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Environmental Scientist/Compliance Project Manager

Dublin CA, Tucson AZ or Portland OR

Job ID: 27016043


Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC is an engineering firm specializing in services to the solid waste industry, and environmental consulting to commercial, industrial, and municipal entities. Having been named to the Environmental Business Journal/CE News’ list of Top 20 Best Firms to Work For and Waste & Recycling News’ #9 Best Places to Work, we are focused on our mission to:

Continue to be leaders in our fields of practice by providing the highest quality environmental, solid waste engineering, field service and construction management services from project conception to completion.

Develop and maintain relationships for life with our clients by focusing on superior client service, responsiveness and cutting edge technical expertise.

Develop relationships for life with our employees by providing a rewarding and challenging work environment that encourages innovation and a strong passion for their profession.


We are currently seeking an Environmental Scientist / Compliance Project Manager to be located in either Dublin CA, Tucson, AZ or Portland, OR supporting projects on the West Coast.


Utilizing your entire arsenal of skills and talents, you will manage projects, compare field site data to regulatory standards for compliance, read regulations, permit conditions, write compliance reports and tabulate data, and work on permit applications. Areas of compliance will include: landfill gas monitoring, leachate collection systems, data management, landfill gas-to-energy systems, air quality monitoring and permitting, NSPS/NESHAP compliance services and reporting. You will also provide assistance to other managers. Additional responsibilities will include the following:

Analyze reports, drawings, environmental data, Title V air permits, permit applications;

Monitor and analyze/oversight of environmental monitoring data (air, liquids, emissions); more focus on the analysis of data and reporting writing

Coordinate with onsite personnel to ensure site equipment and monitoring is conducted in accordance with application regulations and permit requirements

Constant client interaction and some exposure to Air District permit engineers

Manage projects in your specific area of expertise

Track project budgets, scope and project invoicing

Prepare proposals and meet with clients and regulators; implement safe work practices

Analyze systems for stability and regulatory compliance

Prepare permit documents


This is an excellent opportunity to your utilize existing technical proficiencies while also expanding your skill set, mentoring junior staff and managing technical tasks and smaller projects. Depending on experience, you will manage multi-disciplinary projects with budgets ranging from $5,000 up to $150,000 which may include anything from permitting (gas collection piping systems, landfill gas flare systems) to preparation of compliance documents (quarterly reports, semi-annual reports, annual reports).



Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an Environmental or Scientific discipline with 5-10 years of relevant experience

Experience in environmental science, compliance and permitting

Excellent verbal and writing skills

Solid organizational and time management skills

Outstanding knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel

Solid waste industry experience or comparable a plus

Valid driver’s license

Ability for some required travel

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and unwavering personal integrity

Ability to develop leadership skills

Knowledge of solid waste / air permitting regulations

Willingness and capability to mentor and lead junior staff

Self-disciplined/motivated individual who also works well in a team environment


Apply: http://www.cornerstoneeg.com/careers/careers-at-cornerstone/



We pride ourselves in having a flexible and enjoyable working environment that promotes a healthy balance between work and personal life. As a small company, there are many opportunities for advancement and taking on new responsibilities. Because we have a healthy backlog of work and future contracts, each day offers new challenges and responsibilities. We see a bright future ahead in the solid waste management and biogas industries and you can be a part of our team…a part of the solution!

Posted May 5, 2017

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