SWCA Environmental Consultants

3 job(s) at SWCA Environmental Consultants

SWCA Environmental Consultants Houston, TX, U.S.
Apr 07, 2017
Full time
About the opportunity: Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.   Our Houston office offers a unique work environment and specializes in natural resources and cultural resources consulting.   Your role will be to assist our Project Managers on natural resources consulting projects. You should be able to work on a  temporary basis, full-time hours including weekends and frequent travel. What you will accomplish: Conduct a variety of natural resources field studies including wetland delineations, threatened/endangered species assessments, and avian/wildlife surveys.  Conduct fieldwork, organize and transfer field data, and write technical reports and permit applications related to Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and other resource planning/permitting, and/or natural resource disciplines.  Assist in the writing and development of written deliverable related to project work. Experience and qualifications for success: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Botany, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Science, Ecology, or related field  required Environmental survey experience in Texas a plus Knowledge of Federal and State environmental regulations and guidance, particularly in Texas preferred Familiarity with mapping software such as ArcGIS and GPS devises is highly desired Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required  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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
SWCA Environmental Consultants Sheridan, WY, United States
Mar 31, 2017
Full time
About the opportunity: Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.  What you will accomplish: A core member of the Natural Resources Program, taking a lead and collaborative role in pursuing project opportunities, managing projects and clients. Manage project requirements related to National Environmental Policy Act, watershed planning and other resource planning/permitting, and/or natural resource disciplines relevant in the specified region. Partner, supervise and/or prepare requirements related to watershed studies and planning, permits, mitigation plans, and other deliverables. Support agency needs during project process. Experience and qualifications for success: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in biology, botany, environmental science, natural resource management, or other related field required; Master’s degree preferred A minimum of 5 years of combined experience managing all aspects of projects, environmental consulting, or ecological studies including developing and implementing budgets, schedules, scopes of work from pre-field tasks to final report preparation A minimum of 2 years of experience with implementing NEPA, ESA, and/or CWA permitting processes preferred. Working knowledge of federal, state and/or local regulations (i.e., NEPA, CWA, and ESA) governing natural resource management to include preparation of EISs and/or EAs Demonstrated business development success and consulting acumen, including established credibility with federal and state reviewing agencies and clients, as well as success in proposal writing 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  accommodations@swca.com  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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com  
SWCA Environmental Consultants US-ND-Bismarck
Mar 11, 2017
Full time
Our Bismarck office is looking for Natural Resources Team Lead to support office goals by pursuing project opportunities, managing projects and clients, directing biological and/or wetlands field studies, and supervising and mentoring staff.  You will primarily assist clients with projects related to the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), and other federal, state, and local environmental regulations. SWCA offers an enthusiastic, supportive, and casual work environment with flexible schedules and a competitive total compensation and benefits package, including a stock ownership program. What you will accomplish : Serve as a project manager for a variety of natural resource projects Manage the financial performance of individual projects and effectively coordinate with clients and agencies Manage client relationships and conduct business development with new and existing clients Supervise, mentor and instruct project managers, technical staff and field personnel Network within industry organizations to establish and expand the regional client base and revenue in the areas of environmental planning, permitting, and broad-based natural resources services. Identify and qualify sales opportunities (prospects and proposals), manage opportunities and make recommendations to Director Prepare and review stand-alone biological resources reports, biological assessments, wetland reports, and biological portions of NEPA and/or North and South Dakota state permit documents (PSC, PUC) Prepare protocols and supervise surveys for sensitive habitats and species; including general surveys for report writing, focused or protocol-level surveys, and pre-construction surveys Prepare reports related to National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, technical documents, proposals and other written deliverables related to various permitting/planning and compliance projects as required Provide management plan/action plan for projects that are on an overrun track and ensure that the plan is implemented to avoid overruns Primary responsibility for QA/QC oversight of field data to support report-writing, land use planning, State (DEP, EPA, DNR) and Federal reports (Fish and Wildlife Service, USACE, etc.), and permitting Develop recommendations for mitigation measures, monitoring, and permitting specific to biological resources Work closely with SWCA’s other staff in both natural and cultural resources throughout the company to promote SWCA’s business interests in adherence to its mission, vision, and values  Experience and qualifications for success : A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Natural Resource Management, Biology, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Science, Ecology, or related field required; graduate degree preferred Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in biological fieldwork, consulting, and project management, including developing and implementing budgets, schedules, and scopes of work from pre-field tasks to final report preparation Demonstrated business development success and consulting acumen, including established credibility with federal and state reviewing agencies and clients, as well as success in proposal writing Demonstrated experience in supervising, mentoring, and providing leadership for other professionals Advanced skills and knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas (e.g., keying rare plants, conducting protocol surveys for special-status species, etc. Previous experience with environmental surveys, research design, and field implementation on a variety of projects Previous experience with federal, state, and local laws and regulations in the Western U.S., with experience in North and South Dakota preferred Experience in wetland delineation following the USACE 1987 Wetland Delineation Manual; Wetland Certification is a plus but not required Prior primary report authorship in a natural resources consulting context for a variety of project types, in a variety of regions, and with a variety of agencies Advanced skills and knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas (e.g., keying rare plants, conducting protocol surveys for special-status species, etc.) Ability to take initiative, resolve problems, and ensure that tasks are completed in the most effective manner Flexibility and willingness to learn company procedures, and ability to try new, improved techniques Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 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  accommodations@swca.com  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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com