Cardno Restoration Field Technician in Monee, Illinois

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.

Cardno is seeking a Restoration Field Technician in our Monee, IL office, to implement project work in the ecological consulting and restoration management fields. Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision of labor crews. A typical work day consists of an 8-10 hour day although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours. Position may also 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

  • Technicians will be required to spend up to 1-4 nights per week out of town working at remote locations

  • Adhering to corporate policies, operate through the proper management channels, and act in the best interest of firm

  • Operating a Global Positioning System – no previous experience required, but any experience a plus

Requirements Minimum Requirements:

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

  • Technicians will be required to obtain Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License

  • Valid Driver's License

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience operating equipment such as tractors, ATVs, chainsaws, and/ or skidsteers

  • Ability to travel overnight for 1-4 days out of worn

  • Experience with herbicide handling and application

  • Experience in native and invasive species plant identification and/ or restoration techniques

  • 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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Requisition Number: 16-0387

Title: Restoration Field Technician

Status: Project

City: Monee

State: IL