qualities:
Self-directed, with the ability to set and meet project goals and objectives and work within defined budgets. Demonstrated good judgment and decision-making skills with excellent attention to details.
Exceptional time management and project management meeting corporate and departmental objectives through encompassing self-directed, highly organized and results-oriented skills with the ability to work with ProSource Technologies internal teams and external clients in a fast-pace emerging growth company.
Flexibility and capability to accommodate business priorities through demonstration of meeting fast pace project deadlines meeting high volume expectations.
Positive can-do attitude and resolution orientation and willingness to engage in a collaborative process.
Excellent interpersonal skills building and engaging rapport with internal and external clients along with the ability to persuade and motivate others, resolve problematic resolution issues quickly and efficiently.
Ability to listen carefully, adjusting communication style to suite the audience.
Excellent written and verbal communication to all levels across the company and external clients.
Computer proficient (Microsoft Office, Arc GIS).
Valid driver’s license or transportation accommodation. Please include references, salary requirements, and date you could start. No phone calls please. Location Coon Rapids, Minnesota Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time EOE Statement ProSource is an equal opportunity employer. ProSource evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic. ProSource is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an email to email@example.com or call the Human Resources Department at 763.786.1445 and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information. This position is currently accepting applications.
23-Jun-2017 to 22-Jan-2018 (CST)
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Full Time Email Me Similar JobsEmail Me This Job POSITION SUMMARY: The primary responsibilities of the position include applying professional knowledge and moderate experience and judgment in organizing and carrying out wetland and Waters of the United States (WOUS) delineation and permitting programs; communicating state and federal public participation guidelines; and in developing, evaluating or implementing procedures and/or guidance for clients. The position includes carrying out field, laboratory, and technical work required to complete projects of varying complexity. The positon may require the supervision of field and technical personnel who perform the work directly. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Operations
Prepares Individual and Nationwide Permit Applications (under Section 404 of the CWA).
Prepares Water Quality Certifications (Section 401 of the CWA).
Assesses wetlands and other WOUS for impact and mitigation.
Prepares wetland and WOUS mitigation plans.
Field work including: wetland and WOUS delineations, agency verification, threatened and endangered species surveys, vegetation surveys, mitigation monitoring and bat habitat analysis.
Prepares, submits, and coordinates obtaining Formal Determinations (State) and Jurisdictional Determinations (USACE).
Facilitates agency/regulatory coordination and correspondence.
Coordinates or conducts wetland and WOUS mitigation monitoring and prepares and submits monitoring reports to agencies.
Practices loss prevention techniques.
Alerts project leader or supervisor to technical, managerial, or administrative problems arising out of course of contract.
Demonstrates ability to work independently on varied assignments.
Exercises reasonable judgment on technical matters within the limits of current experience level.
Projects a positive image of the firm in dealings with outside groups and clients. Training
Continues to acquire technical, organizational, and loss prevention skills from more experienced professionals.
Updates technical knowledge through literature review and attendance at professional meetings and conferences.
Performs other duties as requested. EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree in Science.
MS degree in specialty desired. EXPERIENCE:
Four years' progressively responsible experience in specialty field.
Two to four years' of the above-referenced experience may be substituted with an advanced degree ion a specialty field or closely-related field or a degree in biological sciences, environmental science or engineering, natural resource management, or related fields. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:
Professional Wetland Scientist and/or Professional Wetland Delineator certifications beneficial.
Aquatic Biology, Hydrology, Botany, Wetland Ecology and Environmental Science preferred.
Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Ecological Training preferred. KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:
Experience with wetlands and WOUS permit programs through the USACE and various State ecological survey programs.
Knowledge and experience in state and federal public participation guidelines.
Experience in developing, evaluating or implementing procedures and/or guidance.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to communicate and negotiate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to make presentations to large and diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to effectively use computer systems and software to include MS Office Suite.
Experience with the preparation of NEPA EA/EIS documents desirable.
Demonstrated ability to provide high-quality written documents and deliverables. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Ability to relate well with persons
Willingness to travel
Ability to work overtime
High level of integrity
Continuing interest in upgrading technical knowledge and skills OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES AND AFFLIATIONS:
Membership in appropriate environmental societies.
Active interest in community and professional organizations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Required to stand for long periods of time.
Required to walk/hike through a variety of terrain including woodlands, steep topography, swampy areas and creek beds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Field work will require working in varying weather conditions and walking over uneven terrain. This description is not intended to be all-inclusive and changes may be made to this job description at the discretion of management. Geotechnology
Sr Wetland Scientist / Permitting Specialist
Why Choose HNTB? For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions. At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination. For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.
Overview The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! HNTB is currently seeking a Sr. Wetland Scientist / Permitting Specialist in our Westbrook, ME, Boston, MA or Chelmsford, MA offices.
Job Summary Applies diversified knowledge and advanced scientific principles, theories, concepts and techniques of geology, hydrology, chemistry, biology or other related sciences to lead all phases of a project including planning, investigation, and recommendations.
Supervises staff in the collection and analyzing of data obtained at the proposed project site.
Examines and evaluates present and potential scientific conditions as they relate to the planning, design, and construction of projects.
Supervises the preparation of reports, graphs, and diagrams on scientific aspects relating to specific projects.
Provides technical support to project managers as situations arise during the construction of project that require scientific assistance.
Performs on the job review of work being accomplished to ensure the details of construction are in compliance with design criteria and scientific specifications and determines the necessity for additional investigations, studies, or alternate plans or designs.
Prioritizes, participates in marketing aspects and schedules new and on-going projects.
Prepares permits for public and private clients with respect to acquisition and compliance for wetland impacts, bridge construction, threatened/endangered species.
Assists in organizing, preparation of public meetings.
Attends various meetings with clients, other engineering firms and staff.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Additional Responsibilities - Prepares permit applications for clients including those required for the MA WPA, Ch. 91, Sections 401 and 404 of the CWA, and others.
- Contributes to analysis and documentation under NEPA and MEPA with respect to natural resources.
Basic Qualification Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science or related field 10 years related experience 8 years related experience (with Master's degree in Natural Sciences) Preferred Qualification/Skills Certifications: - PWS or ability to obtain PWS within one year of hire.
- Certified wetland delineator – state/federal.
General Work Conditions Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.
HNTB Job TitleSr Scientist/Team Leader
Position TypeRegular Full-Time
Energy Project Manager
VHBs growing Williamsburg, VA team is looking for an experienced Energy Project Manager to join our expanding Energy and Natural Resources practice. The successful candidate will have professional experience in the environmental and engineering consulting industry, with direct experience working with energy utilities in the electric and/or natural gas markets along with experience in the renewable energy market areas (previous utility experience is highly desired). VHBs passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.
Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship. Responsibilities Manage, coordinate, and oversee complex energy projects that involve a multitude of environmental and engineering related tasks involving multiple stakeholders, including various resource agencies at the local, state and federal levels Work directly with the Director of Energy and Natural Resources, along with other senior leadership to establish and track project milestones as well as programmatic business goals Manage in-house technical services staff throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region Play a significant role in contributing to the Mid-Atlantic Energy and Natural Resources Practice with development of marketing strategies aimed at new market penetration and client retention Skills and Abilities Strong business development skills Direct experience in working with natural resource agencies on energy related projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region (i.e. U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers, analogous state water quality departments, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, State Wildlife agencies, State Natural Heritage Departments, among others) Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills Team oriented with strong capability to work independently Motivated to lead and mentor others Qualifications Minimum 10 years experience in environmental and engineering consulting BS in environmental science, geology, civil engineering or related field; MS preferred For environmental focused applicants, professional certifications such as Professional Wetland Scientists (PWS), Certified Wildlife Biologists (CWB), Certified Ecologists (CE), and/or VA Certified Professional Wetland Delineator (PWD) are strongly preferred For engineering focused applicants, PE preferred At VHB, were invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. Were proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 38 years.
We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally. LI-DP1 SDL2017
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