ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST – CANBY

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 06:25

Title: Environmental Specialist

Location: Canby, OR

Wilson Construction Company has an immediate opening in the Environmental Department at our headquarter office near Portland, Oregon for a self-motivated Environmental Specialist with a positive, team-oriented outlook.

Our Environmental Department specializes in environmental compliance management as it relates to the utility construction industry.  Our team brings expertise to construction projects in the areas of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan development and implementation, biological and cultural mitigation measure compliance, onsite inspection and monitoring, permitting, mitigation planning, restoration and environmental training. 

This position may include a significant portion of the time spent in the field at job sites. 

Essential Job Duties Will Include The Following:

  • Estimating project environmental costs;
  • Managing the environmental components of a construction project;
  • Managing the environmental budget of a construction project;
  • Writing and obtaining permits;
  • Conducting field monitoring and inspection for environmental compliance (hydrocarbon spills, erosion and sediment control, sensitive resource mitigation);
  • Developing plans to meet mitigation requirements on a given project;
  • Tracking current bids and projects;
  • Availability to travel to projects as needed, typically 1–10 nights per month;
  • Availability to spend extended periods of time at project locations distant from the Canby, OR office;
  • Interaction and effective communication with all levels of Project Management staff, customers and vendors.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree;
  • 2–5 years of work experience in a related/relevant field (storm water, geology, hydrology, etc.);
  • Experience conducting field work and documenting protocol and processes;
  • Capable of performing strenuous fieldwork and walking long distances;
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with functionality of construction job-sites and reading plans;
  • General knowledge of environmental laws, regulations and permitting at the federal, state and local levels;
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with various levels of staff and personality types;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint);
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills including coordinating, tracking, and meeting deadlines;
  • Able to efficiently handle multiple tasks with competing priorities in a fluctuating workload;
  • Strong analytical thinking skills;
  • Must have the ability to work independently while still contributing to the team and a willingness to help where needed for the benefit of the team; and
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.

Salary is commensurate to experience and qualifications.  Excellent benefits package including employer paid medical, dental, vision, 401(k), personal time off and holiday pay.

Wilson Construction Co. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Smoke & drug free environment.  Successful candidates will be required to pass post-offer drug tests.

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