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CH2M HILL is an employee-owned $3.1 billion engineering and construction management company concentrated in the areas of environment, water, energy, transportation, communications, construction, and industrial facilities. With more than 350 program and project offices worldwide, CH2M HILL is ranked the number one environmental firm in the United States by Engineering News-Record in 2006. A key set of the firm's environmental services is the management of contaminated properties including site investigations, human health and ecological risk assessment, remediation system operation, design and construction, waste management, munitions response and ecosystem assessment. With more than 18,000 employees, CH2M HILL employees use innovative as well as tried-and-true technologies to deliver the most cost effective approaches to clients. Fortune magazine ranked CH2M HILL as one of the “100 Best Places To Work in America” in 2006.


CH2M is in need of a Wetland Scientist/Ecologist to join its Environmental Team. As an integral member of our team, you will be able to utilize your science/ecology knowledge and experience as it relates to projects involving wetland delineations, habitat assessments, threatened and endangered species surveys, restoration ecology, vegetation mapping and related field activities, assist in the preparation of State/Federal Environmental Permit Applications, EAs, EISs and the preparation of other Environmental Reports. In this role, you will be expected to support private and federal clients (utility fieldwork/permitting projects, industrial/site development projects, and potentially support Air Force, Navy and other government efforts, as needed). Duties may also include performing wetland-related fieldwork and permitting in support of other business groups and market segments.


Basic Qualifications: -BS degree in Ecology, Natural Resources or Environmental Planning

-Minimum 5 years of experience performing wetland delineations


Preferred Qualification: -8 years of experience with a BS and MS degree in related science field

-Familiarity with Army Corps and State (PA and others) permitting processes

-Background/knowledge of NEPA documentation, strong report writing skills and hold professional certifications (e.g., Society of Wetland Scientists, Wildlife Biologist, Planner, etc.)

-Should be willing to coach members of our junior team as well as accept coaching from others

-Initiative to grow our team members is highly desirable as well as solid communication skills


To apply for this position email your resume to careers@ch2m.com, and reference 14074BR/CBDCP in the subject line. CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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