SWCA Environmental Consultants has an immediate need for Environmental Specialists to work from our Houston, TX office. We offer unique work environment and specialize in energy projects, including oil and gas development, pipeline, transmission, and renewable energy, transportation, and other public sector infrastructure projects. The successful candidates will be responsible for leading natural resource field crews in conducting biological surveys throughout the Gulf Coast area.
Lead field crews under the supervision of Field Directors and/or Project Managers in the performance of natural resource fieldwork
Lead natural resource surveys for oil and gas development, transmission/pipelines, transportation, renewable energy, and other National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance projects.
Conduct surveys including baseline wildlife and vegetation studies, habitat assessments, and wetland delineation and ordinary high water mark (OHWM) determinations in support of Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act requirements.
Accurately collect data and complete field forms, digital photography, and mapping
Collect GPS data using Trimble units; manage data and download data to and from GPS units
Coordinate and communicate with project managers, land surveyors, landowners and other SWCA staff as necessary
Operate SWCA vehicles, assure they will perform safely, and notify appropriate person if vehicle needs maintenance. Ability to drive a 4-wheel drive vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads
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.
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