Thursday, 08 November 2018 06:30

​Title: Environmental Specialist
Location: Rancho Cordova, CA

Wilson Construction Company has an immediate opening in the Environmental Department at our branch office in Rancho Cordova, California for an experienced, highly motivated Environmental Specialist with a positive, team-oriented outlook.

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

The Environmental Specialist is responsible for estimating environmental costs of construction projects, as well as coordinating and planning with project teams to facilitate construction progress while ensuring implementation of environmental requirements. Our ideal candidate is an experienced manager of environmental compliance on electrical utility construction projects, has demonstrated experience implementing and monitoring environmental compliance mitigation measures, and has a nationally recognized stormwater certification, as well as QSD/QSP certification.

Essential job duties will include the following:
· Estimating project environmental costs;
· Tracking current bids and projects;
· Conducting field monitoring and inspection for environmental compliance (hydrocarbon spills, erosion and sediment control, sensitive resource mitigation);
· 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 Ranch Cordova, CA office;
· Developing plans to meet mitigation requirements on a given project;
· Writing and obtaining permits; and
· Interaction and effective communication with all levels of Project Management staff, customers and vendors.

· Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with proven environmental compliance experience; graduate degree preferred;
· Minimum of 3 years of work experience in a related/relevant field (storm water, geology, hydrology, environmental permitting, etc.);
· Demonstrated experience working in California field environments and/or on construction projects with California environmental compliance requirements;
· Experience conducting field work and documenting protocol and processes;
· Capable of performing strenuous fieldwork and walking long distances;
· Knowledge of and familiarity with operation 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;
· Following up with multiple parties;
· Efficiently handling 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 and random drug tests.

To apply, please submit your cover letter & resume through our website. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

No phone calls please.
No agency referrals please.

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