Environmental Compliance Specialist

  • AECOM
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Nov 16, 2021
Full time Construction

Job Description

United States of America - California, Sacramento **Job Summary** **AECOM** is seeking an Environmental Compliance Specialist to be based in Sacramento, CA and Orange, CA **At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.** We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. **About AECOM’s Environment Business Line** Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative. AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles. AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks. **About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice** AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services. **Job Summary/Responsibilities** * Successfully execute environmental permitting and compliance projects while meeting cost, schedule, safety, and quality objectives * Assist with projects involving SPCC, stormwater, NPDES, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, EMS, air quality and other environmental regulatory compliance services including regulatory research, compliance planning and auditing, creating spreadsheets, and compiling and writing reports and other documents * Provide recommendations and develop innovative solutions to compliance issues * Conduct environmental due diligence assessments (Phase I and II) * Conduct health and safety assessments * Mentor junior staff and lead project teams for environmental compliance work. * Support business development efforts, including preparation of technical and cost proposals, to grow our environmental compliance work with existing and new clients. * Develop and maintain positive relationships with clients to enhance client retention and growth. * Regular travel is required to client sites as necessary **Minimum Requirements** * BA / BS degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, or relevant environmental discipline. * 4+ years of technical experience directly related to environmental multi-media environmental regulatory compliance (e.g., CWA, RCRA, CAA, etc.) and its application (i.e., developing SPCC/SWPPP plans, preparing NPDES stormwater and wastewater permits, conducting multi-media compliance audits and providing corrective actions, developing environmental compliance SOPs and programs, etc.). * Valid US Driver's License and pre-employment driving record verification is required * Travel is required in and around the state of California and the region (up to 25%/month) * Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required. **Preferred Qualifications** * Knowledge of Cal-OSHA safety standards * Certified as a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP), Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD), Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC), and/or a Certified Erosion, Sediment and Stormwater Inspector (CESSWI) is a plus * Highly effective verbal and written communication skills; extremely proficient in technical writing; highly effective organization and multi-tasking skills. * Ability to prioritize multiple demands, think strategically and successfully lead multiple simultaneous projects. * Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities. Ability to act independently on technical matters pertaining to environmental regulatory compliance. * Understanding of California and Federal environmental regulations and experience with local state, county, and city agencies in California **Additional Information:** * Relocation is not available for this position. * Sponsorship is not available for this position **What We Offer** We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. **Job Category** Engineering - Environmental **Business Line** Environment **Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS) **Country** United States of America **Position Status** Full Time **Requisition/Vacancy No.** 257694BR **Additional Locations** US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd **Virtual:** No Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.