Black & Veatch Environmental Regulatory Compliance Specialist in Des Moines, Iowa
Environmental Regulatory Compliance Specialist
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 35561
Job Title : Environmental Regulatory Compliance Specialist
Location : VRTLVA, USVRTL
Business Unit Sector : COR-CORP-ENVR
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
If you are committed to Building a World of Difference ®, check out this opportunity to join Black & Veatch’s Environmental team. Our Environmental business has an Environmental Regulatory Compliance Specialist opening in Virginia to support environmental science and compliance associated with facility development, construction, and operation with a specific focus on renewable energy, particularly solar energy. We seek an individual with collaboration, field, and execution expertise who operates both independently and as part of a team to deliver exceptional environmental solutions for our clients.
Provide critical support to our clients in environmental compliance planning and audits; environmental permitting; construction monitoring, including stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) preparation and Best Management Practices (BMP) inspections; and due diligence.
Lead teams of environmental specialists.
Advise clients on appropriate strategies to obtain and maintain compliance with environmental approvals and permits affecting siting, design, construction, and operation of projects.
Interfacing with regulatory agencies, engineers, construction and other environmental consultants.
Prepare site certification applications, permit applications, environmental reports, and environmental compliance procedures manuals.
Work includes a mix of desktop work, field assessments, report/permit preparation and travel. At times, 50% or more time spent in the field.
Demonstrated success providing strategic environmental consulting for traditional and distributed power generation clients in the renewable energy sector with a specific focus on solar facilities.
Demonstrated experience leading the development of environmental impact assessment and review documents in compliance with NEPA, FERC, or comparable state or international requirements.
Functional knowledge of environmental compliance and compliance audits, waters and wetland permitting, threatened and endangered species and cultural resource compliance.
Demonstrated field experience in construction monitoring as related to environmental compliance, particularly solar projects.
Positive, team-first, 'get the job done' attitude.
Highly-developed critical thinking skills with proven problem-solving capabilities.
Education : Bachelor's degree in environmental studies, environmental engineering, or sciences strongly preferred. May also consider other degrees, specialized training, or experience that uniquely qualifies the individual to perform the job responsibilities.
Expeirence : 5+ years of solutions-oriented environmental consulting to infrastructure or industrial projects. Graduate work may count as related work experience if directly applicable to job function.
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Normal office environment. May be subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffold
ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties
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To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.
A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
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