GZA

GZA is an employee-owned consulting firm providing geotechnical, environmental, water, ecological, and construction management services to a wide array of private and public clients.  Our mission is to be the premier provider of practical and innovative solutions to the 21st century challenges of the natural and built environments for the benefit of our clients, employees, shareholders, and society.

GZA employs more than 550 engineers, scientists, construction managers and support staff in 28 offices in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, Appalachian and Great Lakes Regions.  We focus on clients in the architecture and engineering, contracting, governmental, industrial, infrastructure, institutional, oil and gas, power and real estate client sectors.  The firm is consistently ranked among the top 100 firms on Engineering News Record's (ENR) annual list of the top 200 Environmental firms - ranking 91st in 2016. 

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.

GZA Buffalo, NY, USA
May 23, 2018
Full time
We are seeking a motivated, self-starting  Mid-Level Ecologist  to join our growing team in our Buffalo and Syracuse, NY offices.  The selected candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team working on a wide variety of projects including but not limited to: wetland delineation and stream evaluation; writing environmental analysis documents; preparing maps using GIS; preparing and presenting wetland and natural resource permit applications; conducting desktop and field studies, participating in meetings and agency consultation, client interaction, site compliance inspections, and other related regulatory documents.    Key Duties:   The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities in assisting with technical execution of projects under the supervision of project managers:   Perform routine and specialty field tasks potentially including wetland delineation and stream evaluation, botanical investigations, soils investigation, wildlife and aquatic habitat evaluations, faunal surveys, site reconnaissance and explorations, and construction observation. Prepare reports and recommendations based upon field studies. Develop permit applications. Present permit applications to regulatory authorities. Manage assigned tasks as part of larger projects. Field and office QA/QC responsibilities.   Qualifications :   Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources, Biology, Ecology, or related discipline required; Master’s degree preferred. 3+ years’ experience in wetland delineation, natural resource evaluation, GPS data collection and ecological permitting. Experience with processing of GPS field data and preparation of GIS mapping exhibits is preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to prepare clear and concise letters, memoranda, technical reports, proposals, and figures. Experience with erosion and sedimentation control applications is desired. Completion of the NYSDEC 4-Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Training preferred. Knowledge of USACE, EPA, and various state and local regulations pertaining to the permitting of new projects is preferred. Ability to work independently and as a member a team. Strong time management, coordination, problem solving, and interpersonal skills. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel locally and regionally for this position. Field work can occur year-round and in all weather conditions. GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
GZA Livonia, MI, USA
May 23, 2018
Full time
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is currently seeking an experienced staff-level  Air Permitting/Environmental Regulatory Compliance Specialist  in our  Livonia, Michigan  office. The ideal candidate must be a highly motivated independent self-starter with a client oriented focus.  The position will include performing various complex technical analyses and calculations, and preparing various types of reports and documents including regulatory programs, audit reports, permit applications, and environmental management-system-related documentation.  Some travel and overnight stays may be required at times.  This position may also involve being outsourced to client facilities.      Qualifications:   Bachelor’s Degree in a science or engineering field (Master’s Degree a plus) 5+ years of relevant experience and knowledge of applicable air quality laws and regulations (Federal and State of Michigan) Ability to complete tasks independently and within a team Demonstrate professional judgment, consistency, and strong attention to detail Demonstrate performance of analysis, problem solving and strong organizational skills Strong oral and written communication skills Experience preparing reports that demonstrate technical knowledge Project experience in air emissions estimation, reporting, permitting, and control is required Project experience in the following areas is preferred: Environmental Compliance Auditing; EPCRA (TRI and Tier II Reporting); Environmental Management Systems, including ISO 14001; Hazardous waste management; SPCC/SWPPP/Environmental Contingency Plan development; and Wastewater/stormwater permitting and monitoring. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com