Environmental Inspector II

  • Stantec
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States
  • Feb 01, 2018
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

Your Opportunity

As 3,000 Environmental Services staff covering 20 technical specialties, we know what to look for and we know how to get the job done—the right way. A national team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions to often complex environmental issues. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Stantec is currently seeking a mid-level Environmental Inspector to provide technical support on a variety of projects at Stantec. This position will be part of Stantec’s Environmental Services team that provides the full range of expertise needed to address a variety of permitting and approval requirements for various land disturbing projects, including VDOT, power transmission and distribution, and residential/commercial development. Our staff members have established excellent working relationships with regulatory agencies throughout the mid-Atlantic, and our regulatory knowledge and scientific expertise allow us to help our clients develop the most effective approach to securing regulatory approvals and project delivery.

Your Duties

  • Perform VPDES/NPDES and VWP inspections for sensitive projects and high-profile clients.

  • Manage VPDES/VWP projects and support staff to maintain project compliance.

  • Communicate and collaborate with the client representatives, agency personnel, and other Environmental/Regulatory Specialists to ensure consistency in project execution.

  • Provide technical and regulatory support for development projects in both the pre-project permitting stage and post-approval stage.

  • Prepare permit applications, including gathering supporting documentation and coordinating comment response with agencies.

  • Carry out project work within agreed time-frames and on budget.

  • Assist in the creation of technical documents in support of regulatory submissions, including permit applications, SWPPP and compliance summaries.

  • Support and ensure implementation of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work and coordinate with HSE professionals during the execution of all phases of project planning and implementation.

  • Participate in team and independent based work.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Certification as a VA DEQ ESC/SWM Inspector.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related field.

  • Desired 5-7 years’ experience with VPDES/stormwater permitting, SWPPP, pollution prevention, technical reporting, land disturbing activities, wetland and streams issues, and compliance.

  • VDOT’s VSMP, ESCCC, and MS4 Programs including C-107 process.

  • Experience in agency enforcement procedures and violation resolution.

  • Strong technical writing skills, effective communication, attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Familiarity with federal and state regulations and permitting requirements as they pertain to wetlands, natural resources, and cultural resources.

  • Excellent computer skills including MS Word and Excel.

  • Ability to independently create and work within budgets, manage time, and schedule work.

  • Demonstrated team player with the ability to work independently and take initiative.

  • Excellent technical writing, organizational, and communications skills.

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