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Environmental Scientist I - Stormwater Compliance Inspector

Raba Kistner, Inc.
Bexar County, Texas, US
Closing date
Sep 19, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Details

Job Location
San Antonio - San Antonio, TX

Position Type
Full Time

Travel Percentage
Up to 50%


Raba Kistner, Inc. is a premier Engineering Consulting and Program Management firm. Our purpose is to build a better and more sustainable world for our employees, their families, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our Core Values are:

  • Community "We care for our communities"
  • Integrity "We act with integrity"
  • Passion "We infuse passion into everything we do"
  • Quality "We believe quality comes from a culture of innovation and continuous improvement"
  • Growth "We dedicate ourselves to personal and business growth"
Raba Kistner is seeking a detailed-oriented, dependable Environmental Scientist I Stormwater Compliance Inspector to join our Environmentalteam in San Antonio, TX. The Storm Water Compliance Inspector is responsible for the inspection and client support of all storm water locations assigned. Responsibilities include:
  • Apply the following rules and regulations in the field and in/through reports plans and permits: Storm water TXR050000, TXR15000, TXG11000 and Spill Prevention Control and Counter Measures (SPCC) 40 CFR 112.
  • Prepare and maintain reports that are necessary to carry out functions of the storm water projects both regulatory and internal reporting.
  • Participate in department cross training program to develop skills in all environmental service areas.
  • Understand, adhere and participate in the Raba Kistner Health and Safety and Behavior Based Safety Programs and set a good safety example.
  • Be focused on client/customer retention and development/growth.
  • Serve as a backup inspector.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in environmental science/engineering, chemistry, geology, biology or related field and 0 - 3 years of applicable experience. 40 hour OSHA HAZWOPER. Good oral and written communications skills and ability to work in teams at different levels within the organization. Ability to read and interpret various technical documents such as maps, construction plans, specifications, equipment's instruction manuals, standard operating procedures, analytical methods, and or state and federal regulatory guidelines. Detail oriented and willingness to work within a team. Intermediate in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Must be self-motivated with good attendance record and be able to work independently. Able to analyze, problem-solve, and recommend solutions. Limited practical experience executing environmental compliance (air, water, waste), geosciences (remediation, environmental site assessments, environmental due diligence) and natural resources (NEPA, wetland and waters of the US delineations) projects or project tasks, and/or willingness to learn these skills. Limited practical experience operating geographic data collection and other scientific data collection equipment and/or willingness to learn theses skills. Limited practical experience in field sample collection (air, soil, groundwater, surface water) protocols and procedures and/or willingness to learn theses skills. Ability to operate standard field equipment and tools in a manner to support client needs.

Possess a valid driver's license within the applicable jurisdiction and meet firm's auto insurability requirements. Ensure safe usage and maintenance of company vehicle and field equipment. Able to drive company vehicle, manage and complete all assigned jobs, efficiently and on time. Able to maneuver over rough and uneven terrain.

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, stop, and talk. Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Frequently required to use hands and reach. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, far vision, color vision, peripheral vision, focus vision and depth vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Regular use of non-complex machines and equipment and hand tools such as sledgehammers, shovels and picks. Work assignments are frequently performed outside in all weather conditions.

Potential exposure to movement of heavy equipment on construction or roadway sites; potential exposure to hazardous dangerous chemicals and solvents, noise, dust, fumes, grease and oils, radiant and electrical energy, and vibration; all of which would require employee to follow proper safety procedures and utilize appropriate protective equipment. Position may require work on ladders and scaffolding.

This position may require protracted or irregular hours. Flexibility to work irregular hours is necessary due to client needs.


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