Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc. (WEG) is one of the largest environmental consulting and engineering firms in Virginia and continues to grow by seeking out talented people to join our team. Our diverse staff provides specialized environmental services in the areas of ecology, planning, regulatory support, landscape architecture, and water resources. WEG also provides support services for public- and private-sector clients in the areas of watershed management, environmental planning, stormwater management, construction administration, stream restoration, and wetland mitigation. Our team of design professionals works together to develop integrated solutions that meet the needs of every client. We pride ourselves in being a progressive company with offices located in Williamsburg, Richmond, and Fredericksburg, Virginia, and Lakeland, Florida.
WEG offers competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401(k), vacation, holidays, personal leave, and tuition reimbursement, as well as challenging projects, and opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. WEG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact our Human Resource department at (757) 220-6869 (TTY/TDD users, call 711).
Williamsburg Office (Corporate):
There are currently no positions available at this office.
WEG is accepting resumes for a Regulatory Assistant to work in our Richmond office. The preferred candidate should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be detail oriented with strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and within a team environment. The candidate must possess a four-year degree or equivalent experience in the environmental field. The duties for this position include:
- • Answer all incoming calls
• Sort, distribute, and copy mail, packages, and faxes
- • Assist in word processing for reports and office correspondence, including copying and binding reports
- • Assist project/task managers in day-to-day administration of the regulatory process
- • Assist in proposal preparation and the completion of internal reporting for new project/task set-up
- • Assist in project related research, report preparation, and document management
Ecologist II - Wetland Delineator
WEG is accepting resumes for an Ecologist. The candidate hired for this position will perform field work pertaining to wetlands, streams, water quality, and general site assessment/review. Responsibilities include: organizing and analyzing off-site information and field data, performing all aspects of fieldwork (e.g., wetland delineation, stream assessment, habitat assessment, vegetation monitoring, rare species surveys, etc.), writing technical reports, and assisting regulatory staff with application preparation. Occasional overnight travel is required. The preferred candidate will possess at least a B.A./B.S. degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Environmental Studies, or related field. Candidates will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in basic computer skills, and the ability to assist in the review of field work and technical reports for quality assurance/quality control. The ability to work effectively within a team environment is mandatory.
Candidates will be required to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the position:
Regulatory Specialist I
WEG is accepting resumes for a Regulatory Specialist I. The preferred candidate will have 1-2 years experience with Section 404/401 permitting, VSMP permitting, wetland and stream issues, environmental assessments, technical reports, and mitigation. Knowledge of state and federal permit procedures is required and NEPA document preparation/compliance is a plus. This position requires a B.A./B.S. degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Environmental Studies, or related field as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. The individual will be required to demonstrate the following skills as they relate to professional practice:
WEG is seeking a self-motivated, energetic applicant to work in the fast-paced field of environmental monitoring and inspections, specifically VSMP, VWP, and mitigation monitoring and reporting, various field support services for water resources, stream restoration, wetland mitigation, and construction management. The candidate will learn skills needed to perform detailed inspection, monitoring, and reporting on the environmental elements of various types of projects, perform fieldwork, and some office work. Willingness to work outdoors in seasonal conditions. Bachelor degree in Environmental Science, Biology, or related degree required and/or experience in landscaping, site work, or construction inspection required. Familiarity with construction plans, methods and maintenance of erosion and sediment control structures is needed.
WEG is accepting resumes for a Wetland Delineator. The candidate hired for this position will perform office and fieldwork pertaining to wetland delineations consistent with the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual and methods described in the appropriate regional supplements. Responsibilities include: general site assessment/review, conducting research using available resources, participating in field work within a project team, maintaining acceptable field notes and draft reports within the previously established WEG framework. Occasional overnight travel is required.
The preferred candidate will possess at least a B.A./B.S. degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Environmental Studies, or a related field. Candidates will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in basic computer skills, and the ability to assist more senior staff in fieldwork and the development of technical reports. The ability to work effectively within a team environment is mandatory. Candidates will be required to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the position:
- • Proven experience in wetland delineation
• Knowledge of the fundamentals of ecology, field biology, and orienteering
• Basic knowledge of flora and fauna as well as an understanding of basic taxonomy
- • Skill in environmental research and analysis techniques
- • Ability to collect data and assimilate into technical reports
- • Ability to work under adverse field and weather conditions
Senior Environmental Planner
WEG is accepting resumes for a Senior Environmental Planner. WEG provides specialized environmental services in the areas of ecology, environmental planning, regulatory support, landscape architecture, and civil engineering. These capabilities have been combined to provide specific services for existing and proposed residential and commercial development projects, utilities development/relocation projects, and transportation projects, specifically Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
The Senior Environmental Planner will perform and coordinate environmental tasks to support project development activities including the collection of support data in the field, conducting project related research, coordinating and overseeing the work of other team members, and facilitating the production of permit applications, mitigation monitoring reports, and design plans. The Senior Planner will also provide guidance, training oversight, and review to junior staff. They must be able to efficiently manage multiple projects and their associated budgets and effectively market WEG services. Occasional overnight travel is required.
Preferred candidates will possess a B.S. degree in environmental science, ecology, forestry, environmental studies, landscape architecture or a related field. A Masters degree in one of the above fields is preferred. Candidates will also possess excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as an understanding of Microstation V8, XM, and Geopak as it relates to VDOT plans and plan development, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively within a team environment. A minimum of 10 years experience with ecology, environmental assessments, technical reports, mitigation and regulatory coordination is preferred. The ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner, both in writing and in person, with clients, employees, regulatory agency personnel, county/municipal employees, contractors, and visitors is mandatory.
Candidates should possess knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the Section 401/404 environmental process in some or all of the following areas:
- • Working knowledge of the VDOT environmental standards, specifications, policies & procedures
• Understanding of stream and wetland ecology, threatened and endangered species and their relationship to the regulatory process, compensatory mitigation, and construction and post--construction compliance
• Ability to assess compliance issues and develop corrective action plans and alternatives to bring the issues to resolution
- • Ability to scope and budget complex, multi-disciplinary projects over long time frames using multiple contractors
- • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and delegate to others as needed in order to assure projects are completed on schedule and on budget
- • Ability to effectively manage project budgets
- • Skill in environmental research and analysis techniques
- • Ability to collect data and assimilate into final reports
WEG is accepting resumes for a CAD Technician. The preferred candidate should have experience utilizing AutoCAD, the ability to work within a team environment, excellent communication skills, and possess a working knowledge of some or all of the following skills as they relate to professional practice:
- • Experience with AutoCAD 2010-2013
• Preparation of Stream Inventory, Assessment, and Restoration Plans, as well as various environmental plans and regulatory support graphics
- - Stream mitigation concept plans
- - Stream restoration construction documents and details
- - Wetland delineation and impact maps
- - Stream and wetland mitigation feasibility maps
- - Regulatory support graphics for water quality impact assessments
- - Spreadsheet and word processing applications
• Ability to work in a highly automated design office environment
- • Autodesk Civil 3D 2010-2013 experience a plus
Environmental Planner - Stream Restoration Design Specialist
WEG is accepting resumes for an Environmental Planner / Stream Restoration Design Specialist. The preferred candidate should have a B.S. degree (minimum) and at least two years of experience, Rosgen Level I and II Training Certification (not mandatory), other specialized training in stream restoration, an understanding of design, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work within a team environment. A balance of fieldwork and design activities will be necessary, and experience using AutoCAD is preferred but not required. Applicants for this position could include landscape architects, agricultural engineers, civil engineers, environmental scientists, ecologists, and other professions in related fields. Candidate should have a strong or working knowledge of some or all of the following skills as they relate to stream restoration design:
Lakeland, Florida Office:
There are currently no positions available at this office.
*Apply for these positions by emailing your resume, salary requirements and references to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing them c/o the HR Department to: Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc., 5209 Center Street, Williamsburg , VA 23188. Please include the position and location to which you are applying.