Power Engineers Environmental Specialist in Houston, Texas
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Roles and Responsibilities
POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking an Environmental Specialist for our Houston, Texas office. The primary responsibilities of this position include the site inspection of multiple linear corridor construction projects for compliance with Project Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP).This position requires extensive travel (80%), with projects typically located within a 3- to 6-hour driving distance. Other tasks may include:
Assisting with the development of Project SWPPPs
Field reviews for structural controls
Wetland delineations and habitat assessments for listed species
We are seeking a motivated, self-sufficient, detail-oriented professional with strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills, as well as the ability to support the environmental team.
The successful candidate will interact with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals throughout the firm who are focused on solving our client’s environmental challenges. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with project staff, client representatives and resource agencies.
This Environmental Specialist will perform, and deliver project assignments, with the associated responsibility for meeting profitability, quality management, and safety goals.
BS in Environmental Science or related field
One (1) to three (3) years professional environmental consulting experience
Familiarity with permitting and inspections under state implemented Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Programs for Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico
Ability to utilize computer software such as Google Earth, Microsoft products to include Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and Internet Explorer
Experience operating equipment such as GPS, laser range finders, cameras, etc.
Ability to travel extensively (80%)
Certified Erosion, Sediment & Stormwater Inspector (CESSWI) certification or a more advanced stormwater certification is preferred
Experience with wetland delineations and/or threatened/endangered species assessments is preferred
Experience conducting stormwater inspections and SWPPPs for linear projects is preferred
At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, POWER provides opportunities to 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.