Staff Compliance Specialist

  • Burns & McDonnell
  • Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Mar 27, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description


The Staff Compliance Specialist will perform various environmental air permitting, analysis, and compliance projects. This position will perform multi-media environmental compliance audits; environmental site assessments; mitigation measure implementation, plan writing and editing for various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients.

  • Review of local, state and federal regulations and working knowledge of air regulatory/compliance provisions for client and project-specific issues

  • Preparation of client deliverables and background/internal documentation

  • Preparation of emissions calculations and background documentation of basis of same

  • Self-management of project and client-related tasks within project budgetary limitations and tracking of budget throughout life of project; review, approval of invoices, as necessary

  • Participation in weekly air compliance team meetings to review/discuss current projects, ongoing client needs/deadlines, and project load

  • Participation in monthly air compliance team conference call with national air team to review/discuss regulatory trends, client marketing

  • Tracking of ongoing regulatory changes with respect to local/state/federal air regulations

  • Incorporation of other BMcD global practice expertise within all air projects to identify and expand current project(s) to CDB opportunity

  • Participation in local and national industry group seminars and/or webinars for continuing education and marketing


  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or related field from an accredited program is required. Applicable experience may be substituted for degree requirements.

  • A minimum of 7 years of environmental compliance experience working with commercial and industrial clients is preferred.

  • Previous consulting experience, including hazardous site assessment experience, such as Phase I, Phase II, and remediation is preferred.

  • Strong Knowledge of environmental regulatory guidelines.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office are required.

  • Knowledge of OSHA and CERCLA understanding in remedial design.

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training is required.

  • Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.


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