Environmental - Codes and Standards, Environmental - Wastewater, Environmental Engineering
4 Year Degree
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Conducting wetland delineations, regulatory permitting, impact assessment, report preparation, mitigation planning, restoration or mitigation site monitoring, construction monitoring, endangered species surveys, wildlife habitat evaluations, interactions with clients and local, state and federal agencies, and public hearing presentations.
Focus on environmental restoration projects such as stream channel restoration/rehabilitation, wetland and lake restoration, watershed issues and storm water collection systems;
Perform design analysis and calculations, prepare design drawings, construction specifications, opinion of probable construction costs, construction bid packages, technical memoranda and reports;
Support hydraulic and hydrology modeling, a variety of data collection, data assimilation, and presentations;
Perform environmental assessments, environmental impacts studies and prepare reports; other duties as needed.
Direct and mentor junior staff where applicable.
Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, wetland science, botany, or other related environmental science, with 5-10 years of applicable professional experience.
Professional Wetlands Delineator License (PWD)/Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) Certification required. Additional Certifications/Trainings are a plus such as Rosgen Training, Certified Erosion Control Specialist, Certified Wetland or Soil Scientist.
Strong background and experience in wetland delineation, state and federal permitting, and environmental planning, functional assessments, wildlife habitat evaluations, endangered species surveys
Working knowledge of related relevant local, state (Virginia experience a plus), and federal regulations
Section 404/401 Clean Water Act document and permit application preparation
Report preparation, photographic, documentation and field data collection
Design reviews and construction monitoring for implementation of permit conditions and environmental commitments
Knowledge/experience performing environmental site assessments, environmental impact studies, NEPA studies and reports a Plus.
Project management, including preparation of local, state and federal permit applications
Knowledge and experience using GPS units; knowledge of GIS software
Excellent writing, verbal communication, and computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe-Pro).
Documented experience conducting fieldwork under sometimes physically challenging and inclement weather conditions.
Experience in problem resolution.
Experience working on a team including cross-functional internal teams and client teams
Experience communicating effectively with staff and clients
Knowledge of state flora, fauna and natural systems.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Each day gives us an opportunity to leave our mark on the world. Creating a Lasting Positive Impact through engineering, surveying, and environmental expertise is the primary focus of Draper Aden Associates. With over four decades of experience providing civil, environmental, geotechnical, solid waste, and structural engineering, surveying and subsurface utility engineering; site development and i...nfrastructure, and construction inspection services throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, we are more than just a set of plans; we are a way to achieve.
Established in 1972 in Blacksburg, Virginia, Draper Aden Associates has grown to become a leading Mid-Atlantic firm with an ever evolving focus on technology. Over the years, our company has expanded to Charlottesville, Hampton Roads, Manassas, and Richmond, Virginia and Raleigh and Fayetteville, North Carolina, with the goal of helping our clients realize a sustainable future.
Draper Aden Associates is a Virginia SWaM certified small business enterprise, but our aspirations and capabilities are larger than our size would suggest. Whether it involves the creation of a water distribution system for an under-served community, restoration and reclamation of an environmentally degraded site, preservation of precious natural resources, sensitive development of new communities, or helping to enhance the campuses of institutions where the next generations will learn, what we do today can be looked back upon with pride tomorrow.