Environmental ScientistPhoenix AZ
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate area of Science or equivalent plus appropriate continuing education. Zero to three years of construction /environmental experience.
- Implements assigned scientific tasks independently utilizing increasing skills, techniques and methods.
- Communicates effectively with other team members
- Prepares basic written reports
- Exercises independent judgment and evaluation.
- Demonstrates problem solving skills.
- Hazwoper 40HR
- CISEC or CESSWI Certification
- OSHA 10HR
- Demonstrates basic understanding of applicable environmental laws, best management practices, field construction practices, training, and working with local, state and federal land management agencies.
- Works with construction management and government agencies to ensure comprehensive environmental compliance throughout all phases of transmission line construction.
- Participate in daily and weekly pre-construction/look-ahead meetings and surveys within the project right-of-way and surrounding areas.
- Monitors the Project area for species of concern.
- Conducts noxious weed monitoring and management.
- Inspects, evaluates, and amends project best management practices (BMP’s) as needed in accordance with the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan and contractual requirements.
- Prepare/maintain daily and weekly reports as specified in the project documents
- Perform site inspections to identify areas of potential risk related to permit requirements.
- Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local permit conditions.
- Strictly adhere to Owner's environmental policies and procedures
- Assists in inspection of construction activities for compliance with all environmental laws and regulations, including right-of-way grant/special-use authorization, POD, permits and landowner agreements during construction.
- Identifies resources and areas of concern prior to construction and coordinates with construction foreman.
- Serves as technical resource to construction personnel to explain environmental regulations and how they are applied to specific situations.
- Verifies construction work areas, access roads, and features are properly marked and flagged prior to initiation of work.
- Identifies erosion control or other measures do not inadvertently impact sensitive resources.
- Serves as field POC for third-party field monitors.
- Informs construction crews of all potential and existing compliance issues and coordinates with Lead Environmental Inspector to determine appropriate corrective actions.
- Has stop work authority when construction activities violate the environmental conditions of the right-of-way grant/special-use authorization, permits and landowner conditions.
- Identifies, documents, and oversees corrective actions to resolve noncompliance issues.
- Inspects erosion control measures to ensure functionality and communicates erosion control maintenance requirements to EEG Crew Foreman.
- Follows up on repair and maintenance of erosion control Measures.
- Inspects and documents reclamation and revegetation activities.
- Maintain good communications with the Owner's Construction Inspection team, the EC Source Lead Environmental Inspector, and work crews.
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