GAI Consultants, Inc.

GAI Consultants, Inc. - Our firm is a 750 person employee owned, multidiscipline engineering and environmental consulting firm, services clients worldwide in the energy, transportation, real estate, water, municipal government, and industrial markets throughout the Northeast, Midwest, and Southeastern United States.

GAI Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).  To read more about this, view the EEO is THE LAW and poster supplement.

GAI Consultants, Inc. Charleston, WV, USA
Apr 24, 2019
Temporary
Summary : GAI Consultants is seeking individuals to fill seasonal positions as bat research field assistants.  Duties involve assisting qualified bat biologists conducting presence/absence surveys for bats (which could include performance of habitat assessments, acoustic sampling, mist netting, radio-telemetry, portal searches, and portal trapping as necessary), but could also include assisting with surveys for other rare species or other environmental work as needed.  Most work is from mid-May to mid-August.  Join GAI and make your mark among a team of engineering, planning, and environmental consultants that provides innovative solutions to energy, transportation, development, government, and industrial clients worldwide. 60 years strong and 100-percent employee owned, GAI is the right place for talented and motivated individuals who seek to distinguish themselves in a company poised for unlimited growth. Essential Duties and Responsibilities : • Conducting rare, threatened, and endangered bat surveys on development projects throughout the Northeast, Midwest, and Southeast United States. • Performing field site reconnaissance, habitat assessments, acoustic sampling, acoustic analyses, mist netting, portal searches, portal trapping, and/or radio-telemetry. • Coordinating with team leaders, field supervisors, land agents, and/or landowners as required. • Assisting with bat equipment preparations, White-Nose Syndrome decontamination procedures, data entry and/or report writing, or other environmental surveys as needed. Qualifications : • B.S. degree, working toward B.S. degree, or experience in natural resources, biology, or wildlife-related field • Knowledge and ability to identify trees of the Eastern U.S. • Rabies pre-exposure vaccinations preferred, but not required. • Experience mist netting for bats or birds preferred, but not required. • Must be detail-oriented and maintain professionalism at all times. "Client First" approach to all interactions. • Must be willing to travel for extended periods of time, generally 10 days or more. • Must be able to work well in a team environment and be able to take direction. • Work Location:  Various states in Eastern U.S. Physical Demands and/or Other Job Information (if applicable):Field work will be conducted at night in variable weather and environmental conditions, often requiring long or irregular hours, and could include hiking long distances and carrying heavy equipment in steep, uneven terrain or deep water.  A commitment to safely performing job duties in these conditions is required.  A valid driver’s license and a driving record that allows the applicant to meet insurable standard required to operate a company vehicle are required.  Projects may require employees to pass drug screening criteria.
GAI Consultants, Inc. Green Bay, WI, USA
Apr 23, 2019
Full time
Summary: GAI Consultants is currently looking for an Environmental Specialist to join either our Oshkosh or Green Bay, Wisconsin offices. The Environmental Specialist's primary work responsibility will be to conduct field assessments and documentation of environmental resources for oil & gas industry and other energy-related projects, but may be tasked to assist on other projects as needed. The individual will assist in the compilation of data and preparation of reports and permitting documents as directed by Task Managers and Project Managers.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities : •  Complete construction inspections, erosion control monitoring, and environmental marking and staking; •  Assist with field data collection and wetland delineations; •  Gain knowledge of regulatory requirements and complete basic regulatory agency applications; •  Receive technical training for career enhancement; •  Other duties as assigned.   Qualifications : • Bachelor's degree in Natural Resource Ecology, Engineering, Biology, or Environmental Science; advanced degree a plus. • 1-5 years of experience commensurate with environmental consulting practices with a background in environmental science, ecology, or construction inspection services. • Work is expected to be approximately 90% field based work and 10% office based work. Must be willing to work flexible hours and overtime. • Advanced technical writing ability. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills a must. • Must be able to travel and work out of the office, including overnight trips. In state travel is a requirement and extended field assignments are likely. There may also be up to 25% out of state travel associated with this position on a project specific basis or to assist other offices. • Technical knowledge of natural resources and field assessment methods. • Knowledge and experience with erosion and sedimentation control monitoring and construction inspections on linear projects is preferred. • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge and use of GPS tools. • A current Driver's License is required.   Physical Demands and/or Other Job Information (if applicable):While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The physical demands and work characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
GAI Consultants, Inc. Charleston, WV, USA
Apr 23, 2019
Temporary
Summary : We are seeking qualified individuals to fill seasonal positions as bat researchers.  Applicants should have experience conducting mist net, acoustic, radio-telemetry, and habitat surveys for federally listed bats and be considered qualified to conduct surveys in one or more states.  We are seeking detail-oriented professionals who have a demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.  You must be willing to travel for extended periods of time.  Majority of travel will likely be to West Virginia and surrounding area.  Work is generally from May to August.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities : • Conducting rare, threatened, and endangered bat surveys on development projects throughout the Northeast, Midwest, and Southeast United States.  • Performance of field site reconnaissance, habitat assessments, acoustic sampling, acoustic analyses, mist netting, portal searches, and/or radio-telemetry. • Supervision of one or more technical teams, including associated field staff.  • Coordination with project/task managers, field supervisors, land agents, and/or landowners as required. • Assistance with bat equipment preparations, White-Nose Syndrome decontamination procedures, data entry and/or report writing, or other environmental surveys as needed.   Qualifications : • B.S. degree or experience in natural resources, biology, or wildlife-related field • Experience selecting survey sites and interacting with landowners and field supervisors • Working knowledge of federal and state bat survey protocols • State and/or federal permit or the qualifications to be added to a permit • Knowledge and ability to identify bat calls of the Eastern U.S. • Must be detail-oriented and maintain professionalism at all times. "Client First" approach to all interactions. • Working knowledge of acoustic monitoring equipment and software • Must be willing to travel for extended periods of time. • Must be able to work well in a team environment and be able to take direction. • Work Location:  Various states in Eastern U.S.   Physical Demands and/or Other Job Information (if applicable):Field work will be conducted at night in variable weather and environmental conditions, often requiring long or irregular hours, and could include hiking long distances and carrying heavy equipment in steep, uneven terrain or deep water.  A commitment to safely performing job duties in these conditions is required.  A valid driver’s license and a driving record that allows the applicant to meet insurable standard required to operate a company vehicle are required.  Projects may require employees to pass drug screening criteria. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com