Layne Christensen Indio, CA, USA
Oct 15, 2019Full time
Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do... Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long-standing commitment to building some of America’s largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery. At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award-winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you’ll see that we are building more than infrastructure—together, we are building your future. General Summary This position is responsible for coordinating an environmental program using established guidelines, including all aspects of the permitting and compliance processes, provides engineering solutions to meet environmental needs, and leadership on environmental matters in a manner consistent with company policies and procedures. Essential Job Accountabilities 1. Obtain all environmental permits necessary for the operation of quarries, sand and gravel, asphalt and other related operations to ensure compliance. 2. Provide Engineering solutions to meet to meet location environmental needs. 3. Coordinate with business unit personnel at multiple facilities including developing training programs to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations 4. Maintain an environmental compliance database which coordinates compliance reports to agencies or parties, coordinates monitoring to meet permit conditions, and brings all worksite facilities into compliance with environmental laws. 5. Maintain an Environmental Management System (EMS) which coordinates legal requirements and compliance tasks, establishes environmental objectives and targets, determines roles and responsibilities for environmental activities, and maintains a document and record system. 6. Identify and monitor environmentally significant issues and advise management on the appropriate action to help develop and maintain Granite’s reputation as an environmental leader. 7. Assist with solving technical problems and develop solutions to meet environmental requirements. Education Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, or other related engineering field required Work Experience 0-2 years related work experience preferred Knowledge, skills, and abilities Must have demonstrated decision making skills. General understanding of federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures. Experienced with scheduling, working with subcontractors, budgeting and cost control. Ability to establish relationships with agencies and represent Granite in a public forum. Strong public speaking and ability to communicate with management. Ability to work with all levels of construction project crafts and management personnel to successfully coordinate and complete work requirements. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand (for up to 8 hours), walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Additional Requirements/Skills Ability to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis. A team player. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !