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Construction Manager for Wetlands/Mitigation and Restoration in Chicago, IL at Cardno USA Inc

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description

The Restoration Services Division of Cardno is seeking an Operations Manager for our Midwest region. The position is based in our Chicago, Illinois office.

Cardno’s Restoration Services Division provides a broad suite of services in natural resource management, water resource management and permitting/compliance. Our team provides ecological restoration, invasive species control, revegetation, erosion control, wetland construction, maintenance and other land management practices.

The successful candidate will assist with business development, supervision of field work and field crews.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

> Supervise field personnel
> Oversee staff scheduling
> Respond to proposals, including bid estimates
> Insure that all permit and license requirement are in compliance
> Comply with all company and client safety requirement
> Assist with business development and marketing geared towards positioning Cardno to be a leader in the natural resource and land management
> Build relationships with potential and existing clients to foster a long-term business relationship
> Oversee the creation and implementation of business development plans for the region
> Independently attend client meetings and conferences

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

> Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental science or related field
> 5-years professional consulting and/or restoration experience
> Experience with native and invasive plant identification
> Experience with ecological restoration techniques
> Ability and willingness to work in the field, often in strenuous conditions
> Experience managing large, complex projects
> Strong communication skills, both written and oral
> Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
> Ability to travel between offices, approximately 10% of the time
> Must hold a valid driver’s license

Desired Qualifications:

> Hazwoper, First Aid, Red Card, or Applicators license
> Experience with Microsoft Project or similar program
> Certification in construction management
> CDL License
> Self-motivated, strong initiative
> Bilingual Spanish capabilities a plus


• Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.


Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.


We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D





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