Ecological Engineering Career Careers in the United States

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Wetland Scientist

Cardno is seeking a Wetland Scientist in our Fitchburg, WI office, to implement project work in the ecological consulting and restoration management fields requiring wetland delineations, vegetation monitoring, understanding of Midwest ecological systems both terrestrial and aquatic, characterization of vegetative communities, endangered species surveys and a working knowledge of ecological restoration. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: > Collect field data, data analysis, and report preparation > Knowledge of or experience with wetland delineation methodologies > Knowledge of or experience with vegetation monitoring sampling methodologies > Use of GPS to map wetland boundaries > Aerial interpretation > Soil Identification > Identify Field Indicators of Hydric Soils > Able and willing to assist our restoration teams with field work...

Biologist/Ecologist

Cardno is seeking a Biologist/Ecologist in our Houston and Austin, TX offices, to implement project work in the ecological consulting and restoration management fields. The ideal candidate will have wetland delineations, vegetation monitoring, planning and permitting (Section 401, 404 and 402) experience; understanding of southwest and/or gulf coast ecological systems both terrestrial and aquatic; characterization of vegetative communities; endangered species surveys; and a working knowledge of ecological restoration. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: > Collect field data (corridor surveys), data analysis, and report preparation >>Knowledge of or experience with wetland delineation methodologies > Knowledge of or experience with vegetation monitoring sampling methodologies > Use of GPS to map natural resources > GIS capabilities (ArcGis) > T&E surveys > Section 404 and 401 permitting > Willing and able to assist our restoration and maintenance teams with field work...

GIS Web Developer

The worker will be responsible for continued development of web applications that will incorporate the following: {C} ? Develop security/logins/profiles for use by the public to create boundary/shape and store for future use ? Designate whether information entered by user is shareable and develop as such ? Develop crowdsourcing ability for public to edit boundary/study area polygons and identify changes that TPWD needs to update/maintain Ecological Mapping Systems of Texas (EMS) database ? Develop data form to update EMS database and upload photos ? Develop custom interfaces with other applications ? Contractor can work both on-site (Austin, TX 78744) and off-site approximately 100 hours/month. II. WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Requirements: Years Skills/Experience 10 Skilled in developing web mapping and geospatial analysis applications using .Net, C#, Javascript, and Google Maps API and ESRI ArcGIS software including ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE and REST services 10 Skilled in SQL Server database development including views and stored procedures 10 Knowledge of geospatial and mapping concepts such as spatial analysis, map projections, etc. 10 Knowledge of mapping and geospatial analysis concepts as they relate to ecological applications Preferences: Years Skills/Experience 10 Experience in developing geospatial web applications directly related to wildlife/habitat conservation using .Net, C#, Javascript, and Google Maps API and ESRI ArcGIS software including ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE and REST services. Experience working in a state agency environment....

GIS Developer

GIS DEVELOPER Austin, Texas 12 Month Contract W2 candidates please The worker will be responsible for continued development of web applications that will incorporate the following: ? Develop security/logins/profiles for use by the public to create boundary/shape and store for future use ? Designate whether information entered by user is shareable and develop as such ? Develop crowdsourcing ability for public to edit boundary/study area polygons and identify changes that TPWD needs to update/maintain Ecological Mapping Systems of Texas (EMS) database ? Develop data form to update EMS database and upload photos ? Develop custom interfaces with other applications Contractor can work both on-site at TPWD Headquarters in Austin, TX and off-site approximately 100 hours/month. II. WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Requirements: Years Skills/Experience 10 Skilled in developing web mapping and geospatial analysis applications using .Net, C#, Javascript, and Google Maps API and ESRI ArcGIS software including ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE and REST services 10 Skilled in SQL Server database development including views and stored procedures 10 Knowledge of geospatial and mapping concepts such as spatial analysis, map projections, etc. 10 Knowledge of mapping and geospatial analysis concepts as they relate to ecological applications Preferences: Years Skills/Experience 10 Experience in developing geospatial web applications directly related to wildlife/habitat conservation using .Net, C#, Javascript, and Google Maps API and ESRI ArcGIS software including ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE and REST services. Experience working in a state agency environment. Questions and Resumes:...

Administrative Assistant

DRMP, Inc. ? Build Your Future on Our Foundation of Excellence. Administrative Assistant needed for our Pensacola office. Position requires 5+ years? experience as a departmental administrative assistant; responsible for handling General office duties that includes keeping filing up to date, coordination of schedules, and completing task assignments for multiple Project Managers....

GIS Analyst / Programmer (Intermediate Level)

Tetra Tech , a leader in consulting, engineering, environmental science and technical services worldwide has a challenging opportunity for a highly motivated professional in our growing Technical Support Services Division. We are a diverse company, embracing talented individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength lies in collectively teaming together to provide integrated services delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. Tetra Tech, Inc. , currently has an immediate opportunity for a GIS Analyst / Programmer at the Forest Service Region 5, Regional Office, Vallejo, CA. This position will provide technical and analytical support for developing and streamlining workflows to prepare and process spatially-explicit datasets for National Forest plan revision. This project requires programming in multiple languages including .Net, Python, and R. The project shall also require advanced knowledge of the following software packages applications: ArcGIS 10, MS Access and MS Excel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Tasks for this project shall include the following: Forest Planning Support o Python and .Net programming to compile datasets for plan revision. o Automation of multi-scale (i.e. ecoregion subsection, Forest and bioregional scale) analysis of bioclimatic, vegetation, wildlife and other natural resource data. In addition, multi-scale summarization of socio-economic data shall also be required. o The development of raster surfaces and tree lists from plot data shall be required to produce inputs for modeling ecosystem dynamics, potential natural vegetation and disturbance regimes. o Develop cartographic products and perform live on-screen presentations to show FS personnel and the public how data sets were created, how to interpret the resultant outputs and present preliminary summary statistics. o Oral and written communication with FS staff regarding how datasets were generated or what underlying assumptions are implicit in hypothesis tests. Evaluation criteria for deliverables o Datasets produced will be evaluated using numerous methods, including quantitative and qualitative analyses using field-measured data. Documentation and technical reports will be evaluated for completeness, process flow and references to peer-reviewed literature. o All tasks and deliverables shall be completed in timely manner in order to meet project timelines....

Environmental Scientist - Entry Level

BUILD A SUCCESSFUL CAREER AT RK&K Since our founding in 1923, the RK&K team has satisfied both public and private sector clients by providing multi-discipline planning, engineering, environmental, and construction phase services. We offer innovative and efficient solutions on a variety of projects nationwide from our Baltimore, Maryland headquarters and 18 branch offices in eight states and Washington, DC. RK&K is a 1000 person multi-disciplinary consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. The firm has been operating throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions of the United States since its inception in 1923, providing services to a wide array of local, state, federal, and private sector clients. The firm employs a well-diversified staff of engineers, designers, planners, scientists, environmental specialists, surveyors, CADD designers, construction managers/inspectors, support and field staff. RK&K?s expertise is in transportation, traffic, transit/rail, structural, geotechnical, environmental, and water resources engineering; natural gas, petroleum and pipeline engineering; planning and cultural resources; construction management and inspection; hazardous waste; energy management; land and site development; natural resources; GIS, computer programming and graphic design; and surveys. RK&K is looking for an entry-level environmental scientist to join the Natural Resources Group in our Baltimore headquarters. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing discipline within a growing firm. Our office headquarters are located in central Baltimore close to Interstate 83 with free on-site parking, and within walking distance of Penn Station and the Mount Royal Avenue light rail station....

Environmental Process Engineer

CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS, INC. ("CEC"), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, provides knowledge, innovative design solutions and integrated expertise in the primary practice areas of civil engineering, ecological sciences, environmental engineering and sciences, waste management and water resources. CEC seeks to hire an individual for the position of Environmental Process Engineer to work at its facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is a full-time, forty hour per week position. Candidates must have a U.S. Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Civil, or Environmental Engineering or a related field, or the foreign equivalent. The position also requires a minimum of five (5) years of experience as an environmental engineer providing process engineering design and operation in the areas of industrial wastewater treatment and groundwater remediation. Experience must include: performing regulatory compliance reviews and evaluations for the management of solid waste, hazardous waste, wastewater discharges, and air emissions, including the preparation of SPCC plans and compliance audits; performing Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) and Transaction Screens for Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act due-diligence pre-acquisition transactions; and developing designs and reports utilizing AutoCad, analytical instruments and equipment necessary for bench tests, pilot tests, and process control of systems including spectrophotometers, gas chromatograph and microscopic analysis of water, and wastewater and associated sludges. Must have Professional Engineer, Certified Hazardous Material Manager and North Carolina Grade 2 physical/chemical operator license certifications. Duties include: (i) direct involvement in the study, design, and construction phase of projects involving industrial water and wastewater systems; (ii) develop and provide innovative engineering solutions within a wide range of treatment technologies, including physical/chemical and biological treatment; (iii) support activities within the Charlotte treatability laboratory and use that data to provide treatment systems that exceed client expectations; (iv) perform regulatory compliance reviews and evaluations for the management of solid waste, hazardous waste, wastewater discharges, and air emissions including the preparation of SPCC plans and compliance audits at facilities as part of due diligence review during mergers and acquisitions; (v) perform Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) and Transaction Screens for Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act due-diligence pre-acquisition transactions; (vi) engage in oversight and execution of field activities, including sampling, field testing, treatability tests and the application of chemical and biological nutrients to enhance in-situ remedial system operation; (vii) supervise, coordinate, and review work by less experienced engineers and drafters; and (viii) provide technical contributions to proposal efforts. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., Attn: Michelle Kosmach, 333 Baldwin Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15205. The company offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Source - Charlotte Observer...

Project Biologist / Environmental Planner

Kleinfelder is an employee-owned architectural, engineering, and science consulting firm providing solutions to meet our world's complex infrastructure and natural resource challenges. Kleinfelder has nearly 2,000 employee-owners with offices nationwide and abroad. With over 50 years of experience, Kleinfelder's reputation for providing innovative, commonsense solutions to the most complex challenges has solidified its status as a trusted partner to its global clients and a leader in the industry. Working as a team, Kleinfelder's bright people will deliver the right solutions. The Tulsa, OK office of Kleinfelder is seeking a Project Biologist / Environmental Planner. We are looking for a Project Biologist / Environmental Planner to support the development and growth of Kleinfelder's Environmental Planning and Permitting (EP&P) Practice in the Great Plains Region. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Kleinfelder's fastest growing services. To be considered for this position, you must have experience in wetland and stream delineations, threatened and endangered species habitat assessments and surveys, compensatory mitigation planning for wetland mitigation and stream restoration, project permitting with regulatory agencies, wildlife ecology, impact assessment, and NEPA requirements. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in plant and wildlife identification, soils evaluation, an understanding of hydrology, GPS use, permit preparation, and be able to conduct work year round in adverse climate and field conditions. Environmental planning, permitting, wetland, and NEPA experience on transportation, oil and gas, and commercial projects is preferred. EXPERIENCE: Candidate must have 5 to 10 years of professional experience and have experience technical report writing, including preparation of Categorical Exclusions (CE's) and Environmental Assessments and in public involvement. Position requires solid technical writing and verbal communication skills. EDUCATION: Bachelor degree in an Environmental, Biological or Ecological Science (MS is preferred) and 6+ years of experience as a natural resources professional is required. This individual must be able to work both independently as well as part of a team, depending on the nature of the project. The ability to travel and a clear driving record are also required. Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans? (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)...

Water Quality Scientist / Engineer

Water Quality Scientist / Engineer E Sciences, Incorporated has an immediate opening in our Orlando office for a water quality scientist or engineer ....

Geotechnical Engineer I (NY-002-15)

GZAGeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is an employee-owned multidisciplinaryenvironmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, geo-civil engineering,construction management and environmental remediation firm. GZA is an ENR Top 500 Design firm focused ongeotechnical, environmental, water, ecological, and construction managementservices. With a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providinghigh-level expertise on complex projects above, below and at ground-level,GZA?s experts provide seamless integration across practice areas, client type,and location. Headquartered in Norwood, MA, GZA employs over 530 engineers,scientists and technical support staff in 25 offices in the United States thatcater to clients in the architecture and engineering, contracting,governmental, industrial, infrastructure, institutional, legal, oil and gas,power, and real estate industries.. Weprovide a range of inter-related services focused on engineering and the earthsciences, water resources/management, waste management/handling, environmentalhealth and safety services, and regulatory compliance. GZA?s East Syracuse, NY officehas an opening for a full-time GeotechnicalEngineer. The successfulcandidate will work under the supervision of project managers or principals.Primary responsibilities may include: Performing field tasks such as test boring inspection, in-situ testing, and construction observation Performing technical execution of projects Working on multidisciplinary project teams Evaluating field data and performing engineering analysis Conducting technical analyses/calculations Writing drafts of engineering reports, specifications, and other technical documents Communicating effectively and efficiently with clients and team members Performing computer modeling of complex geotechnical engineering problems Actively participate in client and business development efforts Othertechnical duties may include: Planning subsurface explorations, including appropriate subsurface tests and investigation of soil in connection with foundation construction and environmental investigation projects Developing construction plans and specifications based on engineering analyses Observing construction activities to monitor progress and conformance to plans and specifications...

Environmental Engineer or Scientist - Mid level

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services, delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 13,000 employees, 300 offices worldwide, and $2.5 billion revenue in 2014, we provide services to protect and improve the quality of life through responsible resource management, sound infrastructure, and rapid communications ability. As part of the Tetra Tech family of companies, we are home to some of the best minds in the country, including nationally renowned subject matter experts. Whether we are contemplating the restoration of our environment or helping to revitalize our urban centers, we are thinking of clear sustainable solutions to resource management and infrastructure challenges. In fact, it's much more than what can be done today; it's what we'll be able to do tomorrow. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a mid-level Environmental Engineer or Scientist to work in our Cleveland, OH office. This position will involve providing technical support in the areas of emergency response, removal assessment, and removal action. The response team maintains on-call readiness to handle emergency responses and provide remedial and restoration guidance/solutions to clients in the Midwestern United States. An R1 is responsible for the planning and oversight of operations and site health and safety. Work will include multi-media sampling, field audits and inspections, organizing and reviewing data, preparing reports, file reviews, collection of air monitoring data, training and exercise support, contractor oversight, and related services. Responsibilities may also include training presentations; preparation of statement of qualifications and proposals, and other consulting activities. Work for other government and private sector clients in these areas is also possible....

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