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Environmental Technician

Company: Stantec
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Environmental Technician - ( 2300017K )
2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for and we know how to get the job done-the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
Your Opportunity
This is an exciting entry-level Environmental Technician opportunity to join our growing Midwest Environmental Services group. This position will perform a variety of tasks related to assisting our project teams with wildlife surveys, archaeological surveys, ecosystem restoration, construction oversight, wetland delineations, and other opportunities as needed. This is a casual/temporary position. It's anticipated that this position will work 40 hours most weeks. There may be some weeks less than 40 hours a week. Stantec will be responsible for training and travel expenses. This position will initially include working near Kirksville, MO, along with various locations throughout the Midwest as needed.
Your Key Responsibilities

  • This technician level position will support project teams across the Midwest. This position requires travel for short-term and long-term field assignments.

  • Specific job tasks include completing field surveys, environmental monitoring of construction projects, implementing habitat restoration and vegetation management, equipment maintenance, and maintaining field and safety documentation.

  • The initial task will consist of conducting post-construction mortality surveys for birds and bats by walking transect under wind turbines.

  • Perform and document field data collection activities.

  • Learn and follow standard operating procedures for work assigned, while continuing to develop skills.

  • Follow established standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines.

  • Using GPS via iPad.

    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    • An interest in ecosystems, natural resource conservation, and the outdoors is essential.

    • Willing and able to travel for extended periods.

    • Ability to walk up to approximately 10 miles per day.

    • Effective communicator and team player.

    • Organized and capable of following detailed instructions.

    • Must have the willingness to learn new skills while conducting field work in rural outdoor settings.

    • Ability to obtain training and certifications as needed to perform specific tasks.

    • Applies logic and technical capabilities to resolve technical issues in an effective manner.

    • Basic understanding of technical writing skills.

    • Conscientious, organized, and disciplined.

    • Working understanding of policies and procedures for health and safety, including client-specific training (as required), and demonstrates use and understanding of these policies and procedures as appropriate to their work.

    • Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships within their technical team, Business Center, and region.

    • The successful candidate will have a diverse skill set in multiple environmental disciplines and a passion for lifelong learning.

    • Good driving record and valid driver's license required.

    • Ability to obtain training and certifications as needed to perform specific tasks.

    • Pass a pre-employment drug screen.

      Education and Experience

      • Associate or Bachelor's degree in an environmental discipline

      • Must have a professional and academic background in biology or natural resources

      • Previous experience utilizing iPads and must be comfortable with computers, tablets, and GPS units

      • Field work will include walking long distances and may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

      • Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

      • Experience operating and maintaining equipment preferred including tractors and skid steers.

      • Ability to identify bird (including raptors) and bat species is preferred, but not required.

        This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
        Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
        Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
        Temporary employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
        Primary Location : United States-Iowa-Independence
        Other Locations : United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-Wisconsin-De Pere, United States-Missouri-St. Louis, United States-Wisconsin-Cottage Grove
        Organization : BC-1937 EnvSvcs-US Great Lakes WI
        Employee Status : Temporary
        Job Level : Entry Level
        Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time
        Schedule : Full-time
        Job Posting : Mar 10, 2023, 12:48:09 PM
        Req ID: 2300017K
        Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Keywords: Stantec, Minneapolis , Environmental Technician, Professions , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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