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Special Project Technician – Environmental Services
Job Category:Environmental
Requisition Code:2019-ORL-025
Location:Orlando, FL
FT / PT / TempTemporary
Hours Per WeekTemporary

SPC, a subsidiary of GAI, is looking for an Environmental Professional to lead field assessments and documentation of environmental resources for electric transmission and other energy-related projects. The individual may also assist in the compilation of data and preparation of reports and permitting documents.  

This position is part time/as -needed and will be based from the Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa, or Palm Beach Gardens, FL office.  Potential to transition to full-time position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead environmental field surveys including wetland and stream delineations.  Ability to assist with endangered species surveys and environmental compliance monitoring a plus.
Data collection using handheld GPS.
Assist in preparing permit applications and associated environmental reports.
Assist with transmission line siting investigations and siting documentation for regulatory review
Travel will be required as part of this position.

BS/MS degree in Biology, Environmental Science, or related field.
3+ years of experience conducting environmental field surveys in FL, GA or surrounding states; electric transmission experience a plus.
Proven experience in conducting wetland delineations in southeast U.S.  Wetland delineation training and certification (PWS/WPIT) strongly preferred.
Thorough knowledge of/experience with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual (1987) and Regional Supplements.
Must be familiar with southeastern flora and have the ability to identify upland and wetland vegetation; experience using field guides and dichotomous keys required.
Knowledge of Section 401/404 and state permitting regulations preferred.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
A valid Driver’s License is required.

Physical Demands and/or Other Job Information (if applicable):
Ability to hike moderate distances through unimproved terrain, utility rights-of-way, in remote areas, etc.
Ability to hear and visualize potential hazards during fieldwork or site visit situations.