Entry Level Environmental Engineer- Kiewit Power Constructors

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Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: KS, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 78918

Position Overview
Are you interested in being able to travel the country while you build complex projects that better our economy and future?  How about having an opportunity to become an employee owner of a Fortune 500 company where your opinion is valued?  If this is something that interests you, Kiewit Energy Group is looking for individuals who can make a profound impact on our company culture every day.
Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

Primary Responsibilities
• Monitor, forecast and communicate environmental costs at the project level.
• Identify and obtain applicable permits and manage as required in the Environmental Management System (EMS).
• Develop a comprehensive tracking matrix to capture all requirements.
• Review and interpret environmental specifications and drawings.
• Understand state and local regulations and review requirements.
• Prepare site specific plans and submit required reports.
• Provide input to work plans and participate in meetings.
• Communicate with field crews to ensure understanding of project environmental requirements.
• Identify project materials and vendors needed to support the environmental requirements at the project.
• Conduct applicable environmental training and field inspections and identify environmental risks.
• Organize data management and processes for projects and encourage production operations through development of new or existing programs.
• Communicate with internal and external agencies or customers in regards to environmental procedures.
• Coordinate, manage and implement project-wide environmental compliance programs and strategies at the project.
• Maintain records of all requirements and monitor compliance tools.
• Identify applicable environmental requirements at federal, state and local levels for the project which may include: hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, spill plans, etc.

Qualifications
• Interest in EHS function in a construction project setting or applicable, preferred
• Strong technical knowledge of environmental regulations
• Familiar with ASTM E 1527-05, Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments:  Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process; F.E.R.C
• Experience setting up training programs
• Familiarity with using computer and standard software
• Effective communicator
• A bachelor's degree in environmental health, environmental engineering, environmental studies, or another related field is generally required for this job. Previous experience as an environmental coordinator may be required. Environmental coordinators must be organized and pay close attention to detail, as well as work effectively in a team setting and on their own with minimal supervision
 

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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