• Environmental Engineer

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/9/2018 5:12 PM)
    Job ID
    Area of Interest
    EN - Engineering Geology and Geology
    Job Type
    Full Time
    # of Positions
    Education (Minimum)
    Bachelor Degree
    Experience (Years)
  • Job Responsibilities

    As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 180 offices worldwide, our over 8000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.


    The Houston office of Golder Associates Inc. is looking for a qualified candidate to fill an Environmental Engineer/Scientist position with a focus on the oil and gas sector.


    Responsibilities include:


    1. Provide technical support on a variety of environmental compliance, regulatory permitting, site remediation, and emergency spill response projects.
    2. Subsurface investigations including drilling, geologic/geotechnical logging, and environmental media sampling.
    3. Perform environmental investigations, collect environmental data, prepare technical reports and maps, and complete permit applications along with other regulatory documents.
    4. Assist with and prepare SPCC Plans, SWPPPs, Phase I ESAs, and other environmental plans and documents involving air quality, water management, and waste management.
    5. Gain increasing responsibility with project tasks through training provided by Golder and by working with senior staff and management.
    6. Interacting with senior Golder staff to meet task, schedule, and budget requirements is a key to success in this position.
    7. Regulatory review and research will be required, along with determining regulatory applicability to processes and problems.
    8. Data interpretation and evaluation.
    9. Performing engineering calculations, cost estimates, data validation, and report preparation.

    Job Requirements

    Requirements include:


    1. Minimum bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Natural Resources, Geology, or similar scientific/engineering disciplines.
    2. Minimum of 1-5 years in the environmental consulting industry.  
    3. Experience with GIS and AutoCAD is preferred.
    4. Field and/or construction experience is required.
    5. General understanding of the state and federal environmental regulatory structure.
    6. Excellent writing skills and proficiency with Microsoft products.
    7. Experience with wetlands and ecology is a plus, but not required.
    8. Expected to have strong skills in mathematics, data analyses, data interpretation, and technical writing.
    9. Must be capable of effectively representing themselves in a professional setting and must possess good communication skills.
    10. Candidate must be self-motivated with the ability to interact with colleagues while arriving at solutions to complex project problems.
    11. Experience with oil and gas projects, including pipelines, is preferred.
    12. Travel in the US, including travel for extended assignments, is required.
    13. Report writing and field & construction documentation skills are required.
    14. The ability to communicate constructively with contractors, owners, and senior Golder personnel is essential.
    15. Current OSHA 10-hour and 40-hour HAZWOPER certifications preferred.


    Additional Information

    No relocation is offered for this position.


    Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy.   EOE M/F/D/V

    Golder Associates Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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