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# of Positions: 1
Twin Cairns Req ID: 202311725
Location: United States, TX, San Antonio
About the opportunity
SWCA Environmental Consultants is looking for a Natural Resources Technician-Wetland Delineator in San Antonio, TX. This office offers a unique work environment and specializes in Oil & Gas, Transmission, Generation and Renewable Energy. We are expanding our team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work. If you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services, this is a great opportunity for you!
This is a regular, full-time, hourly position with ability to work a hybrid schedule.
What you will accomplish
Assist with conducting a variety of natural resources field studies including wetland delineations, threatened/endangered species assessments, 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
Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools during fieldwork
Safely operate SWCA-owned and rental vehicles, including 4-wheel drive vehicles
Completes individual tasks of medium complexity or duration with oversight
Coordinates land access, field crew progress, and data transfer and management
Executes data collection in the field through self and others
Performs a broad range of tasks related to a variety of wildlife, plant, upland, and aquatic resources
Completes field data QA/QC
Performs basic data synthesis and analysis
Writes deliverable sections under direction
Applies broad knowledge of regulations or guidelines to job
Communicates with client or agency as directed by PM
Troubleshoots routine problems independently
Oversees the implementation of the safety plan in the field
Experience and qualifications for success
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Botany, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Science, Ecology, or related field
Completed a wetland delineation training course
USACE CWA 404 training
Knowledge and environmental survey experience in Texas flora, fauna, and ecology
Familiarity with mapping software such as ArcGIS and GPS devices
Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain
Ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds
Frequent travel will be required for the position, with field work sometimes reaching 80% of your time
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.
SWCA is committed to salary equity and salary transparency for all its employees. In alignment with this commitment, SWCA posts good faith pay ranges in all its advertised job postings to promote pay equity and transparency.
An employee in this San Antonio, TX -based position can expect an hourly pay rate of $18.50–$24.50/hour. Actual pay within this range may depend on experience, qualifications, geographic location, client requirements where applicable, and other factors permitted by law. Regular-status employees are also eligible for performance bonuses. Candidates are also encouraged to consider SWCA’s Total Rewards package, which includes a competitive Benefits package, forward-thinking workplace flexibility, outstanding corporate culture, award-winning career development, and more.
EOE – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply
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Job Experience Length (in years)
Required Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Botany, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Science, Ecology, or related field
Driving Licence Required?
Access to Reliable Vehicle?
Anticipated Start Date
May 15, 2023