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Power Engineers Environmental Specialist in Houston, Texas

Environmental Specialist



Department:Midwest Env Svc Remediation/Compliance Dept


Environmental Specialist

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking an Environmental Specialist IV for ourHouston, 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, manage projects, and anticipate team needs.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • 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.

  • This Environmental Specialist will scope, manage and/or perform, and deliver project assignments, with the associated responsibility for meeting profitability, quality management, and safety goals.

    Required Education/Experience

  • BS in Geology, Biology, Environmental Science, or related field

  • Five (5) + years of professional environmental permitting and compliance experience

  • Experience with Clean Water Act permitting and compliance, especially industrial stormwater, wastewater, construction stormwater, or watershed health

  • Experience with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Section 404 jurisdictional water determinations, nationwide permitting, or individual permitting

  • Experience with Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan development and implementation

  • Experience with solid waste characterization, site controls, and compliance tasks

  • Familiarity with major health and safety regulations and safe work practices

  • Experience with development of scope, schedule, and budget, as well as financial performance tracking

  • Experience with regulatory agency interaction and coordination of permits

    Desired Education/Experience

  • Existing client and/or industry relationships to continue to develop new business

  • Prior consulting experience is a plus

  • Experience in the use of electronic reporting systems (CDX, STEERS, etc.) to prepare and submit permit applications and monitoring data is a plus

  • Experience with multi-media permitting and compliance, especially in multiple states is a plus

  • Experience with conducting compliance training for staff or client staff (stormwater, SPCC, etc.) is a plus

  • MS in Engineering, Geology, Biology or Environmental Science is a plus

  • Professional certification and training (Certified Wetland Scientist, Certified Floodplain Manager, Certified Stormwater Professional, MSHA Part 46, OSHA 10, etc.) is a plus

  • Participation in a professional association(s) is a plus

    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 skills – 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.