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 Austin, TX, USA
Apr 04, 2018
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    Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early.
SWCA Environmental Consultants Lombard, IL, USA
Apr 04, 2018
About the opportunity The Chicago office of SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding our team and looking for a dynamic individual with experience as a Sr. NEPA Consultant.  The ideal candidate will possess a strong skillset in consulting and project management, particularly environmental planning and NEPA compliance.  This is a part-time, temporary, hourly position reporting to a Director or Principal-level position.   What you will accomplish As a core member of the Natural Resources Program, responsibilities will include but not limited to:   Manage project requirements related to National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and other resource planning/permitting, and/or natural resource disciplines Serve as project manager for a variety of NEPA documents for conservation, planning, and development projects Manage interdisciplinary projects including budgets, technical staff, and reports related to NEPA compliance documents, particularly Environmental Assessments (EA) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Secondary expertise in natural resource disciplines relevant in the Rocky Mountain and High Plains Manage diverse NEPA projects, including oil and gas, water resources, renewable energy, transmission, and transportation-related projects Manage large proposal efforts for EIS and EA projects for various agencies as well as applicants and proponents Conduct business development and marketing geared toward winning NEPA and planning projects Expand SWCA's professional relationship with Federal agencies Assist in strategic planning and positioning of SWCA's services Mentor junior planning staff in NEPA and environmental planning Contribute to expanding SWCA's professional reputation and the development of scientific excellence in natural resource consulting and research Work closely with SWCA's project managers, directors, and principals throughout the company to promote SWCA's business interests in adherence to its mission, vision, and values. Experience and qualifications for success Bachelor's degree in environmental planning, environmental science, biology or a related field Five to 10 years of experience preparing and managing NEPA documents required (or similar levels of experience in report completion, as well as scheduling and budgeting of projects) Demonstrated experience managing large NEPA and planning projects with excellent developer and agency references Experience working with Department of Interior (DOI) NEPA protocols and requirements, including for Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management Experience working with agencies directly as well as project applicants and proponents with NEPA documentation guidance and review Experience working with Bureau of Land Management National Project Managers Ability to manage multiple tasks and staff Excellent organizational, oral, written and analytical skills are required Experience teaching NEPA-related workshops or trainings   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com