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ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION ASSESSMENT AND SURVEY TECHNICIAN

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EnviroScience, Inc.
Place
Stow, OH
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Added: April 18, 2024

Company Overview

EnviroScience Inc., headquartered in Stow, Ohio, with additional offices in Tennessee and Virginia, is a niche provider of environmental consulting services. We employ over 150 highly skilled and technical employees that develop unique, cost-effective solutions for our clients’ environmental, infrastructure and regulatory needs.


Our clients repeatedly choose EnviroScience because of our technical expertise, client advocacy, high quality work, and outstanding reputation with regulators and industry executives.


Job Description

The position will take an active role in a fast-paced environmental restoration team. A combined background in land surveying, habitat assessment and fluvial geomorphology is the ideal candidate but not a requirement. The position’s role is critical to providing the supporting data for restoration designs. The position will be heavily field-based working on active restoration sites. Data collection using a variety of techniques with rotating laser, total station and GPS-based surveying gear is at the core of the job duties. Besides the pre-design data collection, the position will also be working on active construction sites performing design layout, collection of as-built elevation and feature data. On an annual basis work duties would be approximately 70% field and 30% office. During the field season approximately April through October expect to work 75-80% in the field. A typical work day consists of an 8-10 hour day although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours. Overnight travel and working for extended periods throughout Ohio and surrounding states will be project specific but overnight travel will be required. Candidates may be asked to demonstrate skill proficiency during the interview process. At least 2 interviews are anticipated for successful award of the position.



Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate would have a multidisciplinary background containing a mixture of surveying, stream and wetland habitat assessment, fluvial geomorphology morphology, and construction layout experience. The individual should be an autonomous, highly motivated individual that can communicate effectively, document work activities, solve problems and troubleshoot in an outdoor environment and/or active construction atmosphere. A strong desire to improve the environment and passion for restoration should be at the core of the individual’s personality. Excellent communication skills and the right personality are important.


Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Science and Management, Surveying or Life Sciences (Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Fisheries, Forestry).

• 2 Years of Work Experience Minimum. Valid Driver's License


Other Desirable Skills

• Proficient with MicroSoft Office computer programs (ie. Word, Excel etc.)

• Experience with Surveying Programs such as Trimble Business Center

• Proficient with AutoCAD / Civil 3D – Formal coursework or equivalent work experience

• The candidate should be technically proficient with various modes of surveying instruments including but not limited to Total Station, GPS-based surveying systems and rotating laser levels.

• Candidates who also possess training in fluvial geomorphology and/or previous experience implementing restoration projects will be preferred.

• Formal stream morphology training or Rosgen Level 1 is a plus.


Compensation

This is a full time, permanent position after a 30-day probationary period. Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications. ES offers options for health insurance, 401K, bonus opportunities, and many other benefits.

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