GEI Consultants, Inc.

GEI Consultants, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering firm ranked #94 in the ENR top 500 (2016). We serve hundreds of Government, Energy, Industry and Institutional clients, and have completed 30,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries.

Founded in 1970, our privately held, employee-owned company consists of over 700 employees located in 36 offices across the U.S. GEI’s technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our traditional core practices which include geotechnical, environmental, infrastructure, water resources and ecology.

GEI is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability employer

GEI Consultants, Inc. Oakland, CA, USA
Apr 19, 2019
Intermittent - On Call
Essential Responsibilities & Duties Conduct studies to assess potential impacts of climate change and sea level rise on vulnerable infrastructure in a variety of coastal, natural and urban environments. Lead adaptation planning and development of strategies to enhance resilience by actively engaging with agencies and communities in planning forums and public meetings. Work with local and regional agencies to integrate adaptation strategies into existing planning processes including general plans, local coastal plans, capital infrastructure plans and environmental plans. Prepare a variety of technical documents including client reports, agency plans, funding proposals and peer-reviewed publications.   Manage projects located throughout the West Coast, including technical leadership and oversight, risk management, safety and mentoring. Travel to client/prospect/teaming partner/remote offices/headquarters required, including overnight travel. Minimum Qualifications M.S. or Ph.D. in engineering, earth sciences, or similar environmental science field Knowledge and expertise in climate, coastal and environmental issues in the western states. Expertise in preparation of long-range plans and associated environmental documents and permitting. 10+ years of professional resiliency planning experience. Advanced oral and written communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively within project team. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
GEI Consultants, Inc. Allendale, MI, USA
Apr 19, 2019
Seasonal
GEI Consultants is seeking multiple seasonal ecological restoration field technicians in our Michigan offices to implement project work in the ecological consulting and restoration management fields.  This position requires an introductory level of skill and experience.  Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision of field crews. Essential Responsibilities & Duties Supervise field crew of 2-6 team members Assist with the construction and implementation of ecological restoration projects including but not limited to—native tree and shrub planting, seeding, erosion control measures, etc. Assist with installation of stream bank stabilization projects including bioengineering techniques, coir logs, soil lifts, brush bundles, erosion control blanket, etc. Herbicide application to invasive species, knowledge of invasive plant species, and treatment methods Native plant identification and knowledge of native plant communities Drive and operation of trucks with trailers, ATVs/UTVs tractors w/ attachments, skid steers, chainsaws, brushcutters, and small engines/pumps Technicians may be required to spend up to 1-4 nights per week out of town working at remote locations. A typical work day consists of an 8-12 hour day with a 30-minute lunch, two ten-minute breaks, and includes irregular hours (30-55 hours per week) and irregular starting and quitting times, in accordance with the requirements of the assigned job. Minimum Qualifications   Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences (Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Fisheries, Forestry) - or equivalent experience Standard First Aid, CPR, Red Card, Pesticide Applicator's License are preferred. Must hold a valid Driver's License. May also be required to complete commercial driving requirements at the 10,000-26,000 lb. classification. Technicians will be required to obtain Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License if state or local regulations require this for herbicide application. Desired Qualifications 2-3 years of ecological restoration related work experience and experience with herbicide application a plus GPS/ArcPad experience is a plus Positive, flexible, team-oriented approach, with the willingness and desire to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced, team oriented work environment Standard First Aid, CPR, Red Card, and Pesticide Applicator's License are not required but preferred Competitive pay $14 to $20 per hour Please note that selected candidates will be required to pass drug, background and reference screenings Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com