Design Engineer - Jackson, MI #23785

  • Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Jackson, MI, United States
  • Dec 27, 2017
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Forestry Urban Forestry

Job Description

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a Division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has opportunities as a Design Engineer (Landscape Designer). Davey is a leader in the tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries, throughout the US and Canada. 

DUTIES: The Design Engineer will provide our government, utility, commercial and not for profit clients with water resources engineering services and solutions needed to efficiently and effectively manage natural resources, comply with policies and obtain regulatory permits. Understand the contract needs and specifications of clients and their customers and develop appropriate solutions. Inspect a wide range of habitats, both natural and disturbed, and assess their condition, health and functionality according to client specifications. Recognize and identify common urban and utility infrastructure and understand its impact on natural systems. Prescribe appropriate work needed to correct poor conditions and create optimum conditions. Summarize and report on observations and data collected in the field. Train and mentor teammates. Work more directly with clients. Represent the company and the client at professional meetings. 

Education and Qualifications: 
● Four year degree in Civil or Biological Engineering, Landscape Architecture or related discipline or equivalent experience in similar position
● Master’s degree or advanced education may be required by project
● Driver’s license and clean driving record are required
● Natural resource consulting experience preferred

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full time position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. DRG offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply. 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit