Environmental Compliance & NEPA Administrator

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Utah Transit Authority
Salt Lake City, Utah, US
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY

Plans and coordinates environmental compliance activities and duties associated with UTA's obligations under legal and other requirements or commitments to which the organization subscribes (e.g., RCRA, CERCLA, CAA, CWA, NEPA, local, and state regulations). Prepares, or oversees preparation by contractors, of environmental documents, including categorical exclusions, environmental assessments, and environmental impact statements for capital projects; incorporates principles to protect air, land, and natural resources. Collaborates with environmental consulting firms to manage certificates of compliance, environmental covenants, property acquisitions, required environmental permits and other records of decision (e.g. industrial waste water discharge permits, storm water permits, underground storage tanks, superfund sites, due-diligence documents). Ensures environmental commitments are incorporated into capital project design, construction, and implementation phases. Oversees or develops programs and projects to achieve and maintain compliance with federal, state and local requirements and interprets federal and state environmental regulations. Functions as a company contact to regulatory agencies and works with UTA public involvement staff to coordinate major stakeholder involvement activities regarding capital projects and community impacts.


  • Associates Degree in Business Administration or a related field such as Communications.


  • Five years previous work experience with demonstrated progressive competency in Environmental Management, NEPA, Resource Conservation Recovery Act and Comprehensive Emergency Response and Compensation Liability Act related issues and federal, state and local environmental regulatory compliance issues.
  • Must have current knowledge of federal state and local environmental laws, requirements, regulations and Acts.
  • Demonstrated ability to play a lead role in coordinating environmental projects or environmental documents.
  • Experience working with FTA procedures on environmental documentation of transportation projects and preparing environmental documents in accordance with NEAP procedures.
  • Valid Utah Driver License is required.
  • Must have a good driving record with no more than (4) moving violations in a (3) year period.
  • Cannot have more than (1) violation of driving under the influence of alcohol, any drug, or the combined influence of any alcohol or any drug within the last 10 years.

  • State of Utah Certified Groundwater and Soil Sampler, OSHA 40 Hour Hazardous Materials Training and experience with SW-846 methodologies, EPA 600 Series Methodologies and DEQ UST regulations are preferred.
  • Preferred experience in working with local stakeholders, such as city planners, economic development directors, and developers; construction mitigation oversight.

    - OR -

    An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
    [UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]

PAY RATE: $71,088.16 annual

CLOSE DATE: Open Until Filled