Environmental Specialist

  • Barr Engineering
  • Duluth, GA, USA
  • Jun 18, 2018
Full time Energy Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description


Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an environmental specialist to join its Duluth office and undertake challenging and fast-paced work on environmental permitting and compliance projects. The person selected for this position may also work on a variety of projects related to the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites.

Work tasks may include conducting environmental reviews and permitting; communicating with regulatory agencies and client contacts; developing and reviewing environmental permit applications; coordinating field inspections and supporting field staff; and reviewing field reports to verify environmental compliance. Project work may also include environmental site assessments; preparing technical work plans and cost estimates; investigating contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, and vapor intrusion; interpreting data; preparing technical reports; and completing site remediation activities. The selected candidate will work with other Barr staff members, as well as with regulatory staff, clients and subcontractors.

NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA mandated medical surveillance program will be required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical, natural or environmental science
  • 2 to 5 years of professional experience with federal/state environmental regulatory programs, or related experience
  • Superior task management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, and follow-up
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with state and federal environmental regulations, permitting processes (including EAW and EIS), and/or field compliance for utility corridor projects
  • Experience with soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction stormwater plans, and site restoration plans
  • Experience with environmental inspection for pipeline construction project including documentation of permit compliance, storm water inspections, restoration inspections, permit closeout and compliance reporting

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.  Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277. Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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