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Environmental Compliance Manager - Kiewit Bridge and Marine


Federal Way, WA, US

Requisition ID: 103188 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Compliance 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are currently looking for an onsite Environmental Compliance Manager who will lead and oversee the environmental management practices of a construction project. This is an exciting position where you will not only ensure compliance with legal and contractual environmental requirements for the project but also contributes to Kiewit’s enduring dedication to corporate social responsibility.

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.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Bridge & Marine District headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, operates with heavy civil, marine, and industrial capabilities across North America. We are a leader in technical and traditional bridges, bridge like structures, marine structures, and dredge work. Kiewit Bridge & Marine is also the foremost constructor of floating bridges across the United States. 


This position will be located on a project site in Federal Way, Washington. 


•     Lead the environmental compliance for the project
•     Identify, assess and reduce environmental risks to the company
•     Update environnemental plans
•     Perform and oversee field inspections and monitoring (water quality, underwater noise etc.)
•     Identify wetland and sensitive environmental areas for protection and fencing in advance of construction activities
•     Maintaining project data tracking requirements
•     Monitor, forecast and communicate environmental costs at the project level
•     Develop and conduct environmental protection and awareness training to staff at all levels
•     Function as a principal technical advisor and coordinator for environmental issues
•     Coordinate with relevant crews on their work locations, material needs, quantities and invoices
•     Interpret and apply environmental specifications and drawings avoiding and minimizing adverse effects to the natural environment and local communities.
•     Prepare project and Kiewit required reports and communication of environmental risks to project management
•     Attend field visits with Client and regulatory agencies
•     Liaise with the client providing them design information, schedule details, quantities etc. ensuring they are aware of any unanticipated discoveries, critical permitting and compliance issues.


•     A minimum of 10 years of experience managing TESC on large civil projects. 5 of those years must be on projects in the Pacific Northwest 
•     Minimum undergraduate degree in an environmental science or engineering field

      Knowledge and understanding of the SMMWW, CSWGP, SWPPP, TESC and Discharge to Surface Water and Sanitary and Combined Sewer Plans, and their intent 
•     Reside locally and available on-call 24 hours per day through Acceptance 
•     Ability to travel and relocate as needed

•     Qualified Environmental Professional designation is preferred

•     Working knowledge of Provincial and Federal environmental legislation

•     Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative

•     Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time

•     Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity

•     Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt

•     Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

•     Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives

•     Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail


We are 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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.