Biohabitats, a leading conservation planning, ecological restoration, regenerative design, and construction firm is seeking an Environmental Engineering Technician skilled in wastewater treatment, natural systems, and water reuse operations. With Bioregional offices nationwide, Biohabitats works throughout the country and internationally with public, private, and non-profit organizations to restore the earth and inspire ecological stewardship. If you’re looking to join a mission-driven, values and people first organization, you’ve come to the right place.
Projects will vary in type and scale, but will focus on integrated water strategies for public, private, and institutions throughout the country. Projects include water master planning, water balance modeling, rainwater harvesting, wastewater treatment, stormwater management, and water reuse. Biohabitats is known for our system integration, high performance sustainable infrastructure, and use of nature based solutions.
The Environmental Engineering Technician or Senior Engineer Technician will work closely with our other Senior Engineering Technician, Project Managers, and Technical Lead. Tasks may include design, preparation of construction documents (drawings and specifications), as well as , construction administration of water infrastructure projects. The successful candidate is highly motivated and technically skilled, possesses a technical aptitude with strong written and verbal skills, and is passionate about integrating ecology and design. It is highly recommended applicants have at least 2 years’ industry experience, but we are open to working with candidates with a wide range of experiences. We recognize not every career trajectory is linear, and we value the diversity your own pathway brings to the position!
Lead and support a wide range of integrated water strategy projects, including water supply, wastewater treatment, stormwater management, rain harvesting, and water reuse systems.
Prepare design and construction documents (drawings and specifications).
Construction administration and oversight services, including field installation and observation.
Oversight of system start-up, implementation, operation, and maintenance.
Operations procedure setup and management for wastewater, greywater, and rain harvesting systems.
Knowledge of pumps, meters, valves, piping systems, instrumentation, controls, etc.
Ability to size and specify water infrastructure equipment.
Knowledge of water supply, wastewater treatment, stormwater management, rain harvesting, and/or water reuse systems.
Experience assisting with design and construction documentation, including plans and specifications.
Helpful Skills & Preferred Training
Use of AutoCAD for the development of design plans.
Experience with Civil3D, GIS software, and other environmental/hydrology software.
Wastewater process engineering experience.
Experience with MBBR's, constructed wetlands, sand filters, trickling filters, UV, and/or ozone components.
Experience in design coordination between CAD/production team members and design engineers.
Cost estimating experience.
Technical writing experience.
Technical training in Computer-Aided 2D and 3D Design.
Water budget modeling.
B.S. in related field (such as Environmental, Mechanical, or Water Resources Engineering) or equivalent knowledge/experience
$65,000 or higher, based on experience
Flexible, but strongly prefer cities where our Bioregion offices are located: Santa Fe, NM; Baltimore, MD; New York, NY; Portland, OR; Charleston, SC; Denver, CO; Cleveland, OH
Provide 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume in .PDFs not to exceed 5MD. Applications without these components will not be considered.
Biohabitats is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a purpose-driven, performance oriented, and values led organization. We are a certified B-Corp™, meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance. To ensure that you will thrive at Biohabitats, we highly encourage you to review our Mission, Values, and Approach before applying. We provide outstanding benefits. Click on ‘Learn about our benefits’ on our Careers page to find out more.
Biohabitats is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled