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Restoration Field Technician

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Location: Fridley, MN

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Job Description

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 provide a full range of ecological consulting and restoration
services, with expertise in watershed planning, stream and ecosystem restoration, mitigation design, full wetland services, endangered species consulting, natural systems for stormwater/wastewater, archaeology, and green infrastructure, as well as streamlined
regulatory permitting and compliance.



Cardno is currently seeking a Restoration Field Technician in our Fridley, MN office, to implement project work in the ecological restoration management field. Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision of field crews. A typical work
day consists of 8-10 hours of in-the-field physical labor although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours. This position will require overnight travel.





Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



> Implementing restoration project work at the ground level under the direction of a Field Supervisor and/or Project Manager

> Native planting, seeding, erosion control installation, herbicide application, prescribed fire or any other activities necessary with field implementation of ecological restoration projects

> Accurate documentation of daily field activities and organization of materials

> Compliance with all company and client safety requirements

> Adherence to corporate policies, operate through the proper management channels, and act in the best interest of the company







Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:



> Ability to traverse wet and/or rugged terrain in diverse, sometimes inclement, weather conditions

> Experience in native and invasive species plant identification

> Experience operating basic hand tools and smaller equipment such as backpack sprayers, augers, chainsaws, and/or brushcutters

> Ability to work in a collaborative team environment

> Availability and willingness to travel overnight for multiple days per week, occasionally more than a week, and adaptable to schedule changes upon short notice

> Must be able to work in an environment where safety is at the forefront of all operations

> Technicians will be required to obtain Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License (Category 2.0, 5.0, and 6.0)

> Associate’s or Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences (Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Fisheries, Forestry) - or equivalent experience

> Valid Driver's License with the ability to drive a company vehicle and an acceptable motor vehicle record



Desired Qualifications



> Experience operating large equipment such as ATVs/UTVs, tractors, chippers, and/ or skid steers

> Experience with herbicide handling, application, and application equipment

> Knowledge and/or experience in ecological restoration techniques

> Experience in map reading, GIS, and/or operating a GPS

> Standard First Aid, CPR, and/or Red Card

> Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus



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



Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer



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