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Professional Engineer

Applied Ecological Services West Dundee, IL

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Company Description

Design Based in Science
Applied Ecological Services is one of the leading ecological consulting firms in the world; we are dedicated to bringing the science of ecology to land-use decisions. AES applies science
to provide practical land-use solutions that strike the most favorable balance between cultural needs, cost efficiencies and ecological sustainability. Our knowledge of ecological systems
provides a solid foundation for creating balanced ecological designs and solutions that are sustainable, cost-effective and enduring.

More than the Sum of the Parts
Established in 1978, AES consulting and design services offer comprehensive, coordinated expertise in ecological science, sustainable civil engineering, landscape architecture and GIS.
Consulting and design services are supported by an experienced contracting division that implements on-the-ground ecological projects, backed by one of the largest, most diverse native
seed and plant nurseries in the U.S. This unique combination of in-house staff experience - bringing together ecology, engineering, design, data management, contracting and nursery
science – provides innovation, accountability, flexibility, streamlined project management and most importantly, designs that work.

With offices in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York and Kansas, AES conducts projects throughout the U.S., Canada, Central and South America and occasionally in
Europe and Asia. Our scientists and designers are familiar with virtually every biome in the Western Hemisphere. Our contracting and nursery employees are highly skilled, long standing
team members fully capable of executing complex projects in challenging situations.

Reputation of Excellence & Innovation
AES has built its reputation by repeatedly finding creative solutions to complex environmental problems – for a wide variety of clients. By applying an Ecological Systems Approach™
with integrated teams made up of our talented staff as well as experts outside the company, AES is able to contribute creative environmental solutions that achieve or exceed client,
stakeholder and regulatory objectives.

Job Description

Applied Ecological Services, Inc., a leader in innovative ecological solutions to land and water use, restoration, design and planning, has an immediate opening for a Professional Engineer. This position will be based out of Brodhead, WI, West Dundee, IL, or Milwaukee, WI depending on candidate’s location.

Responsible for planning, designing and managing projects with a large engineering component, such as stream restoration, storm water management, and ecological restoration projects involving earth-moving and structural reinforcement.

Skill Requirements:

1. Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographic and geologic data in order to plan and design projects.

2. Designs storm water and natural stream systems from concept through construction documents.

3. Provides modeling, and design in hydrology, hydraulics, site stabilization, and site design.

4. Observes preconstruction field conditions in rugged terrain and stream channels.

5. Uses CADD, Civil 3D, GIS and other design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.

6. Stays current with relevant statutes, regulations, ordinances, as they relate to engineering.

7. Inspects construction sites to assess progress and ensure conformance to engineering plans, specifications, construction and safety standards.

8. Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for projects.

9. Reviews, signs and seals drawings and documentation prepared by company staff as necessary.

10. Manage or direct projects from conceptual design to CDs and construction oversight. This includes communicating with the client and managing the design team, schedule, and budget.

11. Seeks and secures appropriate licensure reciprocity in other jurisdictions. Manages own state-by-state licenses and any continuing education requirements. AES reimburses for CEU’s and licensing.

12. Coordinates with company personnel within other office or regions of the company

13. Communicates with administrative personnel regarding financial, clerical, and administrative matters as necessary.

14. Meets or exceeds billable goal expectations.

15. Proactively identifies and develops new opportunities for the company by establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing customers.

16. Establishes and promotes excellent working relationships with clients and customers, outside service vendors, and public and governmental bodies.

17. Makes client requirements consistent with internal services (marketing department, cross-functional team members, accounting staff, etc.) to provide excellent customer service.

Education and/or Experience:

1. BS or MS from an accredited University Engineering program; and

2. Professional Engineer license in one or more states

3. A minimum of five to 10 years related experience; or

4. Equivalent combination of education and experience.

5. Experience in hydrology, modeling, specifically HEC-RAS, required

6. Experience in alternative storm water management, green infrastructure, and stream and shoreline restoration design

7. PMP certification desirable

For more information about Applied Ecological Services, Inc and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.appliedeco.com.

Applied Ecological Services, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

1. BS or MS from an accredited University Engineering program; and

2. Professional Engineer license in one or more states

3. A minimum of five to 10 years related experience; or

4. Equivalent combination of education and experience.

5. Experience in hydrology, modeling, specifically HEC-RAS, required

6. Experience in alternative storm water management, green infrastructure, and stream and shoreline restoration design

7. PMP certification desirable

For more information about Applied Ecological Services, Inc and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.appliedeco.com.

Applied Ecological Services, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.



Additional Information

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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