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Ecological Project Superintendent (Bachelor’s Required)

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Ecological Project Superintendent

Job Summary

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

Cardno is seeking an Ecological Project Superintendent in our Chicago, IL office. This position will assist with management and technical oversight of ecological restoration projects, landscape construction projects, supervision of field work and field staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

> Oversee and implement ecological restoration projects at the ground level
> Oversee and implement landscape construction projects at the ground level
> Supervise field personnel
> Oversight of contractors
> Procure materials for projects
> Mentor field staff regarding ecological restoration techniques, equipment and general construction
> Conduct site visits and field assessments
> Develop work plans and follow contract specifications
> Develop schedule for field staff and contractors
> Prepare routine correspondence, data reports, standardized documents and work plans for internal and client review
> Comply with all company and client safety requirements

Key Responsibilities

Please see above

Other Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

> Degree in ecology, biology environmental sciences, natural resources or related discipline
> Minimum 5-years’ experience in habitat restoration in the Midwest with planting, seeding, invasivecontrol and erosion control
> Knowledge of Midwest ecosystems, flora and fauna
> Knowledge of common invasive species and their management techniques
> Experience with herbicide handling and application
> Must be able to work in an environment where safety is at the forefront of all operations
> Must have strong written and oral communication skills
> Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
> Must have attention to detail and be able to work within a collaborative team environment
> The ability to drive a company vehicle and an acceptable motor vehicle record

Preferred Qualifications:

> Burn certification
> GPS/GIS capabilities
> Standard First Aid/CPR
> Experience operating equipment such as tractors, ATVs, chainsaws and/or skid steers

* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer
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Employee Benefits

Cardno offers a competitve salary and benefits package.

Contact

Any questions regarding the role can be submitted via the online form once you click apply

Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants

Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources at jobs@cardno.com. To learn more about Cardno’s commitment to equal opportunity please view these links:

Full link here: http://www.cardno.com/en-au/Careers/Pages/16-0537.aspx

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Author: Debra Kutska

Thanks for visiting! I am the Sustainability Specialist for Oakton Community College. I look forward to introducing you to the many green initiatives in which we engage and collecting input from YOU as to how we can continue to improve. Please feel free to contact me with your suggestions at any time at greenteam@oakton.edu.

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