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  • 06/24/2016 12:48 PM | Cheryl Anne Farmer (Administrator)

    Natural Resource Technology, Inc. (NRT) is seeking an entry-level to mid-level candidate (0 to 2 years) with an understanding of toxicology and risk assessment principles. A minimum of a BS in biology, chemistry, environmental science or related discipline is required to join our Environmental Toxicology and Research team. This is a great opportunity to work as a scientist on toxicology, biodiversity, ecological risk assessment, and natural resource damage assessment studies.

    As an environmental scientist, you will initially engage in data compilation, preliminary analysis, review of scientific literature to identify toxicity effect thresholds, compilation of toxicology information from multiple sources, accurate citing of report references. With experience, the successful candidate will assume responsibilities for coordinating team tasks and priorities, data interpretation, and documenting findings in a clear and concise manner for reports and presentations. There will also be opportunities to represent data analysis in innovative ways, deduce problems and solutions, review calculations and written products of others, and participate in active solution-oriented conversations with a team that is focused on scientific integrity and efficient client service.

    Key Skills:

    • Apply scientific principles and concepts to area of specialization; able to draw solutions from education and formal training
    • Critical thinking abilities for analysis of large data sets and toxicological information
    • Enthusiastic group participation for development of reports based on evaluation of environmental data and application of regulatory criteria
    • Flexibility to balance multiple priorities in a dynamic client-oriented fashion
    • Organized approach and documentation of efforts, efficient, proactive, and good communicator
    • Desirable Skills:
    • Knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations and programs is an asset
    • Experience with environmental statistical analysis of biological data sets, and familiarity with R statistical analysis software
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft software including Excel, Word, and Access
    • Basic Qualifications:
    • BS in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or related discipline
    • 0-2 years experience, environmental consulting a plus
    • Michigan regulatory experience a plus

    Work Environment:
    Ability to use a personal computer and its peripherals including keyboard, mouse, and monitors for extended work periods. Ability to sit for an extended work period with frequent hand and/or wrist motion. Ability to lift and carry files, documents, or other items up to 10 pounds. Color vision and depth perception required.

    Position Location: East Lansing, Michigan
    Position Start: June/July 2016
    Position Classification: Salary (Exempt) Full-time

    Environmental Scientist East Lansing June 2016.pdf

  • 06/24/2016 12:39 PM | Cheryl Anne Farmer (Administrator)

    Natural Resource Technology, Inc. (NRT) is seeking a Senior Environmental Engineer or Scientist with 10 to 15+ years of relevant experience based out of Michigan. The successful candidate will assume responsibilities for developing environmental practice, project management, and
    collaboratively working with clients in assessing and managing environmental needs. Ability to communicate with clients, scope project work, prepare proposals, and develop effective written
    reports is critical.

    Our work environment offers a casual and fast-paced atmosphere where multitasking is essential. Ideal candidates are comfortable working independently and in a team setting. Ideal candidates efficiently allocate time for optimal performance and effective management of multiple demands, priorities, and deadlines with an eye for detail.

    NRT is an environmental consulting firm serving both private and public sector clients. Our clients appreciate our ability to quickly assemble dedicated teams featuring management and staff that advice on environmental needs anywhere in the United States. NRT staff are nationally-recognized experts in environmental fields such as: investigation and remediation of chlorinated solvent sites; contaminated sediment management in both large and small waterway systems; site remediation technologies – best use, applicability and performance; coal combustion product management.

    Our continuing success is founded on the relationships we build with our clients and on our ability to attract and retain highly talented engineering, scientific, and support professionals with a shared vision: smarter solutions, exceptional service, value.

    Core Position Functions:

    • Ideal candidates will have extensive environmental remediation experience, from site characterization through remedial implementation and site closure, with a demonstrated history of collaborative regulatory relationships; sediment remediation a plus.
    • Developing new clients, and new business with existing clients, with the interpersonal skill to promote client confidence and loyalty.
    • Contributing to the direction and growth of core service area team(s) company-wide.
    • Strong project management experience including:
    • Communicating with, guiding, and advising a variety of individuals representing our clients, including executives, scientists, engineers, regulators, and other business professionals.Preparing proposals reflecting strong understanding of client needs, development of appropriate budgets and cost estimates, and effectively managing established client relationships.
    • Developing project teams comprised of internal and external members on projects that often require expertise across multiple engineering and scientific disciplines.
    • Apply engineering and scientific principles and concepts to area of specialization; able to draw solutions from education and formal training.
    • Critical thinking abilities for analysis and group participation for development of reports based on evaluation of environmental data and application of regulatory criteria.
    • Hydrogeologic background a plus
    • Ideal candidates will have solid background and understanding of Michigan environmental regulations; understanding of solid waste rules in other Midwestern states a plus

    Basic Qualifications:

    • BS/MS engineering (e.g., environmental, civil, geotechnical) or
    • environmental science or related
    • Professional Engineer or Professional Geologist preferred
    • 10-15+ years environmental consulting experience
    • Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations
    • OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour certification preferred
    • Start: June 2016
    • Classification: Salary Full-time
    • Location: East Lansing, Michigan

    2016 Sr Eng-Sci East Lansing.pdf

  • 05/24/2016 10:12 AM | Cheryl Anne Farmer (Administrator)

    About Applied EcoSystems, Inc.:

    Applied EcoSystems, Inc., (Applied EcoSystems) is an established and growing company that has been providing full service environmental consulting in Michigan and the mid-west for over 18 years.  We specialize in due diligence services associated with commercial property transactions -- Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Baseline Environmental Assessments (BEAs), Due Care evaluations, leaking underground storage tank (LUST) assessments and closures, and Brownfield assessments.  Other services include; however, are not limited to, asbestos inspections, wetland determinations and emergency spill response. 

    Applied EcoSystems offers a professional, relaxed, close knit, family friendly environment with unique flex time and remote work opportunities.  We understand that in order for you to be at your best, your personal life needs to balance with your career. At Applied EcoSystems we work together as a team to best serve our clients and grow our company in a relaxed atmosphere designed to encourage initiative, individualized career development and creative problem solving based on sound science and integrity.

    Position Available

    Full time position available to self-motivated Environmental Professional proficient in completing industry standard Phase I ESAs and Phase II Subsurface Investigations, including soil and groundwater sample collection techniques.  Working knowledge of Michigan’s BEA and Due Care programs preferred. Candidates must understand the components of quality project management and be capable of completing multiple, technically accurate, on time and within budget project assignments. UST/LUST assessment/reporting experience preferred. Business development potential not required but considered a plus.  This is considered a mid-level Project Management position.

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in completing ASTM compliant Phase I ESAs
    • Ability to develop strategic Phase II Subsurface Investigations scopes-of-work designed to assess Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs)
    • Working knowledge and experience with Michigan's BEA and Due Care Plan program
    • Direct experience completing Phase II Investigations in the field with working knowledge of soil and groundwater sample collection techniques
    • UST/LUST assessment/reporting experience preferred
    • Experience in municipal grant and Brownfield redevelopment programs
    • Business development capability considered a plus
    • HAZWOPER trained
    • Proficient with MS Office
    • Bachelor’s degree in an environmentally related field
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Easy going, self-motivated, team spirited, plays well with others

    Please email cover letter and resume to admin@appliedecosystems.com.

  • 05/09/2016 10:02 AM | Cheryl Anne Farmer (Administrator)

    Project Management Associate Job Posting

    Job Title: Project Management Assistant

    Working Hours:  Minimum 10 hours to maximum 24 hours per week, depending on work flow

    Compensation:   $15 to $20 per hour based on academic credentials, relevant experience.Education: Preferred - Bachelor’s Degree (Science / Chemistry, Environmental Science, LSA)

    Will consider relevant experience and/or industry certifications in lieu of college degree

    Experience:       Work in environmental laboratory, data management, project management or quality control is preferred.

    Capabilities:      Natural inclination toward team collaboration, responsive customer service, ability to work with diverse stakeholders and complete tasks independently with minimal supervision. Strong analytical skill set.  Good written and verbal communications skills. Strong organizational skills and competency in Microsoft Office Suite, including: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, Outlook.  Experience with, Equis EDP (preferred but not required), general computer and email skills.

    Supervisor: Senior Environmental Compliance Manager

    Office:  Virtual office, telecommuting once training is complete and competency achieved

    Job Requirements / Responsibilities:

     Processing of Environmental Data

      1. Process laboratory submittals from Outlook in-box to collaborative laboratory management system (CLMS)
      2. Receive and process Electronic Data Deliverables (EDDs)
      3. Perform manual review of selected lab submittal PDF reports (as assigned by Senior Project Scientist)
      4. Interface with environmental labs and project managers
    1. CLMS Project Profile Support
      1. Perform project data entry into CLMS
      2. Edit CLMS project profiles based on associated lab submittals  
      3. Generate tables and report formats related to lab submittal verifications
    2. Laboratory Management Support
      1. Maintain Laboratory Profile pages in CLMS (update certifications and contact information)
      2. Maintain Single blind database (MS Access) and CLMS data entry
      3. Assist with logistics of double-blind studies
      4. Participate, as required, in auditing of environmental labs and field sampling measurement organizations
    3. Customer Response
      1. Respond to customer requests through inbound help line

     Cadena Project Management Assistant Job Posting 2015.pdf

  • 04/12/2016 2:47 PM | Cheryl Anne Farmer (Administrator)

    Phase I ESA Technician
    ASTI Environmental is currently seeking a technician to work in its Property Services Group. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and be 40hr hazwoper trained. Writing, communication and computer skills are critical. The successful candidate will work in our Brighton, MI office. Benefits package includes life/dental/health insurance, 401 K plan, company bonus and flex-time. ASTI is an EOE.
    Please respond by resume to Human Resources at hr@asti-env.com

  • 03/28/2016 2:19 PM | Cheryl Anne Farmer (Administrator)

    Lead/Asbestos Technician
    ASTI Environmental is currently seeking a technician to work in its site restoration group. As a Lead /Asbestos Technician, the ideal candidate will have at a Bachelor’s Degree in Science. Writing, communication and computer skills are critical. The successful candidate will work in our Brighton, MI office. Benefits package includes life/dental/health insurance, 401 K plan, company bonus and flex-time. ASTI is an EOE.
    Respond by resume to: Human Resources at hr@asti-env.com.
    Please reference the specific posting to which you are responding.

  • 03/28/2016 2:17 PM | Cheryl Anne Farmer (Administrator)

    Phase II Environmental Site Assessor
    ASTI Environmental is currently seeking an Environmental Site Assessor to work in its property services group. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology.
    Experience is desirable but not necessary.
    Writing, communication and computer skills are critical. The successful candidate will work in our Brighton, MI office. Benefits package includes life/dental/health insurance, 401 K plan, company bonus
    and flex-time. ASTI is an EOE.
    Please respond by resume to Human Resources at: hr@asti-env.com
    Please reference the specific posting to which you are responding.

  • 02/22/2016 5:57 PM | Cheryl Anne Farmer (Administrator)

    Senior Project Engineer
    Lansing, Michigan

    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Project Engineer for the Lansing, Michigan location. Your primary responsibilities will include:

    • Provide senior technical leadership in management of local and regional geotechnical engineering projects in the solid waste, power, transportation, and rail sectors;
    • Serve as senior project engineer to provide engineering analysis, check calculations and work product of junior staff related to geotechnical engineering projects;
    • Provide contribution to strategic planning, business development, client relationship management activities within the Great Lakes Organization for the solid waste, power, and transportation sector;
    • Manage geotechnical projects involving a variety of engineering disciplines and geotechnical investigations;
    • Checking laboratory (soil and rock) test results and verifying information is applicable for engineering analyses.
    • Managing the overall quality and consistency in the geotechnical soils laboratory in Lansing, Michigan.
    • achieving and maintaining a personal chargeability of 60% or greater within 9 months of start date
    • Managing client projects to achieve Golder benchmarks for quality and financial performance.
    • Preparing proposals and assisting in business development.
    • Actively pursue existing or new clients to capture project work valued between 2-4 time your annual salary.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS
    The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

    • A minimum of 8 years of experience providing comprehensive consulting and geotechnical engineering services;
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in geotechnical engineering;
    • Professional Engineering (PE) License in Michigan preferred;
    • Focused expertise in soft-soil mechanics, foundation design, earth retention, slope stabilization, consolidation and ground modification;
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and a variety of geotechnical software including: GRLWEAP, Lpile, Slide, MathCAD, and Settle 3D;
    • Experience with performing geotechnical soils laboratory tests, including; sieves, hydrometers, permeability (flex and rigid wall), direct shear, unconfined compression, consolidation, triaxial shear, proctors, and Atterberg limits.
    • Ability to manage a team of geotechnical engineers on large projects including investigations, lab and field testing programs, engineering analysis and design recommendations/reporting;
    • Enjoy working in a team environment with a variety of professionals;
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and clients; and
    • Organize and conduct client meetings and presentations.

    To be considered for this position, please fill out at online application at www.golder.com/careers

  • 02/22/2016 5:56 PM | Cheryl Anne Farmer (Administrator)

    Civil Engineering Technician
    Saginaw Bay, Michigan

    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a Civil Engineering Technician for the Saginaw Bay, Michigan location. Your primary responsibilities will include:

    • Civil design and site grading using Civil 3D software
    • Construction inspection
    • On-site materials testing
    • Perform laboratory index testing
    • Achieving and maintaining a personal chargeability of 85% within the first 3 months of employment

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS
    The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

    • Associates degree or equivalent technical education certificate
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Willingness to travel on short notice and work extended hours during construction season.
    • The ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and operate and maintain field testing equipment,
    • Ability to draft a set of civil engineering construction plans utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Must be eligible for employment in the US., possess a valid driver’s license, and pass a pre-employment physical including drug screen and background check,
    • Relocation is not available for this position.

    To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application at www.golder.com/careers

  • 02/12/2016 11:30 AM | Cheryl Anne Farmer (Administrator)

    Stormwater Specialist

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

    Date Available: Immediately

    This posting is for an intermediate level storm water management professional that will work collaboratively as a member of the University of Michigan Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (U-M – OSEH) Department’s Environmental Protection and Permitting Program (EP3). The primary focus of the position will include, but not be limited to, the overall management of the University’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Stormwater Permit and other related stormwater compliance issues. For consideration, applicants must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience managing a MS4 NPDES permit, which includes all reporting and compliance requirements of the permit. Additional responsibilities may include: Joint Permit Applications, Threatened & Endangered Species Report evaluation, Wetland & Stream Delineation Report review, TMDL sampling, Floodplain Evaluation & permitting, and sanitary sewer sampling, permitting, & compliance.

    The University of Michigan (U-M) is one of the best public universities in the country, and demonstrates a strong commitment to the protection of our natural resources and the environment. This open position is located in Ann Arbor, MI which is a diverse and vibrant community that offers a wide variety of social and cultural opportunities and a high-quality of life. The U-M offers a generous benefits package, details of which can be found at: http://www.benefits.umich.edu/

    For more information regarding the Stormwater Specialist position (U-M Job ID 120768), please see the University of Michigan jobs webpage located at http://umjobs.org/.

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