Stantec Environmental Specialist in Denver, Colorado
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Stantec is seeking an exceptionally talented and enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in the environmental remediation field to join our team. This position is located at a client facility that formerly was a petroleum refinery. The individual will assist with the operation and maintenance of a large groundwater remediation system, conduct environmental monitoring, perform environmental testing associated with well hydraulics, LNAPL recovery, and assist the client with overall environmental permit compliance and site maintenance.
This is a full-time position. The job is located in Arkansas City, Kansas.
Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot environmental remediation systems that may include groundwater pumping, vacuum extraction, air sparging, plumbing and electrical components
Position requires strict adherence to Stantec health and safety procedures including client-specific training, attention to detail, good work ethic, a passion for high quality workmanship, and excellent written and verbal communication skills
Conduct NPDES sampling and monitoring, prepare monthly discharge monitoring reports
Inspect RCRA regulated units; comply with hazardous waste permit requirements
Conduct stormwater inspections and assist facility environmental personnel with stormwater management; comply with stormwater pollution prevention (SWP2) plan
Assist facility environmental and operations personnel with spill prevention, control and countermeasures (SPCC) plan including required inspection and assistance with spill response
Support and implement health and safety policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.
Communicate and collaborate with other Environmental and Regulatory Specialists to ensure consistency in project execution
Work well in team atmosphere and work independently as required
Assist client with interactions with regulatory personnel during facility permit compliance inspections
Conduct groundwater, soil, sediment, and surface water sampling; monitor LNAPL and groundwater levels in monitoring wells in accordance with approved sampling plans
Develop and maintain positive client relationships
Capabilities and Credentials
Must demonstrate good mechanical and equipment diagnostic skills with experience working on equipment and machinery (pumps, electrical systems, oil water separators, plumbing etc.) and experience using basic hand and power tools.
Experience/knowledge of hazardous materials and emergency response is desirable
Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning
Excellent note taking and record keeping skills and attention to detail
Good driving record and valid driver’s license required
The work environment includes at least 50 percent of the time outdoors during all seasons including inclement weather
Ability to lift and move items up to 50 lbs. on a repeated basis
Must be able to safely climb a ladder on a repeated basis
Strong computer skills, especially with the Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook. Experience with Microsoft Access, ArcGIS, and Golden Software’s Grapher and Surfer programs is a plus.
Willingness to learn new skills while conducting field work
Education and Experience
Technical degree or higher (Bachelor’s degree preferred) in Environmental Science, or related field
Minimum of 5 years’ experience with demonstrated experience with groundwater monitoring and operation/maintenance of high capacity groundwater and LNAPL extraction and groundwater treatment systems
OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
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Job: Environmental Scientist
Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Denver
Other Locations: United States-Kansas-Wichita
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 1900023A