Environmental Compliance Inspector

  • PBS Engineering & Environmental
  • Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Sep 13, 2018
Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

PBS Engineering and Environmental, Inc., is a regionally distinguished and growing engineering and environmental consulting firm in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Founded in 1982, our 200-plus person firm has a history of successfully serving major clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

As a leader in providing consulting engineering services in the Northwest, we are currently seeking a qualified individual for the following open position in our Seattle, Washington office:


The Environmental Compliance Inspector in our Seattle Natural Resources (NR) practice will be responsible for performing environmental compliance oversight and inspections on a variety of construction projects throughout the Puget Sound Region.  This person will report to PBS’ Natural Resources Principal in Charge and work with other environmental compliance inspectors, environmental compliance managers, contractors, other consultants, regulatory agencies, and owners in their day to day activities.  Range of construction projects include transportation, transit, public works, and residential, commercial, and industrial development. May also assist with other NR projects including wetland delineations, permitting, mitigation design, natural resource planning, fish and wildlife studies, shoreline restoration, NEPA/SEPA documentation, ESA compliance, and related activities.

Job Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Providing environmental compliance inspection and oversight on construction projects in the Puget Sound Region;
  • water quality monitoring;
  • temporary erosion and sediment control inspection;
  • preparing inspection reports; and
  • preparation of permit applications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an environmental related field
  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL), as recognized by the Washington State Department of Ecology, or be a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC)
  • Experience managing environmental compliance on construction projects preferred
  • Experience in Puget Sound/Pacific Northwest Region preferred

PBS has offices across the Northwest. We are committed to fostering a work environment that is conducive to the personal and professional growth of each employee. This is accomplished through a company philosophy that combines teamwork, open communication and diverse projects. Many of our projects involve several consultants and contractors, requiring a collaborative team effort. We pride ourselves on our project management approach and experience.

PBS offers employment opportunities to experienced professionals who are excited by the challenges of meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations. We offer an excellent benefit package including vacation and holiday pay, medical/vision/dental/disability and life insurance, and 401(k).

PBS offers mileage-based reimbursement for the use of personal vehicles. For positions requiring transportation, use of a personal vehicle may be required.

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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