GEI a Way of Life
When you re doing what you love and working with great people, work becomes less like a job, and more like a way of life. Here at GEI Consultants, Inc. (GEI) we have been fostering growth and creativity for nearly 50 years. Our culture is one of collaboration and support. If you are passionate about your field, excited about learning, and constantly looking for ways to innovate, we d love to have you join the GEI family.
Who are we?
GEI is an employee-owned, leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #88 in the ENR top 500 (2020). We partner with hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries. We are sought out for our ideas, our creativity, and most of all, for the quality and character of our people. Get to know us better by visiting GEI s career site here.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Perform and assist with habitat assessments and rare plant biological surveys.
Assist with wetland delineations, arborist evaluations, and wetland permitting.
Participate in and/or supervise field activities in urban and remote areas throughout California, manage data collection and field operations, analyze data, ensure data quality, and prepare reports.
Prepare technical studies, technical sections for CEQA / NEPA documents, and application packages for various environmental permits and authorizations.
Assist in planning, design and implementation of projects.
Actively participate in multi-disciplinary teamwork with biologists, planners, landscape architects, restoration ecologists, and engineers.
BA, BS or MS in botany, environmental science, biology, natural resources management, or similar.
At least three years of experience.
Knowledge and expertise in environmental issues in Northern and Central California.
Familiarity with state and federal environmental laws.
Strong oral and written communication skills, including providing clear direction and effectively communicating in meetings.
Valid California driver s license, excellent driving record, and reliable vehicle.
Physical ability to work and stand outside for long periods, and walk long distances.
Training in conducting protocol-level surveys/monitoring of special-status species.
Training and knowledge of soil science, wetland delineations, arborist evaluations, restoration/mitigation planning and design, and/or environmental permitting preferred.
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)
Physical Job Requirements
Activity Level Throughout Workday
Physical Activity Requirements
(0-35% of day)
(33-66% of day)
(67-100% of day)
Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds)
Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)
Wrist position deviation
Pinching/fine motor skills
Keyboard use/repetitive motion
Taste or smell (taste=never)
Talk or hear
Very Accurate 20/20
Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
Occupational Exposure Risk Potential
Blood borne pathogens
Airborne communicable diseases
Uneven surfaces or elevations
Extreme noise levels
Other (exposure risks):
Usual workday hours:
Other work hours
GEI is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability employer