SWCA Environmental Consultants

For more than three decades, SWCA has provided comprehensive environmental planning, regulatory compliance and natural and cultural resource management services to businesses and government clients across the United States. We are an employee-owned firm of scientists, planners, and technical specialists. We combine scientific expertise with sound technical skills to provide solutions to a full spectrum of environmental projects.

We work to understand the full life cycle of your project, from its early inception to completion. In the face of rapid environmental, economic, and societal changes, SWCA provides a comprehensive approach to the challenges you face. We offer a focused suite of environmental consulting services combined with regional knowledge, professionalism, customer-orientation, and high-quality service. We're proud of the accomplishments of our staff, but our knowledge, skills, and achievements would mean little if we couldn't build long-term, trusting relationships with our clients. With a high percentage of our work stemming from referrals and repeat business, it's clear that clients are confident in our ability to guide their projects to successful completion.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, SWCA has 30 offices throughout the United States and the Pacific Islands. With such a large number of geographically diverse offices, we're able to rapidly pool resources in order to serve clients from our main business lines, including energy generation, oil and gas, mining, federal land management, Department of Defense, transmission, and transportation.

SWCA Environmental Consultants Sheridan, WY, USA
Feb 06, 2018
Full time
About the opportunity Our Sheridan, WY operation  is seeking to fill the position of Natural Resources Lead . This position is a regular, full-time, salaried position, reporting to the Sheridan Office Director. Salary will be based on individual qualifications and experience.  If you thrive in the pursuit of excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients, then this could be the role for you!   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 Client Relations Develop strong relationships with existing clients while executing strategic analysis, marketing and sales for new clients 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. Support regional proposal efforts for large or strategic natural resources and environmental planning opportunities Build SWCA’s professional reputation and client base in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Clean Water Act (CWA) and associated services. Project Management and Business Operations Accountable for program-wide business development, the financial success of the natural resources program as a whole, and attainment of personal sales and productivity goals Conduct natural resource consulting services and directly manage large natural resources and environmental planning projects throughout the project management life cycle Ensure professional and technical excellence, and quality through project staffing and QA/QC assignments Accountable for profit and loss for program and Team Leaders Provide management plan/action plan for projects that are on an overrun track and ensure that the plan is implemented to avoid overruns Promote culture of accountability, budget and cost control, value creation and return on investment, and profit optimization Leadership and People Management Provide highly effective, dynamic management and leadership to SWCA’s natural resources program and staff Promote a culture of teamwork, engagement, quality service and customer satisfaction Mentor team members within natural resource program Adhere to quality assurance, health and safety, and contract compliance Manage overall program workload Assistance with goal setting and monitoring Coach and Mentor NR staff Performance reviews for staff Managing resources - personnel coordination Hiring/firing recommendations and decision-making Communications with Project Managers Project performance reviews and audits Meet with Project Managers regularly to discuss personnel issues, resource allocations, etc. Meet with Project Managers to discuss overall project needs Directly provide and lead others in providing environmental services related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Clean Water Act (CWA), and other services; Through business and client development, expand the Sheridan client base and revenue in the areas of environmental planning, permitting, and broad-based natural resources services Be accountable for business development, the financial success of the program as a whole, and attainment of personal sales and productivity goals Contribute to or manage natural resource consulting services Ensure professional and technical excellence and quality through project staffing and QA/QC assignments Promote a culture of teamwork, engagement, quality service, and customer satisfaction Work closely with SWCA’s managers and directors in resource and support departments throughout the company to promote SWCA’s business interests in adherence with the company’s mission, vision, and values   Experience and qualifications for success   A Master’s degree in environmental planning, environmental studies, environmental management, biology, ecology, or a related field preferred (Bachelor’s degree candidates with equivalent experience will be considered). A minimum of five (5) years of experience in project work related to natural resources services required. A minimum of three (3) years of experience at increasing levels of responsibility in management, including supervising and providing leadership for other professionals required. Demonstrated business development success and consulting acumen. Demonstrated expertise in federal, state and local laws and regulations related to the management of natural resources in the Western U.S. Demonstrated performance and achievement in business development, including substantial established credibility with federal and state reviewing agencies and clients, as well as success in proposal writing. 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
SWCA Environmental Consultants Austin, TX, USA
Feb 06, 2018
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 Austin 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.   If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please email  accommodations@swca.com  or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.   EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
SWCA Environmental Consultants Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Jan 27, 2018
Temporary
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 Salt lake City office is seeking a temporary Biological Field Technician to support a variety of biological studies. What you will accomplish Conduct environmental inspections, wildlife and vegetation baseline studies, and biological evaluations and assessments.  Collect field data, including identification of fauna and flora. Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to determine exact locations of project areas, habitat types, and associated landforms. Photograph and record appropriate habitat, species, and landforms. Operate SWCA vehicles, assure they will perform safely, and notify appropriate person if vehicle needs maintenance. Ability to drive a 4-wheel-drive vehicle on rugged, back-country roads.   Experience and qualifications for success Minimum of B.A. or B.S. in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management preferred Must have experience with vegetation identification, accurate data collection procedures, and data entry QA/QC Excellent communication and organizational skills Familiarity with Microsoft Office Word and Excel   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