Power Engineers Staff Environmental Engineer in Austin S, Texas

Staff Environmental Engineer

Location:Austin S


Department:Midwest Env Svc Civil/Env Engineering Group


Staff Environmental Engineer/Scientist

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Staff Environmental Engineer/Scientist for our Austin South, TX office. We are seeking a motivated, detail-oriented professional with strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills; strong organizational skills; and the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and anticipate client and team needs.

The successful candidate will interact with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals throughout the firm who are focused on solving our client’s multimedia environmental challenges. The Staff Environmental Engineer / Scientist will contribute technically in the areas of environmental compliance including, but not limited to Environmental permitting; Environmental audits; Stormwater and wastewater plans; supporting additional environmental multimedia regulatory initiatives in support of industrial and public client objectives.

This position will manage all sizes of tasks and small to medium projects/proposals with minimal supervision from senior staff and principals, in addition to the following duties and responsiblities:

  • Perform preliminary desktop reviews for projects to establish constraints to construction and permitting

  • Prepare letter reports, compliance documents or other project deliverables

  • Communicate effectively and professionallywith project staff, clients, resource agencies and sub-consultants concerning project purpose

  • Communicate scientific, technical, and/or regulatory information through oral briefings and written documents

  • Prepare or modify standard operating procedures for plant personnel responsible for environmental compliance

  • Identify applicable environmental regulations for industrial sources

  • Analyze the impact of a new or proposed regulation for a particular industry

  • Travel in and out of state up to 25% of the time

  • Perform a variety of environmental tasks related to assisting clients’ compliance with local, state or federal regulations

The successful candidate is expected to work on and manage a variety of elements of simple to complex multimedia projects including performing related agency permitting support.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or related engineering field, Geology or related technical field

  • Five to Seven (5-7) + years of work-related experience. Specific experience should include:

  • Interpret stormwater and wastewater regulations and apply to project needs including plan or permit preparation

  • Correspondence with clients, federal, state, and local regulatory authorities

  • Proven communication skills (verbal, written, proposal and presentation)

  • Working experience within the oil and gas, municipal, and aggregate sectors is a plus.

  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plans

  • Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments

  • Understands Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) compliance requirements for generators of solid and hazardous waste

  • Experience with preparation of industrial wastewater permits and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans,

  • Experience with state risk-based environmental cleanup programs including TRRP and Louisiana RECAP

  • Experience with performing multi-media audits

  • Experience with environmental sampling of soil, surface water, and groundwater

Desired Education/Experience

  • Master's degree in Environmental Engineering or related engineering field, Geology or related technical field

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.