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Environmental Construction Support Technician

Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc
Schenectady County, New York, US
Closing date
May 30, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Description
Job Summary:

Provide support for Natural Resources based projects in north Texas area specializing in environmental construction oversight and monitoring and avian surveys.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Work independently in the field with limited immediate oversight
  • Assist with wetland and threatened and endangered species issues, and state and federal environmental permitting.
  • Conduct environmental construction oversight/monitoring and avian surveys while working with multiple other consultants while maintaining aggressive project schedules
  • Conduct threatened and endangered species habitat assessments, site investigations, ecological surveys and wetland delineations
  • Interpret data collected in the field
  • Keep deliverable schedules and adhere to budgets
  • Stay current with applicable regulations related to construction oversight
  • Be a positive member of the team and encourage communication and coordination across ECT offices and service lines
  • Be a mentor and active member of the team in terms of technical training, product quality and health and safety

Education & Experience:
  • Bachelors with 1-3 years of experience in construction oversight, SWPPP, wetland and stream issues, environmental permit compliance in the Midwest/western United States
  • Renewable energy experience preferred
  • Experience working on previous environmental construction support projects preferred

Job Requirements:
  • Maintain a valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Able to travel extensively (80-90%) to provide environmental support at construction sites, conduct fieldwork, and client meetings
  • Travel out of town and overnight to multiple states in the Midwest working in varying outdoor weather conditions, that may include extreme temperatures and possibly working in and around water
  • Able to work long days hours outside a standard M-F schedule.
  • Able to lift 50+ pounds, pull, hike, and sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Strong technical knowledge base in environmental oversight, wetlands, and wildlife
  • Strong environmental permitting experience (401/404 permitting)
  • Technical report writing
  • Communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Exceptional verbal, interpersonal communication skills, and expertise regarding construction oversight

ECT is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary natural resources and environmental consulting firm serving private and public-sector clients by integrating science, engineering, technology, planning, and management systems to provide practical solutions to complex challenges. ECT maintains a drug-free environment and is an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer.

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