Environmental Compliance Specialist/Environmental Scientist (ID# 49009) Minneapolis, MN
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Experience: 0-5
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
> Be involved in projects with our Environmental Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges. At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future! WSP is currently initiating a search for an Environmental Compliance Specialist/Environmental Scientist for our Minneapolis, Minnesota office. Duties and Responsibilities: - Conduct environmental due diligence assessments of industrial and commercial facilities and vacant properties, including Phase I environmental site assessments and environmental compliance reviews. - Conduct environmental due diligence assessments of roadway corridors. - Synthesize large amounts of information contained in regulatory files, environmental permits, and other environmental documentation. - Assist with regulatory research for environmental compliance support projects. - Assist in preparing for and conducting facility environmental compliance audits, reporting, and conducting post-audit activities. - Evaluate findings, make recommendations, and prepare written and verbal reports. - Collect and document field data and observations in a clear and organized manner utilizing appropriate personal protective equipment and workspace monitoring equipment. - Analyze, evaluate, and interpret field and analytical data obtained during field investigations. - Assist in managing and developing client relationships. Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team. #LI-CH1 >
> Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science, environmental studies, environmental policy, engineering, earth science or a related discipline plus 0 to 5 years of experience. - Valid US driver's license. - Experience conducting Phase I environmental site assessments following ASTM International Standard E 1527-13 and ASTM Rural Standard E 2247-16 (preferred). - Certifications desired: OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training, DOT Training, CPR and First Aid Training, and other related environmental certifications. - Basic knowledge of U.S. environmental laws and regulations, international experience a plus. Experience in air permitting and asbestos management a plus - 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 wear a full-face respirator. - 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. - Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program per client requirement. - Must be able to solve problems independently, using knowledge gained from increasing experience. - Self-sufficient, self-motivated and ability to work under pressure of deadlines. - Interest and proficiency in investigative work, with high attention to detail. - Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills. - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. - Travel up to 50% of the time. Must be willing to make trips on short notice, including to local sites, and travel via air or land. Overnight travel is required. - Proficiency with ArcGIS software (preferred). - Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies About WSP USA WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.www.wsp.com/usa WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career. At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started? WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.