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Horsley Witten Group is a mission driven consulting firm that envisions a world where people and nature thrive together. Internally, we aim to be a company where individuals grow, contribute, thrive, and belong. Our 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, and our employees enjoy the flexibility of working from home when project needs allow.

Current openings are listed below. Candidates should send a resumé and cover letter to  hwinfo@horsleywitten.com. Phone calls are welcome for any individual who prefers phone communication due to a disability and these inquiries can be addressed to Jane Estey at 508-833-6600.

If you do not see a position that matches your expertise or experience, but you feel like HW may be the place for you, feel free to reach out or send a resumé 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.

CURRENT OPENINGS:


WETLAND SCIENTIST-PERMITTING

Horsley Witten Group is seeking a Wetland Scientist with approximately 4-8 years of experience to provide support for a wide variety of wetland protection, conservation land management, land development, and permitting projects. The position will primarily support our New England public and private sector clients. The office from which this position is based is not pre-determined; however, the successful candidate will regularly visit our headquarters in Sandwich, MA.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Resource area delineation and wildlife habitat surveys in the field
  • Occasional support and appearance at public meetings
  • Development of written reports and permit documents

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in wetland science, biology, plant/soil science, wildlife biology, ecology, or other related environmental science
  • Experience with permitting at federal and State level (MA, MEPA, Ch. 91, WQC; RI, NH)
  • Strong report writing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Certification as a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) is highly desirable, but not necessary

Landscape Designer

Horsley Witten Group is looking for a Landscape Designer with 2-7 years of experience to provide design support for a wide variety of environmental, park, site development, and restoration projects. The position will primarily support our New England public and private sector clients. The office from which this position is based is not pre-determined.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Site design, grading and drainage, and planting plans from concept through construction
  • Cost estimating
  • Drafting support for production (AutoCAD) of design plans and construction details
  • Graphic support including plans, sections, elevations, perspectives for the inclusion in reports, presentations, and outreach materials
  • Developing hand-drawn concept plans and sketches to effectively convey design ideas
  • Fieldwork including site assessments and construction oversight
  • Coordination with sub consultants or allied professionals’ design staff (Architects, Landscape Architects, Planners, etc.)

The position requires experience in site design, grading and drainage, planting design, and construction details. Candidates must also be proficient with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and the Adobe Suite software. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter, enjoy working in a team environment, and be a good communicator. The candidate is not required to be a registered landscape architect but should be prepared to demonstrate they are working towards registration.


CAD Manager/Drafter

Horsley Witten Group currently has an opening for a CAD Manager/Drafter. The position will primarily support our New England public and private sector clients. The office from which this position is based is not pre-determined.

Administrative responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Continually update and maintain HW’s CAD drafting standards and conventions
  • Continually update HW operations related to the use of CAD on our network
  • Monitor computer and plotter hardware requirements related to evolving CAD software and company needs
  • Monitor and update the Board of Directors on software licensing requirements
  • Coordinate with IT staff on implications of any upgrades for our network
  • Periodically train staff on any of the updates described above

Technical responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Provide drafting support for design plans
  • Work along experienced engineers, landscape architects, scientists, and planners
  • Receive training and experience in other fields, as applicable to project work

Education and Experience:

Preferred qualifications are provided below. Professionals with more experience who are interested in this position are encouraged to apply.

  • A bachelors’ degree in civil engineering
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification or ability to obtain within 12 months
  • Between 1 and 5 years of professional experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD, including AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics, and related modeling software (e.g., HydroCAD, EPA SWMM, HEC-HSM or other software)
  • Experience with ArcGIS
  • Excellent communication and time management skills

Land Surveyor

Horsley Witten Group has an immediate opening for a Land Surveyor in our Sandwich, MA office. A Land Surveyor at HW 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.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Serving as both survey team technician and crew chief as needed
  • Surveying resource areas delineation flags
  • Providing survey services for all aspects of construction stakeout, specifically in the layout of building foundations, roads, and parking lots
  • Collection of topographic and property line data for existing conditions plans for engineering design, ALTA plans, and As built/Record plans

Experience:

  • 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 Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D to compile plans, draft worksheets and perform calculations

Coastal Restoration Scientist

The Horsley Witten Group is seeking an experienced Coastal/ Marine Scientist with 3 plus years of experience and with specific expertise in coastal and estuarine hydrodynamic modeling and shoreline restoration. The office from which this position is based is not pre-determined.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Field data collection related to saltwater, freshwater, and estuarine wetlands, coastal dunes, banks, beaches and revetments, and associated resources
  • Analysis of coastal and estuarine conditions for erosive forces and methods and approaches for protection and restoration
  • Modeling of coastal impacts using Surface water Modeling System (SMS) and similar hydrodynamic models to quantify erosion forces and protection/restoration options
  • Support Design Team restoration plan production with design components and construction details
  • Prepare narrative and supporting calculations and figures for reports, permit applications, and/or assessments for coastal restoration projects
  • Present findings to clients, regulators and colleagues at public hearings, site visits, conferences, and meetings

Experience:

  • Practical application of modeling coastal hydrodynamic/wave runup conditions
  • Analysis and design of green infrastructure and living shoreline systems
  • Developing materials for permits related to regulated resources
  • Construction support services for implementation of coastal restoration measures

The position will require good communication skills and the ability to work independently or in a team environment. Importantly, the ideal candidate will thrive working on varied and diverse projects across several ecoregions and a range of land uses and settings.