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Hull is a leader in environmental and engineering consulting with offices throughout the Midwest. Our employees feel a connection with the work we do knowing we are actively working to enhance the quality of life in our communities.
We embrace collaborative problem solving, open communication and continuous learning. Our goal in partnership with our clients is to create unique and lasting solutions to their project needs.
Currently we are seeking an Ecological Restoration Engineer with design experience for either our Toledo, Columbus (Dublin), or Cleveland (Bedford), Ohio office. The type of projects this person will work on are related to stream and wetland and habitat restoration/creation, nutrient management and water quality protection, and shoreline improvements. Hull’s approach to ecological restoration projects typically involves working on projects from the early conceptual design phase, into the field investigation and design stages, and through construction implementation, giving our staff the unique experience of seeing fully realized projects. The ideal candidate will be someone with a passion for improving natural ecosystems who enjoys diverse project experiences including office and fieldwork. The ability to use AutoCAD as a design tool and to develop conceptual and final design plans is a required skill for this position.
In addition to the above, you will have the opportunity to use your skills and passion to contribute to a dynamic range of projects. With ample opportunities for career advancement and our great benefits, we are sure to give you a challenging yet satisfying job experience!
With guidance, this person will perform technical and limited project management duties on a number of small and diverse projects, and with a team on relatively large complex projects requiring independent study and responsible judgement. Performs and directs computer aided design for exhibits and drawings in support of projects. Participates within a team to perform field work associated with various ecological projects. Occasionally serves as client contact for small projects as part of routine project execution.
- Prepare or oversee preparation of health and safety plans, implements health and safety plans, including client specific requirements and documentation such as forms, Job safety analysis (JSA’s) etc;
- Perform field assessments, morphological survey, and project monitoring with other team members;
- Perform construction oversite of ecological restoration, nutrient management and water quality protection, and shoreline improvement projects;
- Perform computations and process data using computer software or other established methods;
- Prepare detailed plans, technical specifications, and reports using Hull’s AutoCAD standards;
- Assist Project Manager with directing work tasks assigned to project team including review of drawings prepared by other team members;
- Assists Project Manager with tracking work progress via project management software;
- Serves as a technical resource for projects including developing and evaluating alternative solutions to engineering problems;
- Collect and interpret data through research, file reviews, field observations and measurements, field testing and other methods. Prepare associated reports and deliver to Project Manager for review;
- Prepare cost estimates for design implementation, including partnering with appropriate staff for quality assurance review;
- Prepares permit application packages and coordinates with reviewing agencies under guidance of Project Manager;
- Assist with preparation of proposals including performing research, visiting the site to gather information; outlining scope tasks and estimated labor hours and expenses and drafting proposal language under the guidance of a Project Manager or supervisor.
- Ability to produce construction drawings, perform basic site grading and corridor modeling utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D;
- Excellent organizational skills including planning and executing own work tasks, as well as tasks of other team members, to meet project deadlines;
- Scheduling, data management, and project file management for project calculation, models, drawings and specifications;
- Proven technical skills including field observations, accurate measurements, mentoring staff in use and care of equipment, use of technical software and modeling programs;
- Proven proactive communication skills both internally and externally;
- Experience with problem solving and history of willingness to share new ideas with supporting research.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution. Ecological or Environmental Engineering degree a plus.
Working toward Professional Engineering license.
Generally, more than 3 years relevant restoration engineering experience. Advanced degree and/or cooperative education may count toward a portion of experience.
Primarily in a climate-controlled office environment but occasionally required to be on job sites exposed to a variety of temperatures, uneven terrain, including work within streams, wetlands, and heavily vegetated areas.
Physical requirements primarily include sitting, walking with occasional lifting, pushing, pulling, and hiking.