Join the Lord & Winter Team
Lord and Winter, LLC is a high-growth, Professional Environmental Services Company headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee. We serve real estate developers, engineering firms, public utilities, and state and federal governments with niche services in environmental permitting, environmental due diligence, and remediation services. The scientific services and knowledgeable counsel of our Master Level Scientists and Project Management Professionals (PMPs) are highly sought by our clients. We help clients nationwide from our offices based in Nashville, Tennessee; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Austin, Texas, and Panama City, Florida.
The company is an equal opportunity employer, drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.
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Assistant Business Administrator
Lord and Winter, LLC seeks an outgoing, servant-hearted, highly motivated, intuitive, self-learner to support its strategic administrative plans for growth throughout the US. The ideal candidate will be a Master of Business Administration (MBA) student or upper-class level student in a Bachelor of Business Administration or Marketing Degree Program in Middle Tennessee.
The primary functions of the internship will include working on the management, strategy, plans, and administrative functions of Lord and Winter, under the direction of the President. Responsibilities are expected to encompass all areas of business administration including marketing, business strategy, administrative systems, accounting, insurance, human resources, and business analysis. Representation of Lord and Winter at key company meetings, client conferences, and planning sessions is expected.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The major functions of the position are to assist the President of Lord and Winter in the following:
- Design and implement a company on-boarding program
- Track and assist in AP and AR
- Streamline tax form processes
- Communicate with vendors and subcontractors
- Assist in benefits administration
- Assist in financial system management
- Implement marketing strategies
- Represent Lord and Winter at conferences
- Coordinate development of web content, SEO, and AI with outside marketing firm
- Engage Lord and Winter Clients on social media
- Develop and manage email campaigns
- Assist in lead pipeline development
The ideal candidate will be actively enrolled in an accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Bachelor of Business Administration or Marketing Degree Program.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The candidate must be willing to travel within Middle Tennessee for face-to-face business planning meetings and generally throughout the SE US as needed for client conferences. Travel is expected to be less than 15% of the labor hours of the position.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) of this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship.
The Staff Biologist applies knowledge of plant identification, macroinvertebrate zoology, soils, hydrology and endangered species habitat and applies it with an understanding of construction and development to assess the environmental impact of residential, commercial, and industrial development upon local, protected natural resources. The Staff Biologist works with Lord and Winter Project Biologists and Project Managers to prepare state and federal environmental permits for Lord and Winter Clients. Field surveys and environmental permit writing are performed by the Staff Biologist to assist clients with compliance to environmental laws and regulations including NEPA, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, Water Resources Protection Act, and other state and federal water and endangered species protections.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
- Conduct wetland delineations in accordance with technical, state, and federal guidance.
- Conduct stream hydrologic determinations in accordance with state and federal guidance.
- Conduct aquatic natural resource surveys including macroinvertebrate surveys and species identification and submergent aquatic vegetation surveys.
- Conduct endangered species surveys in accordance with technical, state, and federal guidance.
- Prepare natural resource reports including wetland delineation reports, hydrologic
determination reports, jurisdictional determination applications, and endangered species
- Prepare state and federal environmental permits for residential and commercial development
projects, utility extension projects, and mitigation projects.
- Utilize QGIS, ESRI, and other mapping software to depict natural resource conditions for
- Coordinate field investigation requirements with the Project Biologist.
Minimum qualifications include a Master of Science Degree in Biology or related field (thesis preferred). No prior experience to 2 years’ experience required. Knowledge of wetland plant identification and stream aquatic ecology methods required. Ability to communicate clearly and work within a team environment required. Ability to learn independently from reference sources including state and federal method and regulatory guidance and apply them in the field required. Must be adept at collecting data electronically in the field using and building databases, utilizing cloud-based project Legal Disclaimer: This document is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute legal information or advice. This information and all HR Support Center materials are provided in consultation with federal and state statutes and do not encompass other regulations that may exist, such as local ordinances. Transmission of documents or information through the HR Support Center does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you are seeking legal advice, you are encouraged to consult an attorney. management systems, and surveying using geo-locating equipment. The candidate must have a home office or other virtual office accommodation to work from when not in the field. The ideal candidate would have an investigative approach to problem solving complex natural resource systems, an advanced technical writing ability, and a collaborative approach to project execution to work well within the Lord and Winter team.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The ability to conduct field surveys on foot is required including the potential for occasional 10-hour field days. Ability to drive and load ATVs for use in large scale surveys. Use of soil sampling tools to 2 feet is required. Ability to work on site outside for between 25% and 75% of hours with ability to travel approximately 25% of work hours required. Work may be conducted during summer or winter. Driver’s license required.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document