Wetland Scientist/ Ecologist - 2024-7210

at Kleinfelder, Inc. in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Century Engineering, a Kleinfelder Company has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.

Built on a foundation of excellence, Century Engineering is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Century's integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work on field teams and participate in natural resource surveys, technical writing, permitting and regulatory compliance activities for a variety of clients in the energy, transportation, and commercial markets. The work will involve primarily field work including wetland delineations, environmental inspections during construction, endangered species surveys, habitat assessments, permit preparation, report writing, and other studies.

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in D elaware ;
  • Ability to work flexible work schedules and availability to meet priority deadlines;
  • Ability to travel (mostly within Delaware but may include other areas of the MidAtlantic);
  • A valid drivers license.


  • BS in an Environmental, Biological or Ecological Science, or Environmental Policy; Masters in a relevant field of study is a plus.
  • PWS Certification is a plus.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience participating in wetland delineations in accordance with USACE and state (DE) protocols, functional wetland assessments, mitigation, plant and wildlife identification, and soils identification;
  • Able to work with senior staff to help prepare permit documents, environmental reports, correspondence documents, calculations, and conduct analyses;
  • Experience conducting environmental field investigations and data collection/sampling;
  • Experience using GIS is desired;
  • Possess excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with strong problem-solving abilities and analytical skills;
  • Ability to conduct work year-round in varying climate and field conditions; Ability to prioritize effort and effectively be engaged on multiple projects at one time.

Century Engineering offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Century Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)


Please note that Century Engineering a Kleinfelder Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation...

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 1279700

Posted On: Jun 19, 2024

Updated On: Jun 19, 2024

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