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Environmental Specialist - Remediation

KLJ Engineering LLC
Midland, Texas, US
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Informatics / GIS
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description
As an Environmental Specialist II- Remediation, you will provide environmental consulting services that consist of environmental assessment, investigation, and remediation field activities, laboratory analytical data review, and report preparation to assist in evaluating and mitigating environmental risk for KLJ client projects. Specific tasks may include the observation, monitoring, assessment, documentation, sample collection and classification of contaminated media, providing oversight and documentation of waste disposal activities, conducting Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, and supporting large scale construction monitoring projects.
  • Complete moderately complex tasks and lead environmental field activities
  • Interact with clients or contractors and provide information as requested by the project manager.
  • Contribute to meetings with stakeholders or clients and coordinate with federal, state, and local agencies as directed by project managers
  • Ensure compliance with KLJ safety and quality standards
  • Utilize effective written and oral communication
  • Must be detail oriented and a team player

What You're Responsible For
  • Understanding federal, state, and local environmental regulatory policies
  • Independently conducting fieldwork, onsite documentation, and draft reports
  • Accurately completing and documenting environmental activities and incorporating pertinent information into reports or permits
  • Understanding and following scope of services, project schedules and budgets
  • Conducting and leading the completion of field assessments, investigations, and remediation activities.
  • Collecting, evaluating, and interpreting environmental data

What You'll Need
  • Four-year degree in geology or an environmental-related field. Previous experience may be considered in lieu of a four-year degree
  • Previous environmental field work experience preferred
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills. This position will require someone with the ability to direct construction crews on location
  • Spanish speaking is a positive, but not a requirement for the position
  • Willingness to travel on occasions and work flexible hours as needed

  • Previous experience using GPS units and GIS software
  • Familiar with field data and sample collection methods
  • Previous experience in soil sampling and assessments, as well as surface and groundwater sampling.
  • Knowledge and experience with Texas Railroad Commission (TRRC), Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), New Mexico Oil Conservation Division (NMOCD), and New Mexico Environmental Department (NMED) regulations.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described represent 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. The employee is regularly required to:
  • Work outdoors during all seasons
  • Ability to utilize a hand auger when required
  • Frequently lift and carry field equipment up to 25 pounds
  • Be able to walk on uneven terrain
  • Talk or hear and communicate clearly

What else you'll need to know

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive or restrictive and other duties may be assigned. It is a description of the job as presently defined and is subject at any time to revision. This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, as needed.

At KLJ, we have a vested interest in the personal, financial, and professional goals of our employees. We offer a competitive full suite benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, performance bonus, 401k, employee stock ownership program. and a flexible work environment that gives you options to support excelling both professionally and personally. The options available for the current year are described at

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US, without employer-sponsorship. KLJ does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas and does not participate in any OPT training program.

KLJ will not be partnering with third-party recruiters on this position. Please review our third-party recruiting policy at

Position will be posted until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Who we are

Here at KLJ, we are Safe, Inclusive, Learners, Performers and Owners. We care you get home safely. Every person, every idea, and every voice matters. We encourage personal and professional growth. We celebrate performance. As a100% employee-owned firm, your decisions and efforts will help shape OUR great company.

Why work at KLJ

KLJ Engineering might be just the company you have been looking for. We are the perfect size - not so big that you become a number, not so small that our resources are limited. Here, you can be you, in all your engineering, surveying, planning and scientist glory. Just as you are. We embrace how much you love engineering because we love it too. We love it when a road curves just right, when we see a familiar water tower on our drive home, or when we consider the fiber in the ground connects us to our friends and family. If you are looking to join a great firm, with amazing technical talent, we know just the place, here at KLJ.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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