SWCA Environmental Consultants

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SWCA Environmental Consultants southern Nevada and along lower Colorado River between Lake Mead and Yuma, Arizona
Dec 27, 2016
Temporary
SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking Field Technicians to support the Flagstaff, Arizona office’s Southwestern Willow Flycatcher studies in southern Nevada and along the lower Colorado River between Lake Mead and Yuma, Arizona. These are temporary, hourly positions. Start date for all positions is early May 2017 and is non-negotiable; end dates range from late July to mid-August 2017.    What you will accomplish: The following technicians are needed for this study:   Nest Monitors : Primary field duties will include conducting standardized early morning broadcast surveys, nest searching, nest monitoring, and re-sighting color-banded flycatchers. Additional duties may include deploying data loggers. Daily computer data entry required.   Banders : Field duties will involve using targeted mist net techniques to capture, color-band, and collect blood samples from southwestern willow flycatchers. Additional field duties include all tasks listed for Nest Monitors.   Site Coordinators : Duties will include all tasks of Nest Monitors in addition to coordinating field logistics at multiple sites, proofing data, data backup and other administrative tasks, and promoting compliance with SWCA’s safety program.  Experience and qualifications for success: Job Requirements :   A minimum of one (1) field season of avian research Banders: extensive prior experience mist netting and banding passerine birds (250+ individuals) Ability to work closely with other biologists, have full hearing and color vision Ability to stoop/crawl through dense vegetation and tolerance of hot temperatures, high humidity, and biting insects Current First Aid/CPR certification Current eligibility to work in the U.S A valid driver’s license   Preferred Skills and Experience :   Experience with willow flycatchers, nest monitoring of open-cup passerines, and identification of southwestern U.S. riparian birds Banders: independent extraction and processing of 500+ passerines; experience banding endangered species and target netting Experience using ATVs and towing a trailer   Compensation and Schedule: $18.05-$20.17 per hour plus ~$4/hr fringe benefit when working on qualified Services Contract Act (SCA) projects. Up to 50% of hours may be spent on non-SCA projects with pay rate of $15-19.50/hr and no fringe benefit. Work schedule is 10 days on (80 hours) and 4 days off. Housing and vehicles provided; camping may be required in some locations. $46 daily per-diem when required to camp away from assigned duty station. Mileage reimbursement is provided for work-related use of personal vehicles. Positions will be filled as soon as qualified applicants are identified.    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 Bridgeville, PA, United States
Dec 27, 2016
Temporary
What you will accomplish : Ensure compliance with environmental regulations for pipeline and other oil and gas related construction activities.  Project work may include Federal land management, oil and gas development, transportation, water resources, renewable energy, transmission/pipelines, mining, habitat restoration, wildfire monitoring, and watershed studies. Supervise installation and maintenance of BMPs, erosion control devices (ECDs), and environmental exclusion areas during construction.  Use topographic maps, GPS units, aerial photographs, and other maps and tools in the field. Experience and qualifications for success: A minimum of 5 years of experience in environmental consulting inspection of oil and gas/pipeline projects required Able to inspect pipelines and oil & gas related facilities Familiar with soil erosion control and BMP installation and maintenance Familiar with agricultural mitigation plans/drain tile repair Able to work in remote areas, use ATVs or other four-wheel drive type vehicles 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. EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com