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CALYX Engineers + Consultants

Environmental Project Manager - Cary, NC

(Posted May 24, 2019)

CALYX Engineers and Consultants, an NV5 company, is seeking an environmental project manager for our Cary, NC office. The environmental project manager will provide technical expertise, assistance, and project management associated with environmental services projects. The individual should be able to demonstrate project management experience and the ability to successfully manage project from beginning to end. The most frequent and essential work activities include:

  • Supervise and assist with field investigations and data interpretation.
  • Assist in training junior staff.
  • Responsible for completing and overseeing natural resource related projects including wetland delineations, stream determinations, permitting, and protected species surveys.
  • Supervise and assist with the completion of technical reports.
  • Communicate between staff, managers, agency personnel, and clients.
  • Complete project tasks within deadlines and budgets.
  • Develop scopes of work and fee estimates; manage project budgets and coordinate project billing.

Prerequisites for employment include:

  • BS degree in biology, botany, ecology, wildlife or similar field
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience working with natural resource related projects
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to interpret and present field data in technical reports
  • Experience and positive relationships with regulatory agencies
  • Experience with preparing/procuring CWA Section 404/401 Permits and State Buffer Authorizations
  • Willingness to assist other environmental services staff with varying project work including bat-related projects (mist netting, acoustics, structure checks), aquatic (fish, mussel, etc) surveys, mitigation site management, and formal ESA Section 7 consultations
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite), strong knowledge of Trimble GPS and GIS
  • Experience with transportation-related projects, particularly, NCDOT projects, preferred
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid driver’s license prior to employment

Work Environment and Physical Demands

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. When properly requested and when feasible (without undue hardship to the organization), reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • This position will be subject to outside environmental conditions, including weather conditions such as wet and /or humid environments, extreme cold and/or heat, dusty and noisy work environments.
  • Some work will be in the field involving long term standing and frequent walking as well as include common hazards at project sites.
  • Must be able to carry, lift and push/pull up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally.
  • Must be able to wade in water, walk over rough and uneven terrain and be able to walk and/or stand up to 10-12 hours a day on occasion.
  • Must have the ability to see, smell, hear, talk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel and twist, crouch, crawl, reach, grasp, sit, stand, and walk.
  • Weekend and overtime work and/or overnight work and travel will be required.
  • Additional physical duties may be required as necessary.

To apply for this position, please visit https://careers-nv5.icims.com/jobs.



Mitigation Management

Director of Projects - Athens, GA

(Posted March 19, 2019)

It's an exciting time to work for Mitigation Management. We are the fastest growing mitigation and ecological restoration firms in the Southeast. At our core, we are inspired and passionate about our natural environment. We are successful. And, we are expanding.

Our people plan is a simple one. We seek out great energy and expose our employees to a wide variety of experiences. Then, we empower them to make recommendations to collectively make a great business even better. If you want a challenging and rewarding environment where, every day, you will personally contribute to protecting thousands of acres of critical habitat, this job opportunity is for you.

Title: Director of Projects (GA)
Location: Athens, GA

Requirements for application:

  • Master's degree in a related field with five years experience OR bachelor's degree in a related field with eight years of experience
  • At least two levels of Rosgen training (or comparable programs)
  • Working knowledge of environmental regulations in Georgia
  • Must possess excellent communication and technical writing skills and be able to independently prepare reports with a focus on QA/QC
  • Significant experience in project management (certification preferred), budgeting, and personnel management (at least five years preferred)
  • Proven ability to build effective internal and external relationships and effectively influence individuals at all levels
  • Effective presentation creation and delivery skills
  • Must embrace and effectively shadow the corporate core values
  • Effective leadership, management, decision-making and motivational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including listening, oral and written
  • Proven ability to lead multi-faceted business needs and diverse processes
  • Track record of proven critical thinking and problem resolution skills
  • Must demonstrate the ability to act independently within the context of corporate goals

Job description

  • Develops and directs the strategic planning and permitting of all mitigation projects in GA.
  • Leads presentations of new mitigation project proposals with regulatory agencies.
  • Oversees coordination of personnel and resources required to successfully complete mitigation projects in GA.
  • Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the GAG ecological services division and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure.
  • This position is expected to participate in field work if required by project timelines. Examples of field work includes ecological monitoring, delineations, biological sampling, water quality sampling, restoration construction oversight, and various land management applications.
  • This position reports to the Chief Project Officer

Start date: Flexible
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Group Benefit: Health insurance stipend (after 90-days) and Simple IRA (after 1 year)
Hours of work: This position typically requires a minimum of 40 hours per week. Of such hours, the employee would need to average a minimum of 35 billable hours per week over the course of the year. Since daily trips as well as occasional overnight stays are required, normal 9am-5pm business hours can vary considerably and do not always apply.
Vacation: This position would be granted 20 days of paid time off (vacation and sick days) on an annual basis. Mitigation Management also observes the following six paid holidays in addition to the 20 days of paid time off: Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Following the initial 90-days of employment, a progression and performance review will be conducted on an as needed basis to assess performance to-date, and to clarify or modify this arrangement, as the need may arise. This arrangement may be terminated by either party upon notice in writing to either party with notice that complies with Employment Standards (or Labor Standards) for the State of Georgia. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you in an atmosphere that is successful, mutually challenging, and rewarding.

Please apply online at www.mitigationcredits.com under the Job Board.

Carolina Ecosystems, Inc.

Environmental Project Manager

(Posted February 13, 2019)


Carolina Ecosystems is seeking a motivated and experienced project manager. The selected candidate will lead projects, communicate with clients and regulators, and oversee junior staff. Candidates must have at least a BS in an environmental field and 10+ years of directly applicable experience. Experience must include leading stream, wetland, and endangered species projects. Candidates must be willing and able to work in adverse field conditions and travel throughout the region.  The ideal candidate would possess:  experience on a variety of infrastructure projects including transportation, water, wastewater, and greenways; a familiarity with local, state, and federal regulations relating to streams and wetlands; proven ability to communicate with clients as well as regulatory agencies; proven ability to obtain jurisdictional determinations, Clean Water Act permits, and Coastal Area Management Act permits; proven ability to organize and lead field teams. Preference will be given to candidates with NCDOT experience. Email resumes to jobs@carolinaeco.com.


DAVENPORT

Environmental Scientist/Planner - Raleigh NC

(Posted November 18, 2018)

DAVENPORT is seeking to fill an Environmental Scientist/Planner Position that will be assigned to our Raleigh, NC office. This position requires at least five years of technical experience in environmental planning and assessment. The successful applicant will have professional verbal and written communication skills; the ability to perform field investigations and prepare technical reports; and the ability to build and maintain relationships with potential clients. Applicants must have a 4-year degree in Environmental Science, or another related field. Preference will be given to applicants who are licensed as a Professional Engineer, Professional Geologist, or Certified Planner.

Experience with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments is required. The candidate should have experience with environmental planning, which includes 401/404 permitting, wetland delineations, natural resource surveys (such as for freshwater mussels, red-cockaded woodpeckers, or bats), socio-economic impacts, and community assessments. The candidate should also possess a strong desire to develop marketing and business strategies to expand DAVENPORT’s growing Environmental Division.

Typical Duties:

  • Preparation of environmental documents and studies in compliance with NEPA guidelines for both state and federal agencies. Experience and contacts with the North Carolina Department of Transportation Planning and Environmental Branch is preferred.
  • Conduct fieldwork for environmental site assessments of linear transportation projects.
    • Wetland delineations
    • Biological assessments
    • Community resources
  • Preparation of environmental permit applications.
  • Meet with potential clients or other firms to develop new projects.
  • Manage projects, including coordination with local agencies.
  • Maintain client satisfaction/confidentiality.
  • Experience with GIS and/or CADD mapping is preferred.
  • Some travel required including regular visits on job sites.
  • OSHA 40hr Hazwoper training will be required.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Experience with GPS survey equipment is a plus.

About us: DAVENPORT is a design and consulting firm established in 2002. DAVENPORT is headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC, with regional branch offices in North Carolina, Virginia, and Florida. Our firm provides a wide range of consulting services for both the public and private sectors.

Please visit our web site at www.davenportworld.com.

We offer a competitive salary and other excellent benefits in a progressive, career-oriented work

environment. Interested candidates may respond in confidence with resume to cparrish@davenportworld.com.

DAVENPORT is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.

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