Environmental Specialist

  • GAI Consultants, Inc.
  • Green Bay, WI, USA
  • Apr 23, 2019
Full time Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description


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.

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.

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