• Wetland Scientist

    Job Location(s) US-NC-Raleigh
    Job ID
    2018-1450
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Environmental Sciences
  • Overview

    We’re growing. 
    Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R)
    has been proudly engineering stability in the country since 1881.  In addition to being one of the oldest, independent testing/engineering companies, F&R is also a minority-owned business offering   competitive compensation/benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect for all! Our shared F&R/Employee values include: fairness, integrity, and high ethical standards.

    And. You’ve made it just in time!

     

    We’re always on the lookout for FRESH and ENERGIZED talent; individuals and professionals who are not afraid to get their boots and hats a little dirty from the ruffles of the journey to engineering stability together.

    Come be a part of this talented and dedicated team.
    Join stability. Apply now!

     

    Who we are looking for:


    F&R is seeking a highly motivated Wetland Scientist for our Raleigh, North Carolina office. The selected candidate will work independently on a variety of natural resource projects within an interdisciplinary team of environmental professionals comprised of engineers, geologists, hydrogeologists, environmental scientists, and industrial hygienists. Primary responsibilities for this position may include: completing wetland and stream assessments, preparing proposals and reports, performing site visits, overseeing support staff, and managing client relationships.  The candidate should have a firm understanding of wetland regulations and have experience managing and performing large-scale wetland delineations and other natural resource services.

    Responsibilities

    What you’ll be doing:


    Including but not limited to:

     

    • Manage a diverse portfolio of natural resource projects.
    • Interact with existing and potential clients in a confident manner.
    • Perform wetland delineations and stream determinations.
    • Write and review technical reports and proposals pertaining to natural resource services.
    • Complete Section 404/401 permitting for various types of projects.
    • Coordinate projects and oversee support staff
    • Provide technical assistance regarding NC, SC, and VA wetland regulations.
    • Participate in occasional overnight travel and/or weekend work

    Qualifications

    What you need to have:

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant scientific discipline.
    • At least three years of directly applicable wetland experience.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in wetland and stream delineations, preferably within NC, SC, and VA
    • Thorough knowledge of wetland permitting as pertains to NCDEQ and USACE.
    • Ability to perform protected species surveys for compliance with Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act.
    • Familiarity with wetland regulations pertaining to the US Army Corps of Engineers and NC DEQ.
    • Experience with environmental assessment studies, including NEPA/SEPA documents.
    • Certifications in NC Wetland Assessment Method (NCWAM), NC Stream Assessment Method (NCSAM), and/or NC Surface Water Identification Training (SWIT) a plus.
    • Ability and willingness to mentor and train staff
    • Proficiency with standard word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
    • Team player who is self-motivated and reliable.
    • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record.
    • Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background investigation, drug screening and driving record

    Check out our Perks + Benefits:

    In addition to our welcoming company culture and competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy the below benefits:

    • Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
    • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Paid time off
    • Company–observed paid holidays
    • Short and long-term disability coverage
    • 401K retirement
    • Company Cell Phone + Tablet 
    • Use of Company Vehicle for every day onsite travel

    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.

     

    EOE M/F/D/V/SO. Drug Free Workplace.

     

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