• Environmental Specialist

    Office Location US-TX-Arlington
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    # of Openings
    Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
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  • About the opportunity

    Enviro survey cliff_croppedSWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for an Environmental Specialist to join the Arlington, TX office.  Our Arlington, Texas office offers a unique work environment and specializes in oil & gas and renewable energy.  In this role you will lead wetland delineation work and field crew teams. You should also be able to work independently.

    What you will accomplish

    • Conduct a variety of natural resources field studies including threatened/endangered species assessments, wetland delineations, and avian/wildlife surveys. 
    • Conduct fieldwork, organize and transfer field data, and write technical reports and permit applications related to Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and other resource planning/permitting, and/or natural resource disciplines. 
    • Assist in the writing and development of written deliverable related to project work.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Botany, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Science, Ecology, or related field required
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in wildlife/environmental fieldwork required ; experience in linear projects preferred
    • Previous experience with wetland delineation preferred
    • Knowledge  and environmental survey experience in Texas/Oklahoma ecology preferred
    • Knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations and guidance, particularly in USACE Fort Worth & Tulsa Districts preferred
    • Familiarity with mapping software such as ArcGIS and GPS devices is highly desired
    • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often  at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required

    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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