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.

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GAI Consultants, Inc. Indianapolis, IN, USA
Jul 16, 2018
Summary : GAI’s Indiana market is undergoing exciting growth. Put your skills and expertise to work on challenging initiatives alongside accomplished colleagues from our new downtown Indy, Fishers, or Fort Wayne offices. Work in a supportive environment headed by a new, dynamic leadership team that encourages the entrepreneurial spirit. Now is the time to jumpstart your career with a rich pipeline of exciting projects that present long-term security and true career-growth potential. We are looking for an entry to mid-level Environmental Specialist with 0-5 years of experience to work in our Indianapolis or Fishers, Indiana office. Your duties will consist of preparing NEPA environmental documentation and permits for infrastructure development projects.   The position requires excellent communication, organizational, and detailed document management and tracking skills. Technical responsibilities will include conducting ArcGIS mapping, environmental site assessments, preparing, tracking and submitting agency coordination, red flag investigations, programmatic and categorical exclusions, permits, public meetings, and coordination of supporting technical reports.  Technical field studies including wetland delineations, stream identifications, and endangered species surveys in support of NEPA documents will be required.  GAI Offers: Excellent salary and bonus potential Excellent Paid Time Off allowance ESOP – GAI is employee owned 401k Match Competitive health/dental insurance premiums Flexibility in Work Hours    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 : In the office Prepare and mail merge agency coordination letters  Conduct Red Flag Investigation reports Prepare Categorical Exclusion (CE 1-CE 4) reports Plan and prepare applicable project permits Manage ArcGIS files Coordinate with engineering staff and review road and bridge plans In the field Conduct wetland delineations and functions and values assessments (such as In-WRAP or ORAM) Perform stream assessment studies (such as QHEI and HHEI) Provide field documentation regarding threatened and endangered species Provide accurate documentation of field activities Qualifications : B.A. or B.S. in Geology, Biology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or related field. 0-5 years of relevant experience desired. INDOT experience preferred. Proficiency in ArcView and/or ArcDesktop GIS systems. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook). US Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation training a plus. BIAS, IPaC, and IDEM VFC experience a plus. Proficiency in technical writing and quantitative data analysis is a must. Must have a valid Driver’s License or ability to secure.   Physical Demands and/or Other Job Information (if applicable): Ability to work outside in all kinds of weather conditions Ability to lift heavy objects such as testing equipment and materials samples Ability to walk on uneven terrain and navigate steps, stairs and ladders Ability to work in hazardous environments and use required Personal Protective Equipment. Environment will include dust, noise, tripping and overhead hazards     Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
GAI Consultants, Inc. Green Bay, WI, USA
Jul 16, 2018
Full time
Summary : Transforming ideas into reality since 1958, GAI is an employee-owned engineering and environmental consulting firm. We provide local expertise to worldwide clients in the energy, transportation, development, government, and industrial markets. We believe in community involvement and are committed to corporate responsibility including recycling and eco-friendly practices. We are currently looking for a Project Environmental Specialist to join either our Oshkosh or Green Bay, Wisconsin offices. Under the direction of the Senior Environmental Manager, this individual will provide environmental permitting and compliance oversight for key segments of the energy industry. Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Coordinating and leading field efforts for construction inspection and erosion control monitoring, wetland and stream delineations, endangered species surveys and monitoring, preparing permit applications, and preparing associated environmental reports.  Supervise technical work, schedule, and budget of relevant project tasks and project technical teams. Assisting with proposal preparation and cost estimating, quality control reviews, and coordination with clients and regulatory agencies. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Natural Resource Ecology, Engineering, Biology, or Environmental Science; advanced degree a plus Minimum of 5 years of experience commensurate with environmental consulting practices with a background in environmental science, ecology, or construction inspection services Experience with environmental permitting and regulatory agencies in Wisconsin and/or neighboring states, related to Section 401 and 404 Clean Water Act Permitting and other similar permits. Work is expected to be split between 30-50% field based work and 50-70% 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. Knowledgeable and have 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