Environmental Field Technician

US-OK-Tulsa
Requisition Number
2017-10022
# of Openings
2
Program
Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
Hire Type
Temporary
Hourly/Salary
Hourly

About the opportunity

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SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking to fill the position of Environmental Field Technician for our Tulsa, Oklahoma operation. This position is a temporary, hourly position with hours expected to vary between full-time to part-time depending on project workload.

What you will accomplish

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Conduct surveys and collect data concerning sensitive wildlife and habitats
  • Conduct wetland delineations, jurisdictional determinations, and functional assessments
  • Preparing written documents, including wetland delineation and threatened/endangered reports
  • Record data on field site forms or other forms and manage this data
  • Use GPS units to navigate to survey locations and collect data
  • Assist with data organization, interpretation and report preparation
  • Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and scientific tools and equipment under arduous field conditions
  • Operate SWCA vehicles in a safe manner, during on and off-road conditions. Notifying appropriate person when vehicle requires maintenance
  • Provide leadership and training for other team members
  • Complete weekly updates for the project manager

Experience and qualifications for success

Job Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, or related field required
  • Experience surveying for Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana sensitive species is preferred
  • Experience in related fieldwork is preferred
  • Ability to work independently and lead by example
  • Ability to record complete and accurate data
  • Candidates must be able to conduct fieldwork for long hours, in sometimes inclement weather conditions, including walking at least 10-miles in rugged terrain, and be able to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds
  • The successful candidate should have flexibility and willingness to learn company procedures, ability to try new, improved techniques, make independent decisions when appropriate to the situation and make adjustments as a member of a team in order to complete tasks in the most efficient and accurate manner

 

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

 

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 

 

EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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