Veterans Range Solutions, LLC (VRS) a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) is seeking experienced Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) Engineer at Fort Stewart, GA. This position will require that the applicant shall have previous experience as a Land Assessment Support or Project Coordinator. Prior experience a must.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) Engineer Support Coordinator works under the direction of the Government entity and is responsible for the overall execution of the LRAM program to include the following;
- Professional engineering design support to the LRAM program, primarily in the civil and environmental engineering disciplines. This includes but it not limited to;
· Providing overall project design, design plan estimation of quantities, and preparing erosion and sediment prevention plans IAW Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) technical guidance and Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s general National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits.
· Assist with the administrative activities of projects including preparation of required documents and plans, maintenance of required records, preparation of periodic and special reports, and training of employees as assigned.
· Maintain a set of "As-Built" plans for completed LRAM projects which reflect all changes made on the project design during the construction process.
- Provide LRAM Professional Engineering and Technical Support to include the following;
· Provide the technical expertise necessary to plan and execute land restoration projects involving hydrologic diversions, water bars, sediment basins, critical area stabilization, seeding, and other associated conservation measures to improve training and land conditions.
· Research LRAM project designs, contact counterparts and coordinate with installation or other engineers to ensure successful project construction, completion, and maintenance, and establish quantifiable results for each project.
· Use various Government provided hardware, databases, and software such as Geographic Information System (GIS) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) to analyze, develop, plan, and monitor LRAM projects. Be capable to compute and execute erosion control measures such as seeding critical area stabilization involving seed bed preparation, seeding, and mulching.
· Provide Regulatory Compliance Support to include;
· Provide the support necessary to assist the installation in maintaining compliance with regulatory issues affecting LRAM projects such as federal, state and local environmental laws, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), etc. Assist installation staff in preparing and presenting briefings on the LRAM program status and goals to the installation staff and Commander.
· Provide advice on environmental compliance and training impacts related to range and training land management practices.
· Conduct water sampling on estuaries, streams, lakes, and ponds using water quality testing and monitoring equipment, and recommend best management practices (BMP) for land rehabilitation projects such as diversions, sediment basins, culverts, installation of silt fence, and critical area stabilization.
· Compile and submit reports of LRAM project findings for internal data fidelity and recordkeeping.
- Coordinate with Installation Professionals and ITAM Personnel
· Shall provide technical services to installation professionals or points of contact on construction projects. Collaborates with ITAM personnel and other appropriate staff specialists in the preparation of engineering designs and specifications. Coordinates designs with Fort Stewart personnel by means of personal contact and correspondence.
· Assist with the construction operations in the work area for assigned projects. Assist in resolving problems which arise during construction such as unusual topographic, drainage or foundation conditions which were not anticipated during the design. Assist installation professionals or ITAM personnel with reviews of construction reports to ensure that all material and work are in compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS The minimum requirements for this position are:
- Demonstrated knowledge of industry-standard Best Management Practices for soil conservation and erosion control.
- Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations pertaining to soil conservation and erosion control.
- Experience with common office computer software such as spreadsheet, word processing, and slide presentation programs.
- Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and collection/application of Global Positioning System (GPS) data.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Related work experience with US Army SRP and ITAM Programs.
- Must be able to work with a diverse group of Army civilian and military personnel including military trainers, range operations staff, ecologists, archeologists, engineers, and planners.
- Understanding of military training mission and requirements.
- Work includes off-road driving, walking through rough terrain and exposure to wildlife.
- Must be physically fit and able to lift, move and/or carry up to 50 lbs. of field gear and able to perform fieldwork that sometimes involves walking long distances in extreme weather conditions.
SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
- US citizenship.
- US driver s license and must pass MVR and be able to maintain legal driving privileges both on and off post.
Bachelors in Civil and/or Environmental Engineering
·Must be able to obtain and maintain as a condition of employment, the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) Level II-Designer Professional Certification (Tan Card).
- Ability to successfully pass NAC-I (National Agency Check with Inquiries) investigation
- Prior Military preferred
Job Type: Full-time
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS): 2 years (Preferred)
- ITAM: 2 years (Preferred)
- Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance Engineer Support: 3 years (Required)