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We are currently recruiting for the following positions at our San Diego office:


Technical Editor

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking a technical editor. This position could be based in any of our California offices (Rocklin, Redlands, Santa Ana, San Diego, Chico).

Duties include:

  • proof-reading technical, scientific, and other company documents related to environmental compliance (e.g., biological assessments, cultural resources survey reports, CEQA/NEPA documents, and proposals, among others) to ensure consistency with ECORP’s Style Guide;
  • tracking changes using Microsoft Word to check and correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, format inconsistencies, tables of contents, bibliographies, consistencies between text and related graphics, and overall format and style;
  • where applicable, ensuring that documents meet government agency-specific formats (e.g., Caltrans, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers);
  • assisting in the implementation of ECORP’s Style Guide, which includes document review protocols, procedures, templates, and formats. Responsible for tracking staff questions and comments on the Style Guide and annual reviews of the Style Guide to determine if revisions are needed;
  • responsibility for ensuring that assigned tasks are completed on time and within budget; and
  • other duties, as assigned.
  • The successful candidate will have the following required qualifications and experience:

    • a Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or closely related field;
    • at least 2 years of technical editing experience;
    • a demonstrated ability to work well in a budget- and deadline-driven environment;
    • excellent computer skills (MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat);
    • superior oral and written communication skills;/li>
    • the ability to work well with technical staff and to interface with coworkers in a professional and ethical manner; and
    • must be self-motivated and possess the ability to work independently.
    • In addition, the following qualifications, characteristics, and experience are strongly preferred:

      • experience in one or more of the following fields: environmental regulatory compliance, biology, cultural resources, CEQA/NEPA, or a related field; and/or
      • experience working for environmental consulting or architectural/engineering firms.

      ECORP offers a comprehensive list of benefits and benefit options for its full time, regular employees and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please submit your resume and salary request to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.


      IMMEDIATE FIELD PALEONTOLOGISTS NEEDED – Temporary On-Call

      ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking motivated individuals in joining our team as on-call paleontologists for upcoming projects throughout California. As an on-call paleontologist, you will conduct paleontological monitoring of construction projects which may/will include: data collecting, interpretation of stratigraphic units, salvaging of fossils, preparation of daily monitoring logs, and other field tasks. The on-call paleontologist will work under the Principal Paleontologist and report directly to them.

      Qualifications

      • B.S. or B.A. degree in geology or paleontology and one year experience monitoring in the state or geologic province of the specific project
      • An associate degree and/or demonstrated experience showing ability to recognize fossils in a biostratigraphic context and recover vertebrate fossils in the field may be substituted for a degree
      • A.S. or A.A. in geology, paleontology, or biology and demonstrated two years experience collecting and salvaging fossil materials in the state or geologic province of the specific project
      • Enrollment in upper division classes pursuing a degree in the fields of geology or paleontology and two (2) years of monitoring experience in the state or geologic province of the specific project
      • Ability to identify vertebrate, invertebrate, plant, and trace fossils to Class or lower taxonomic level in the field is desirable
      • Ability to travel to various project sites for extended periods of time and work outdoors for extended periods of time in various weather conditions
      • The ideal candidate for this position will have the following skills and experience:

        • • Bachelor’s Degree in ecology, botany or related field required. Master’s or PhD a plus.
        • • Minimum of 3 years related work or research experience. Consulting experience a plus.
        • • Excellent plant ID skills including keying plants with the Jepson Manual and communities with the Manual of California Vegetation.
        • • Experience with Central Valley vernal pool plant species.
        • • Experience with analysis of floristic/vegetation data and basic statistical methods.
        • • Strong organizational, time management, and technical writing skills.
        • • Familiarity with CDFW survey protocols a plus.
        • • Experience with GPS units/ArcGIS Collector a plus.
        • • Ability and desire to travel long distances to and from job sites that may require overnight stays
        • • Maintain a flexible schedule due to unforeseen or last-minute project needs.
        • • Conduct strenuous field work in inclement weather/on steep terrain is required.

        Wages are based on level of education, relevant experience, and quality of references. These are temporary non-benefited positions

        If interested, submit resume, work history, wage requirements, and a minimum of two references to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

        To lean more about ECORP Consulting, Inc. please visit us at: https://ecorpconsulting.com

        ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer


        IMMEDIATE FIELD ARCHAEOLOGISTS NEEDED – Temporary On-Call

        ECORP Consulting, Inc. has an immediate need for field and monitoring archaeologists for projects in Southern California, largely in the counties of Imperial, San Diego, San Bernardino, and Riverside.

        Responsibilities depend upon the project and largely include construction monitoring, but may also include pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, excavation, and other duties as assigned. Work durations range from a few days to four weeks, depending on the project, with the potential for full time work in the future.

        Minimum requirements include a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology or other closely related field, successful completion of an archaeological field school or field methods course at an accredited university in the United States, and at least 1 year of full-time professional experience.

        Wages are based on level of education, relevant experience, and quality of references. Bachelor’s Degree wage range is $24 to $27/hour. Master’s Degree in Anthropology and Registered Professional Archaeologists wage range starts at $30/hour. All positions include paid mileage between ECORP’s closest office and the project location and, when overnight stays are required, hotel and per diem. These are temporary non-benefited positions.

        If interested, submit resume, work history, wage requirements, and a minimum of two references to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

        ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer


        Associate Environmental Planner (Air Quality/Greenhouse Gas/Noise)

        ECORP Consulting, Inc. is searching for an Associate Environmental Planner to expand our Air Quality/Greenhouse Gas/Noise analysis practice throughout California. Duties may include: assisting with air quality and greenhouse gas emissions inventories and modeling, health risk assessments, noise modeling and field data collection, environmental impact analysis for California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation and staff support to office personnel.

        Requirements:

        • Comfortable working in a team environment with multiple project deadlines.
        • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
        • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Planning, Engineering, Statistics, Atmospheric Science/Meteorology or related subjects
        • 2-5 years of experience preparing air quality, greenhouse gas, and/or noise impact analyses pursuant to CEQA/NEPA
        • Understanding of state and federal air quality and climate change environmental policy and regulation (CEQA, NEPA, SB 32, Clean Air Act).
        • Knowledge and understanding of air quality models (EMFAC, CalEEMod, OFFROAD), dispersion/photochemical models (AERMOD, HARP2, CMAx), and meteorological models (e.g., WRF) OR
        • Knowledge and understanding of noise models (e.g., SoundPLAN, Transportation Noise Model)

        This position is a full-time, primarily office-based employment opportunity involving significant and frequent use of spreadsheets, modeling software and computer models and requiring the analysis and application of policies and standards. While the position is open and advertised for potential employment in all ECORP offices, additional emphasis for location in either the Chico or San Diego offices is desired.

        We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program, mentoring, professional development and much more. If interested, please email your resume to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com. Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company.

        EEO Employer


        Senior Biologist, Technical Lead

        ECORP is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, client-centered professional to fill a role of Senior Biologist and technical lead in the San Diego office. The team member will be responsible for conducting and overseeing impact analysis, report preparation, business development, research, and field work related to technical studies. Senior level technical experience with transportation/transit, infrastructure, residential and commercial developments, utility corridors, parks, schools, open space and renewable energy and resource-oriented projects is desired. There is potential for this position to also have expanded responsibilities that include some or all aspects of staff management, technical group development, and/or program management.

        The level of responsibility and performance should be that of someone with at least 8 years of relevant experience in the consulting industry, and project/task management experience. The position also provides an opportunity to build on our local practice as well as a statewide practice in coordination with our Inland Empire, Orange County, and northern California offices.

        We are looking for professional consultant with a strong working knowledge of survey and reporting standards, compliance regulations, environmental permitting, and land use. Responsibilities in this position will include:

        • training and mentoring staff on environmental requirements at project and technical study level;
        • preparing and managing complex environmental documentation for a wide variety of local infrastructure and private development projects;
        • interacting with and maintaining productive working relationships with clients on mid-large size projects (budgeting, billing, scheduling, invoicing);
        • preparing proposals;
        • active involvement in planning/environmental/natural resource/industry organizations;
        • making presentations to agency representatives on behalf of a project;
        • demonstrate confidence in decision-making and be recognized by clients and peers as having expertise in related technical areas; and,
        • active involvement with business development and strategic marketing programs.

        Background requirements include Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies or Biological Sciences (or a related field) with 8+ years of relevant experience that includes project management and technical leadership. Experience with local, private and public sector projects and existing relationships with San Diego County cities, counties, infrastructure agencies and other lead agencies is preferred.

      ECORP offers a comprehensive list of benefits and benefit options for its full time, regular employees and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please submit your resume and salary request to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.


       

      Aquatic Resources/Wetlands Regulatory Permitting Specialist (Senior-Level)

      ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking a senior regulatory permitting specialist with direct experience preparing permit processing documentation for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Regional Water Quality Control Boards. The position could be based out of any of our Southern California offices (Redlands, Santa Ana, or San Diego). This will be an excellent career opportunity to work as part of an outstanding consulting group for a wide variety of public and private projects primarily in Southern California.

      ECORP Consulting's mission is to consistently deliver high-quality environmental consulting services through outstanding science and timely, creative solutions for our clients, while providing an excellent work environment for our staff. ECORP has an extraordinary group of environmental professionals that deliver high-quality services in various disciplines including compliance with the Clean Water Act, state and federal Endangered Species Acts, National Historic Preservation Act, California Environmental Quality Act, and National Environmental Policy Act; aquatic resources delineations for all types and sizes of projects; GIS analysis; air quality/greenhouse gas and noise analysis; and habitat restoration design and implementation.

      The level of responsibility and performance for this position is that of someone with at least 8 years of relevant experience in the environmental consulting industry, and project/task management experience. We are looking for a professional consultant with a strong working and practical knowledge of survey and reporting standards, compliance regulations, environmental permitting processes, and land use. Existing relationships and/or a good rapport with the regulatory agencies is also desired. A Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree in biological resources, botany, ecology, wildlife, environmental science, or related field is be required.

      Responsibilites in this position will include:

      • conducting or overseeing the completion of jurisdictional delineations of aquatic resources
      • building and maintaining relationships with clients while serving as the primary project point of contact for the client as well as agency staff
      • providing project strategy, developing optimal permitting pathways, overseeing preparation of permit applications/regulatory documents, and providing overall environmental compliance support
      • negotiating and coordinating with regulatory agency personnel
      • preparing and reviewing biological resource technical documents, including aquatic resources delineation reports and mitigation plans
      • preparing and managing environmental documentation and regulatory permit applications for a wide variety of local infrastructure and public and private development projects
      • interacting with and maintaining productive working relationships with clients on mid-large size projects (budgeting, billing, scheduling, invoicing)
      • preparing scopes of work, budgets, and project proposals, and participating in proposal interviews
      • actively participating in planning/environmental/natural resource/industry organizations
      • demonstrating confidence in decision-making and being recognized by clients and peers as having expertise in related technical areas
      • mentoring junior staff to expand their understanding of project management/delivery and identifying opportunities for their professional development

      Position Requirements

      • Bachelor’s degree in biological resources, soil science, botany, ecology, environmental science or related field
      • 8+ years of experience conducting wetland delineations, preparing regulatory permit applications in compliance with the Clean Water Act Sections 401 and 404 and the California Fish and Game Code, and negotiating/coordinating with resource agencies
      • Demonstrated abilities to work with regulatory processes and agency staff. Must have an understanding of the federal Clean Water Act Sections 404 and 401; Porter Cologne Water Quality Act; CDFW Fish and Game Code 1602; California Endangered Species Act (ESA) 2081; and ESA Sections 7 and 10 processes.
      • Experience with wetland/aquatic resources delineations and knowledge of California biological habitats, species, and general conservation biology/ecology.
      • Strong writing skills, effective communication and ability to collaborate with a diversity of staff.
      • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt when priorities change.
      • Strong analytical, critical, and creative problem-solving skills
      • Ability to travel long distances to and from job sites (2+ hours from the office) that may require overnight stays
      • Possession of a valid driver’s license

      Salary commensurate with experience. ECORP offers an excellent benefits package and working environment. ECORP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit our website www.ecorpconsulting.com for more information about ECORP and for instructions for applying or email a cover letter, CV/resume, and references to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com .


      Senior-level Archaeologist

      ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking a qualified, experienced, and dynamic senior-level archaeologist for our Northern and Southern California practices. This position may be located in any of our California offices.

      Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

      • serving as a Principal Investigator on projects throughout California;
      • providing mentorship and leadership to mid-level and junior staff;
      • coordinating project tasks to meet cost and schedule objectives;
      • supervising and participating in field and laboratory work;
      • supervising groups of Senior, Staff, Associate, and Assistant Archaeologists;
      • authoring cultural resources technical reports;
      • developing new business from referrals from new and/or existing clients and assisting with marketing efforts;
      • preparing cultural resources proposals and assisting with the preparation of multidisciplinary proposals;
      • assisting the Group Manager and/or Department Director with supervision and review of department staff members;
      • advising clients and agencies on compliance matters;
      • serving as a tribal liaison; and
      • training staff in cultural resource project/task completion and reviewing work of other team members.

      • Minimum requirements include:

      • a master’s or doctorate degree in anthropology or archaeology;
      • a minimum of 10 years of experience in environmental and cultural resources management consulting in California;
      • Registered Professional Archaeologist (or ability to become certified as such upon hire);
      • ability to carry out fieldwork and/or construction monitoring, which may require periodic travel and work in extreme or challenging physical environments;
      • ability to function effectively in a fast-paced team environment but also to work independently;
      • a strong working knowledge of the federal and state regulatory settings;
      • proven ability to senior author cultural resource management reports; and
      • knowledge of the prehistory, history, archaeology, and ethnography of California.

      The following qualities and skills are highly desired:

      • demonstrated experience serving as a consultant in an advisory capacity to clients;
      • project management experience, including a proven ability to be on time and on budget;
      • excellent problem-solving skills, particularly in complex CRM projects;
      • ability to communicate effectively in writing and through oral presentations; and
      • strong organizational skills and work ethic.

      We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com

      Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company.

      ECORP is an EEO Employer


      Staff or Senior-level Archaeologists

      ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking qualified, experienced, and dynamic Staff or Senior-level archaeologists for our Sacramento and San Diego regions.

      Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

      • serving as a Principal Investigator on projects throughout California;
      • providing mentorship and leadership to mid-level and junior staff;
      • coordinating project tasks to meet cost and schedule objectives;
      • supervising and participating in field and laboratory work;
      • supervising groups of Senior, Staff, Associate, and Assistant Archaeologists;
      • authoring cultural resources technical reports;
      • developing new business from referrals from new and/or existing clients and assisting with marketing efforts;
      • preparing cultural resources proposals and assisting with the preparation of multidisciplinary proposals;
      • assisting the Group Manager and/or Department Director with supervision and review of department staff members;
      • advising clients and agencies on compliance matters;
      • serving as a tribal liaison; and
      • training staff in cultural resource project/task completion and reviewing work of other team members.

      Minimum requirements include:

      • a master’s or doctorate degree in anthropology or archaeology;
      • a minimum of 5 years of experience in environmental and cultural resources management consulting in California;
      • Registered Professional Archaeologist (or ability to become certified as such upon hire);
      • ability to carry out fieldwork and/or construction monitoring, which may require periodic travel and work in extreme or challenging physical environments;
      • ability to function effectively in a fast-paced team environment but also to work independently;
      • a strong working knowledge of the federal and state regulatory settings;
      • proven ability to senior author cultural resource management reports; and
      • knowledge of the prehistory, history, archaeology, and ethnography of California.

      The following qualities and skills are highly desired:

      • demonstrated experience serving as a consultant in an advisory capacity to clients;
      • project management experience, including a proven ability to be on time and on budget;
      • excellent problem-solving skills, particularly in complex CRM projects;
      • ability to communicate effectively in writing and through oral presentations; and
      • strong organizational skills and work ethic

      ECORP offers a very comprehensive list of benefits to its employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please submit your resume and salary requirements to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

      ECORP Consulting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


      Archaeologist

      ECORP Consulting, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a full-time archaeologist for projects in southern California. Responsibilities largely include construction monitoring, but may also include pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, excavation, and other duties as assigned.

      Minimum requirements include a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology or other closely related field, successful completion of an archaeological field school or field methods course at an accredited university in the United States, and at least 1 year of full-time professional experience.

      The position will be based in our San Diego office. Regional travel is required, mostly within Southern California. Registered Professional Archaeologists (or ability to become certified as such upon hire) are preferred.

      Competitive wages are based on level of education, relevant experience, and quality of references. ECORP offers an excellent benefits package.

      If interested, submit resume, work history, wage requirements, and a minimum of two references to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

      ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


      On-call Biologists (entry, mid, and senior level) -- Multiple Positions Available

      Our San Diego office is looking for a Biologist with a minimum of 2 years of experience in conducting biological surveys in San Diego County, and a Bachelor of Science degree or higher in biology, ecology, or a related science. We are looking for technical expertise in field biology, biological resource assessments, and environmental compliance monitoring and a candidate with demonstrated experience with San Diego County species, ecosystems, and biological reporting requirements. The desired candidate must have strong communication skills, ability to multitask, technical writing skills, ability produce high quality deliverables and exhibit professionalism in interactions with coworkers, agency staff, and clients. Responsibilities will include performing biological and botanical fieldwork, conducting biological and botanical research, coordinating with project teams, preparing reports, and performing environmental and/or biological monitoring. Travel and fieldwork accounts for the majority of this position. While prioritizing health and safety, this position requires an individual who is able to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain. Individuals may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

      More work could be available to those experienced with conducting similar work outside of San Diego County and willing travel to Orange, Riverside, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino Counties for additional assignments.


      Archaeological Monitors

      ECORP Consulting, Inc. in San Diego, California is seeking temporary on-call archaeological monitors with paleontological training and experience for upcoming projects in San Diego County. Job duties will include monitoring for cultural and paleontological resources during construction of public infrastructure projects, identification and documentation of cultural resources, identification of paleontological resources, on-site coordination with contractor work crews and agency officials, coordination with Native American monitors, and associated reporting. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree (B.A. or B.S., master’s degree preferred) in archaeology, anthropology, or a related discipline from an accredited institution plus at least one year of professional experience in archaeological and paleontological monitoring and/or fieldwork in Southern California, knowledge of local Native American communities and their respective material culture, and knowledge of local geology and paleontology. Preference will be given for local monitors. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience.


      Archaeology Field Technicians

      ECORP Consulting, Inc. is currently accepting resumes for temporary, on-call field crew for archaeological projects in southern California, primarily focused in the Orange County and San Diego County areas.

      Responsibilities may include construction monitoring, pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, excavation, and other duties as assigned.

      Requirements include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology or closely related field, successful completion of an archaeological field school or field methods course at an accredited university, at least 6 months of full time professional experience, and a work history that includes projects in California.
      Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience.


      ECORP offers excellent benefits, medical, dental, vision, FSA’s, 401(k) with employer discretionary match, life insurance, long term disability and other benefits in addition to a competitive salary, and a team-oriented atmosphere. Qualified applicants are encouraged to send resume to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

      Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company.


      ECORP Consulting Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer