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Some of the world’s most pressing problems – from climate change to sustainable development, to critical infrastructure and the future of our energy supply – need our brightest and diverse minds working together to create safer, more resilient communities for tomorrow.  

We are technical experts, collaborators, and entrepreneurs who draw from diverse backgrounds to solve our clients’ most complex challenges.  

With more than 40 offices across North America, we offer a range of engineering, science, and technical consulting services. Our range of expertise, project types, and culture make us the choice for top talent in the AEC industry.

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As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees support our flat leadership structure, have a say in how our business operates and benefit from our financial success. We are committed to employee growth with career development opportunities, competitive total rewards, a well-being program, flexible work arrangements and more.  Our company culture is driven by our 4 Cs – we are Client-Centered, Curious, Collaborative, and Community Minded – which support our focus on sustainability, safety, diversity, equity and inclusion. Get to know us better by visiting GEI’s career site here.

Your role at GEI.

Job Description

We are seeking multiple seasonal ecological restoration field technicians in our Green Bay, Wisconsin office to implement project work in the ecological consulting and restoration management fields. Technicians assist with biological surveys and monitoring, ecological restoration, and natural resource management in a variety of natural communities across the state. S/he will use and maintain equipment, vehicles, and power tools, and will use technology (GPS, field tablets, computer) to document activities. This position requires an introductory level of skill and experience. Projects will involve field labor, technical knowledge/work, and/or supervision of field crews.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Conduct herbicide application to invasive species, knowledge of invasive plant species, and treatment methods.
  • Assist with the construction and implementation of ecological restoration projects including but not limited to—native tree and shrub planting, seeding, erosion control measures, etc.
  • Identification of native plants and knowledge of native plant communities.
  • Work under physically demanding conditions in variable weather and sometimes difficult terrain.
  • Technicians may be required to spend multiple nights per week out of town working at remote locations and to work irregular hours (30-55 hours per week, with overtime pay for more than 40 hours a week).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid Driver's License.
  • May also be required to complete commercial driving requirements at the 10,000-26,000 lb. classification.
  • Technicians will be required to obtain Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License for herbicide application.

Desired Qualifications

  • Standard First Aid, CPR, and Pesticide Applicator's License are preferred.
  • Experience supervising field crews of 2-6 team members.
  • 1-3 years of ecological restoration related work experience and experience with herbicide application a plus.
  • Ability to identify native and non-native plant and animal species.
  • GPS/ArcGIS experience is a plus.
  • Positive, flexible, team-oriented attitude, with the willingness and desire to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment.
  • Experience with computers and Microsoft Office software.
  • Drive and operation of trucks with trailers, ATVs/UTVs tractors w/ attachments, skid steers, chainsaws, brushcutters, and small engines/pumps.

Benefits

  • Market-Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More
  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)
  • And More…

Physical Job Requirements

 

 

Sedentary

   

Light

 X

Medium

 

Other

Activity Level Throughout Workday

Physical Activity Requirements

  Occasional

  (0-35% of            day)

      Frequent

  (33-66% of day)

   Continuous

   (67-100% of             day)

       Not        Applicable

Sitting

      (1-2 hrs)

    

           

 

Standing

         

     

     (6-8 hrs)

 

Walking

         

      (3-5 hrs)

     

 

    

Climbing

    (0-1 hrs)

 

 

         

Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds)

   (0-30 lbs)

      

 

         

Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)

  (0-10 lbs)

     

 

       

Carrying objects

        

       

      (6-8 hrs)     

 

Push/pull

     (0-1 hrs)    

      

 

 

Twisting

     (1-2 hrs)     

            

 

 

Bending

      (3-5 hrs) 

        

 

 

Reaching forward

     (1-3 hrs)

 

 

 

Reaching overhead

     (0-1 hrs)

 

 

         

Squat/kneel/crawl

     

    

         (2-4 hrs)

  

         

Wrist position deviation

    (1-2 hrs)

 

           

 

Pinching/fine motor skills

    (2-3 hrs) 

             

 

  

 

Keyboard use/repetitive motion

    (1-2 hrs) 

         

 

    

 

Taste or smell (taste=never)

    (1-2 hrs)

 

 

        

Talk or hear

 

         

        (6-8 hrs)

 

 

   Accurate           20/40

    Very Accurate             20/20

Not Applicable

 

Near Vision

          

             X

   

Far Vision

         

             X

 
       
 

Yes

No

Not Applicable

 

Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

     

Sensory Requirements

Minimal

Moderate

Accurate

Not Applicable

Depth perception

 

 

 X

 

Hearing

 

 

 X 

 
       

Environmental Requirements

Occupational Exposure Risk Potential

Reasonably Anticipated

Not Anticipated

Blood borne pathogens

 

Chemical

 

Airborne communicable diseases

X

 

Extreme temperatures

 

Radiation

 

Uneven surfaces or elevations

 

Extreme noise levels

 

Dust/particular matter

 

 

Other (exposure risk):

 

 

Usual workday hours:

8

10

 

12

 

Other work hours

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