Environmental Compliance Consultant (Associate Level)
ERM is hiring an Environmental Compliance Consultant to join our team in St. Louis. The successful candidate will work on a variety of interesting technical projects and programs for clients in the Technology sector. This role will involve supporting ERM's multi-disciplinary environmental permitting and compliance assessments that require working knowledge of state and Federal requirements. This role will engage ERM's international team of experts in sharing and developing best practices across the industry and ongoing learning opportunities. This is an excellent career opportunity to work with a global consulting firm in assisting a diverse set of clients with challenging business needs. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Assess regulatory compliance, perform regulatory applicability evaluations, and implement environmental compliance management systems and processes. * Participate as a field team member on a range of projects; specific areas of focus may include stormwater compliance under the Industrial General Permit and/or Construction General Permit, multi-disciplinary environmental compliance including State-specific plans (e.g., Hazardous Material Business Plans [HMBPs]), air permitting, and others. * Perform fieldwork such as stormwater sampling, inspections, hazardous waste audits, compilation of waste and chemical inventories, on-site environmental compliance support, and other field-based assignments to support compliance-based documents and plans. * Support project teams with other tasks and management aspects as defined by team. * Interact and communicate with clients and ERM employees. * Promote a culture of safety, collaboration and excellence. REQUIREMENTS: * BS in environmental science or engineering or related discipline; * Minimum 2 years of professional experience in environmental permitting and compliance experience; preferably in the following areas: conducting stormwater inspections, analytical and visual monitoring, reporting; writing and updating stormwater plans/SWPPPs, managing and updating State-specific plans (e.g., HMBP). * Valid driver's license in a US State. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: * Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments while maintaining clear communication with clients and colleagues. * Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision. * Ability to read, understand, and apply environmental regulations and agency guidance documents. * Strong analytical and computational skills to solve technical problems and implement effective solutions. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills - including technical writing experience. * Strong self-management skills including time management and organization. * Strong MS Office computer skills, with an advanced understanding of PowerPoint and Excel required. * Ability to thrive in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to clients as needed. * Apply a collaborative approach and enjoy teaming with colleagues around the world. * Positive and enthusiastic attitude, motivated to deliver outstanding client service and grow the business. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * The ability to travel 50+% regionally and to work in a physically demanding position (e.g., kneel, squat). * Be physically able to: * Squat/kneel in order to collect storm water samples. * Walk on grass/unpaved terrain (e.g., less than 50 yards) in order to collect stormwater samples. * Carry up to 10 lbs. of equipment. * Work and travel in rainy conditions.