- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor's degree
- Microsoft Excel
- Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Training
- Communication skills
- Driver's License
- Computer skills
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Referral program
- Pet insurance
Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Are you an individual who takes pride in delivering exceptional work? Our Private Sector Enterprise has an immediate opening for a full-time entry-level scientist or engineer to join our Compliance and Permitting team. We are seeking a motivated, achievement-oriented individual who can help us fulfill our commitment to deliver client success on each and every project we undertake. You will work with and be mentored by nationally recognized, senior technical staff.
The ideal candidate will have strong technical, written, and verbal skills. We are looking for someone that is highly organized and capable of working with a diverse team of scientists and engineers on multiple tasks with competing priorities. The successful candidate will have a positive, can do attitude; will be flexible and self-motivated, creative and well-organized, and quality-oriented with attention to detail. Projects needing support include environmental compliance and permitting for private sector clients. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Assisting with environmental design review, permitting, and compliance reviews.
Conducting Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and report writing.
Conducting regulatory research
Technical writing of permitting documents and project delivery.
Collecting field data, auditing, and documenting field activities.
Communicating environmental requirements directly to the project team and/or client.
Performing data collection and documentation related to field activities such as site investigation (soil and groundwater), and site inspections.
Performing project site visits outside the office, including commercial and industrial facilities.
Assisting with the preparation of technical memoranda and reports related to compliance and permitting.
Working independently and with teams to complete assignments with other team members in a virtual platform.
Ability and willingness to travel to support regional and national client teams.
Interacting and communicating directly with clients on behalf of Brown and Caldwell
Desired Skills and Experience:
BS Degree in Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Chemical, Material Science) or BS Degree in Science (Environmental Science, Geology, Chemistry) or related field (such as Industrial Hygiene) required
Military background preferred but not required
0-6 years of experience
Proficiency in Excel, Word and basic computer skills required
Basic GIS skills a plus
Permitting and compliance experience preferred with knowledge of local, state and federal environmental regulations
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organization and communication skills with extreme attention to detail
Ability to work in a team environment and manage multiple tasks
Candidate should be a self-starter, results orientated and able to work under tight deadlines
Candidate must have current driver's license and good driving record
Candidate must be willing to travel up to 50 % - 75% of the time
40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HazWOPER) certification a plus
Willing to work occasional overtime and/or off-hours as needed
Ability to work for short periods of time in extreme temperatures including heat and cold
Ability to wear required safety equipment at sites including hard hats, steel toed boots (or other approved toe protection), safety glasses, etc.
Ability to stand for several hours observing and documenting
Ability to operate a BC Pickup Truck to commute to jobsites and to access work areas on site
Ability to remain alert and vigilant while working around equipment and be able to walk swiftly for a short distance to clear an area where a potential hazard is identified
COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS: Currently, all employees, contractors, clients, visitors, etc. entering a Brown and Caldwell office must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Additionally, an increasing number of clients are requiring vaccination and some BC positions may also require vaccination based on the need to be in the office or for other business reasons (please refer to desired skills and experience section to determine if applicable for this job). Brown and Caldwell will continue to comply with all applicable state and federal laws and rules related to vaccination of employees, including the pending federal OSHA vaccination mandate rules if/when it becomes applicable. Fully vaccinated is currently defined as two weeks after having a single dose of Johnson & Johnson or two doses of Pfizer or Moderna. If offered employment, employees must complete a vaccination survey and provide proof of vaccination, if applicable. Medical and religious exemption requests will be considered.
Benefits and Other Compensation: We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee health, performance, and success which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, performance-based bonus eligibility, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance and long-term care insurance. Click here to see our full list of benefits.
About Brown and Caldwell
Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and 1,700 professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 70 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. For more information, visit www.brownandcaldwell.com
This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.
Notice to Third Party Agencies: Brown and Caldwell does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request with Brown and Caldwell, Brown and Caldwell reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
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