Company: Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC
Posted on: May 17, 2022
Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC (KEG) is looking for an
experienced Wetland Scientist to join our growing and successful
Environmental Team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5
years of experience working in environmental science, specifically
in wetland science. Ideally, this position will be located out of
our Evansville, Indiana office, but remote work is a possibility.
However, candidates must be physically located in the state of
Indiana due to the amount of field work required in the state.
KEG's Environmental Team has amassed an impressive portfolio of
projects over our 14 years in business, quickly making them a
"household name" in the engineering industry for environmental
support. The Team has worked on a wide variety of projects
throughout the Midwest, from local roads to large-scale interstate
and bridge construction.
Bachelor of Science degree required, preferably in Environmental
Science, Botany/Plant Ecology, Zoology, Biology, Soil Science, or
other allied natural/physical environmental resources disciplines.
An advanced degree (Master of Science) in one of these areas is
desirable, but not required.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in environmental science/wetland
Possess plant identification skills and wetland delineation
training and/or experience.
Experience in preparing National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
documents and the ability to translate those skills to prepare
state-level environmental compliance documents (modeled after NEPA)
primarily for transportation sector projects.
Experience working on projects with the Indiana Department of
Transportation is desirable, but not required.
Professional experience working with GIS software, such as ESRI
The ability to work in and around a variety of landscapes,
including ditches, bridge embankments, roadway slopes, and other
Extensive travel is required throughout Indiana and Illinois (may
also include Minnesota). Candidates should be able to regularly
travel (day and overnight trips) to complete field investigations.
Travel amounts will vary depending on workload but will mostly
occur during the growing season (March-October).
This position will work closely with the Environmental Team Leader
and Senior Environmental Science staff to lead and/or assist with a
variety of tasks, including but not limited to:
Conducting environmental field investigations, including but not
limited to wetland and stream surveys, wetland delineations,
on-site stormwater and waterway permit monitoring, tree surveys,
threatened & endangered species habitat identification, stream and
water quality investigations, ambient noise measurements,
preliminary special waste and hazardous materials data collection,
historic property photo logs, and other field work, as
Performing analyses and preparing the associated technical
environmental documents for both natural and man-made environment
subject areas, including wetland and stream delineations, noise
studies, air quality studies, special and hazardous materials
assessments, socioeconomic and land use analyses, environmental
justice studies, cumulative impact analyses and other environmental
Preparing waterway permits and associated materials for Clean Water
Act Section 404 and 401 permits, floodway permits, stormwater
permits, and other similar waterway permits.
Performing environmental impact analyses, including but not limited
to stream and wetland impact analyses, botanical and forest impact
analyses, threatened & endangered species impact analyses,
floodplain and water quality impact analyses, and other natural
Preparing environmental documents for Categorical Exclusions (CEs),
Environmental Assessments (EAs), and/or Environmental Impact
Statements (EISs), Section 4(f) Statements, Section 7 biological
assessments, and other necessary materials and reports.
Performing environmental mitigation identification, preparing
conceptual mitigation studies, and conducting mitigation site
investigations during and post-construction.
Benefits & Flexibility
Flex time available as workload allows
Competitive salary and compensation structure
Employer-matching retirement contribution
Employer-paid health insurance
Employer-paid life insurance
Paid holidays and generous vacation package
Additional bank hours program for accrued overtime
Friendly, inclusive, supportive environment for both personal and
Pet-friendly office environment
Diversity & Inclusion Statement
At KEG, we do not just accept difference - we embrace it, we
champion it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our team, our
clients, and the service we provide. We are proud to be an equal
opportunity workplace and are committed to building a team that
proudly represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and
Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience: 5 - 10 years
Keywords: Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC, Evansville , Wetland Specialist, Other , Evansville, Indiana
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