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Type: Full Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Cardno is seeking a Project Scientist for our Madison, Wisconsin office. The position is responsible for implementing project work in the ecological and environmental consulting fields. Projects typically require wetland delineations, vegetation monitoring, understanding of Midwest ecological systems both terrestrial and aquatic, characterization of vegetative communities, endangered species surveys, and a working knowledge of ecological restoration.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Serve as Project Manager or Task Manager for ecological assessment and waterway/wetland regulatory projects
Collect field data, conduct analysis, and report preparation
Knowledge and experience with wetland delineation methodologies
Develop local, state, and federal wetland and jurisdictional water permit applications
Develop local and state erosion and sediment control permits
Knowledge and experience with vegetation monitoring and sampling methodologies
Soil identification and identification of hydric soil indicators
Responsible for projects budgets, scope changes and schedule commitments
Participate in business development activities such as proposal development and client meetings as well.
Bachelor degree or higher in botany, plant ecology, wetlands ecology, riparian ecology, conservation biology, or related science
4-7 years of related, professional experience
Experience conducting fieldwork, including wetland delineations, using at least one of the USACE Midwest, Northeast and Northcentral Regional Supplements
Experience working in Northwestern Wisconsin
Strong field botany skills and ability to conduct fieldwork, at times for long hours or under strenuous circumstances
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong problem-solution orientation, detail oriented and resourceful
Positive, flexible, team-oriented approach, with the willingness and desire to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Effective time management and follow-through
Experience working on large linear projects for utilities and oil/gas companies
Knowledge of special status species in the Midwest
Experience with waterway/wetland regulations and survey methodologies
Ability to work well independently with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
Strong interpersonal skills
Light travel, approximately 30% of time
Expected work week 45-50 hour
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