Holland Engineering is a highly qualified multi-disciplinary environmental science, survey, and engineering consulting firm. We have an immediate opening and excellent professional growth opportunity for a Wetland Biologist within our growing environmental group in our Southfield, Michigan office. We invest in our employees through competitive salaries, training, benefits, flexible schedule and are a “family focused” company designed to further the professional development of each employee in line with the firm’s business goals and needs.
Minimum Education and Work Experience Requirements: Baccalaureate degree in Biology or equivalent and at least three years of relevant experience.
Excellent written skills are also required, in addition to good oral communication and research abilities. Position requires field work and candidate must be able to travel (in and out of state).
Qualified candidates ideally will have experience in the following areas:
- Technical writing and review
- Biological resources assessment
- Species surveys
- Wetland delineations & jurisdictional determinations
- Regulatory permitting
- Regulatory compliance oversight
- Regulatory compliance monitoring
- NEPA (EA, EIS, EIR)
- Overseeing soil and water sampling
- Stormwater Compliance
- Floodplain Compliance
- Stream and wetland design
- Restoration, habitat management, mitigation, monitoring, enhancement, preservation
- Costing and proposal preparation
The position will include a variety of ecological assignments for gas pipelines, energy-related projects, highways, airports, mining, real estate, lawyers and other redevelopment projects. Must be able to converse professionally with clients and regulators. It would be highly looked upon if the candidate has client relationships in business sectors not currently served by HEI. Completion of the USACE 40 Hour Wetland Training or Species Certifications would be ideal.