Natural Resources Consultant
Charlotte, NC 
Posted 22 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
McAdams is a full-service land planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering and geomatics firm located in North Carolina and Texas. We seek a partnership with our clients to create meaningful experiences through inspired design. McAdams is proud to be part of the most interesting, iconic and impactful projects in the region, and accurate identification and assessment of natural resources is often the first step of every successful project.

Position Purpose
Use expertise in the natural resources field to complete project assignments, support the Project Manager and collaborate with team members to delineate and assess natural resources and prepare reports and permit applications.

Essential Functions + Responsibilities
  • Perform stream/wetland identification and delineation
  • Conduct stream and wetland assessments
  • Section 404/401 permitting
  • Evaluation and permitting of state and local municipality riparian buffers
  • Threatened and endangered species identification, surveying, consultation and protection
  • Natural community identification and recognition of enhancement opportunities
  • Preparation of environmental assessment documents under NEPA/SEPA requirements
  • Stream and wetland restoration and monitoring
  • Preparation of technical reports and supporting exhibits

  • Bachelor’s degree in a biology, natural resources, environmental science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in water resources, stream, wetlands, riparian buffer, permitting processes, and mitigation consulting, along with environmental assessment review
  • Previous environmental consulting experience
  • Outstanding organizational and oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple competing deadlines
  • General knowledge of wetland soils, hydrology and vegetation
  • General knowledge of stormwater rules

  • Experience with ArcGIS and GPS equipment
  • Preferred certifications: SWITC, LSS, NCSAM, NCWAM, SEPA, NEPA, PWS

McAdams has been awarded and recognized for being one of the best places to work year after year both regionally and nationally. Even with these recognitions, we challenge ourselves to improve who we are and what we do by adding exceptional talent to our amazing team.

Everyone at McAdams believes growing each individual employee into their greatest potential is how we create a collaborative and rewarding atmosphere.  Learning is a big part of what we value by offering career development planning, an education assistance program and support for professional licensure/registration/certification.

We offer a full range of benefits plus fringe benefits including a wellness program, concierge services, company trip stipends and Friday breakfast on the house.  You can visit our website at to learn more about our services and structure, and why McAdams is such a great place work.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US.  McAdams does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas.

We participate in E-Verify. Information from all employees’ Form I-9 is used to confirm work authorization.

EOE: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  We are equal opportunity employers.  Decisions regarding hiring, promotions and terminations are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (over 40), disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other legally protected status.



Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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