Environmental Technician

Employer
GAI Consultants
Location
Glen Allen, VA
Posted
Sep 27, 2022
Closes
Oct 10, 2022
Ref
673209360
Hours
Full Time
Systems Planning Corporation (SPC), a subsidiary company of GAI Consultants, Inc., is seeking an Environmental Technician to fill seasonal positions supporting wetland and other environmental field reviews and permitting. This position can report to either our Homestead, PA, or Bridgeport, WV office. The work location will be various states in the Eastern United States. The ideal candidate will have experience assisting with wetland delineations and plant identifications.This position is in anticipation of more growth and is an evergreen position. As such, the timeline to hire is unknown and will be as needed. If you are interested in this type of work we encourage you to apply and we will reach out when we are ready to move forward. It could be several months.Job Duties:Assist with wetland delineations, wetland determinations, rare species field reviews, and other environmental field studies for projects.Assist with environmental reviews for projects in the planning and development phases, focusing on wetland and waterway permitting, soil erosion and sediment control permitting, and endangered resource reviews.Data collection using handheld GPS.Assist with associated environmental reporting.Weekly travel will be required for this position and is expected to be 90% of the time (typically 200 miles or less), with fieldwork in rough terrain, exposed to weather and outdoor hazards.Physical Requirements:The physical demands 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.Ability to hike moderate distances through unimproved terrain, utility rights-of-way, in remote areas, etc.Fieldwork will be conducted in variable weather and environmental conditions, often requiring long or irregular hours.Lift and/or move up to 40lbs.A commitment to safely performing job duties in these conditions is required.WhyGAI:At GAI, exceptional people have an exceptional place to work,grow,lead,and achieve. Explore an array of opportunities in locations across the US and join accomplished colleagues in tackling challenging projects for a range of markets. Enjoy comprehensive benefits and feel good about being part of acollaborativeteam that's committed to supporting the communities we serve. Join GAI and distinguish yourself in a company poised for unlimited growth.GAI Consultants, Inc. is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion through fostering a workforce that represents different communities, cultures, and viewpoints. We will continue to build mutual trust and respect where employees are empowered to share their diverse perspectives, experiences, and ideas.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)