Technical Environmental Professional

  • Kleinfelder
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Mar 04, 2018
Full time Energy - Solar Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description

Job Description
Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia. Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder’s integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose – together, we deliver. 

The Kleinfelder Houston office has an immediate opening for a Technical Environmental Professional with 8 to 10 years of experience to support Environmental Projects. We are seeking a motivated and organized individual who can assist Project Managers in the stewardship and execution of multiple assessment, remediation and compliance projects.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Prepare proposals, designs, permit applications, reports and calculations on complex projects with minimal supervision and guidance;
  • Perform and develop scopes for field and office tasks (technical and non-technical) and independent analysis;
  • Coordinate assigned staff; and
  • Under minimal supervision from Manager, work within specific guidelines and protocols on highly complex assignments/problems of limited scope.

 Requirements (must be able to):

  • Consult staff professionals conducting field investigation, sampling, inspection, auditing, analysis and technical support with minimal oversight; and
  • Coordinate technical aspects of small to moderate size projects with on-going review and interaction by PMs, senior operations and technical staff.

 Experience: 8 to 10 years of environmental consulting experience Desired Attributes:

  • Working knowledge of applicable TX state laws and regulations;
  • Emphasis on RCRA compliance, corrective action, and TRRP as applied to industrial facilities;
  • Data analysis in support of scientific investigations and engineered solutions;
  • Conduct regulatory compliance inspections, audits and assessments;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Client interaction / communications;
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment;
  • The position requires strong attention to detail in order to ensure compliance with relevant state/federal regulations and client specific requirements;
  • The ideal candidate must have previous experience working on environmental projects and a strong technical background in geology, engineering or compliance.


B.S. degree in geology, environmental engineering or the sciences. OSHA 40HR HAZWOPER training is also a requirement. PG or PE licenses are a plus. 

Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. 

Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)

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