Looking for a Career?

 

The Horsley Witten Group is always looking to add professionals to our team who can support a wide range of technical work and foster corporate growth. The work environment encourages collaboration and pushes employees to broaden their horizons and take on new challenges. Fun, creative, smart, and motivated professionals characterize our staff at all levels. We also have several office locations, more than one of which may be able to accommodate staff member additions.

Current openings are listed below. If nothing is listed today, feel free to reach out and send a résumé and cover letter to hwinfo@horsleywitten.com.

CURRENT OPENINGS:


STAFF PLANNER

Horsley Witten Group is seeking a staff planner for our Providence Office. Our corporate mission includes enhancing community sustainability and water resource protection through planning projects related to urban revitalization, environmental justice, health equity, responsible climate change initiatives, watershed planning, open space enhancement, and pedestrian connectivity in New England and beyond. We believe access to a healthy environment makes for happy people and we are looking for employees with a passion for creating thriving communities. 

Potential candidates will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited (or otherwise accomplished) university planning program
  • A desire to work in a high performance, professional, service-oriented environment
  • The ability to collaborate and support teams of senior planners with technical analyses, meeting documentation, and graphics development
  • The ability to review zoning codes and development ordinances for the purpose of assisting our engineers with design compliance
  • The ability to write and to accept editorial comments and constructive criticism of their work, and revise according to instruction
  • The ability to organize public meetings and attend evening meetings and hearings, including facilitation of activities designed to solicit input and to take excellent notes at these meetings
  • Proven experience and capabilities with graphic design software for infographics or report development (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign)
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • A basic understanding of how local governments function
  • The ability to manage work for multiple deadlines simultaneously
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite

Other desirable (not required) qualifications include:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited (or otherwise accomplished) university planning program
  • Ability to speak Spanish
  • Experience with visualization tools such as SketchUp or similar applications
  • Experience with community planning software, such as CommunityViz
  • Experience with online survey platforms such as SurveyMonkey, Microsoft Forms, etc.
  • Experience with ArcGIS
  • Willingness to travel out-of-state

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and résumé to Nate Kelly at nkelly@horsleywitten.com. We encourage applicants to send a single sample of work.


GIS MANAGER

Horsley Witten Group is looking for an advanced GIS professional to add to our team. HW is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm that relies on GIS to support nearly all our services. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a willingness and ability to perform in a deadline-driven environment and to collaborate with staff members who have a diverse set of technical and graphics needs. HW uses GIS is to support community planning, public engagement, civil engineering, watershed assessment, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling, wetland and stream restoration, field data development, and other services. Creativity, collaboration, communication, problem-solving, and resourcefulness are important in our work. We are looking for someone who can help us grow our current practice and elevate/expand our services related to GIS.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Experience with ESRI ArcMap 10.5 or higher, common Geoprocessing Tools, Network Analyst, and Spatial Analyst
  • Experience with ESRI’s field tools (e.g., Collector) as well as ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS StoryMaps and ArcGIS Survey123
  • Master’s degree in GIS studies or similar programs
  • Candidates currently pursuing a master’s degree meet the minimum qualification

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Two to five years of professional work experience in a GIS position that includes the majority of the duties listed below
  • Strong experience with web-based mapping ArcGIS applications (e.g., Web AppBuilder), programming languages for GIS (e.g., Python, VBA, etc.) and database skills (e.g., Microsoft Access)
  • Documentation of products and successfully completed assignments that demonstrate skills appropriate to the duties listed below
  • While the ideal candidate will have experience related to all duties listed below — HW acknowledges the successful candidate may only have direct experience with some of these duties

Duties would include, but would not be limited to:

TECHNICAL

  • Developing maps in support of permitting, design, reports and/or proposals
  • Managing and/or performing analyses on spatial data from fieldwork performed by HW surveyors, engineers and scientists
  • Preparing and managing geospatial data that migrate between different software platforms (e.g., AutoCAD, various hydrologic and hydraulic models)
  • Developing and maintaining desktop and/or web-based applications directly with clients
  • Using remote sensing data, digital elevation models (DEMs), LiDAR and other raster data and performing raster-based analyses
  • Writing geospatial elements of technical proposals, estimating the level of effort
  • Developing and documenting quality assurance procedures for geospatial projects
  • Occasionally conducting fieldwork or attending meetings for projects that involve geospatial data in the New England area

ADMINISTRATION/MANAGEMENT

  • Researching new tools and technologies for project-related needs or opportunities for growth
  • Serving as quality control/quality assurance for GIS work performed by technical staff
  • Occasional direct communication with clients
  • Occasional oversight, training, and mentoring of technical staff
  • Management, archiving, and updating of in-house GIS databases
  • Leading and convening regular meetings of GIS users at HW
  • Managing software licensing and ESRI account maintenance
  • Developing map templates and metadata
  • Training staff on GIS techniques and new technologies
  • Developing software/equipment budgets for GIS-related activities

 

Please submit the following materials to Anne Kitchell at akitchell@horsleywitten.com.

  • Cover letter briefly describing your professional goals and why you want to work at HW
  • Résumé
  • Work Samples — This can include e-mailed attachments or links to products or projects. Please provide a brief but detailed description of the duties performed as part of the work samples
  • A detailed list of software, apps, and geospatial analytical packages with which the applicant has experience
  • Up to three references

Environmental Engineer/Scientist

Horsley Witten Group has an opening for an Environmental Engineer/Scientist with three to five years of experience.  The position will primarily be in support of New England-based public and private sector clients but could include work in other areas of the United States.  Responsibilities of the chosen candidate will include both field and office-related tasks.  The engineer or scientist will be based in our Sandwich, Massachusetts office.  The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in environmental site assessment, remediation, and environmental due diligence.

Job requirements would include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering or related field
  • Between 3 to 5 years of professional experience
  • OHSA 40-hour HAZWOPER
  • Experience in ASTM Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and Transaction Screens
  • Experience in the collection of environmental samples for laboratory analysis
  • Experience with the Massachusetts Contingency Plan 
  • Experience in remediation oversight
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or GIS

Land Surveyor

Horsley Witten Group has an immediate opening for a Land Surveyor in our Sandwich, MA office. The successful candidate will demonstrate at least 2 years of experience as a crew chief with expertise in all aspects of construction stakeout specifically in the layout of building foundations, roads, and parking lots. Must have held a position of responsible charge for work including the collection of topographic and property line data for existing conditions plans for engineering design, ALTA plans, and As-built/Record plans.

Required experience with both directional and robotic total stations, Carlson and Ranger data collectors, and GPS RTK systems. Must be familiar with or able to learn methods of property line research in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, downloading and importing field data into AutoCAD Civil 3D to compile plans, draft worksheets and perform calculations.

A Land Surveyor will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of large and small projects, including ecological restoration, water quality improvements, and sustainable site developments alongside professionals that include civil engineers, landscape architects, planners, and scientists.


Project Engineer/Project Manager

Horsley Witten Group is seeking a Project Engineer/Project Manager for our Sandwich, MA office. 

This position will involve a mix of supervision of civil/site designers, as well as some direct design in drainage, stormwater management, water supply, and/or wastewater management.  Specifically, the successful candidate will provide oversight, assessment, design, modeling, and technical writing on a range of projects conducted for public and private sector clients on topics such as groundwater and surface water protection, wastewater management, stormwater management (including green infrastructure work), watershed management and wetlands regulatory issues. 

Minimum qualifications include:

  • A graduate civil engineer with a minimum of 8 to 12 years of experience
  • Professional Engineer registration in MA preferred but not mandatory
  • Technical expertise in AutoCAD, Civil 3D
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Experience with local and state permitting agencies

“First and foremost, I am responsible for making HW a great place to work by fostering a workplace that meets the professional goals of our employees with challenging, exciting, and environmentally ethical work. Our workplace culture is focused on employee happiness, and execution of a reliable and trustworthy business.”

Rich Claytor, HW President

No phone calls. Please email résumé and cover letter to hwinfo@horsleywitten.com

Horsley Witten Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability.