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Stantec Stormwater Technician in Houston, Texas

Stormwater Technician - ( 2100028E )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Gulf Coast environmental services group is seeking a qualified Environmental Technician to perform Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPP) inspections for projects in Texas and across the Gulf Coast. You will perform program research, planning and development, compliance monitoring, inspections, and technical support services in relation to stormwater. You may be required to write reports, develop plans, and implement steps to move projects toward closure in the most cost-effective manner.

Your Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will perform thorough SWPPP field inspections in accordance with the NPDES General Permit and issue reports from the information gathered on job sites. Field inspections entail checking multiple different construction sites daily for issues with erosion control, sediment control, stormwater runoff, and any other environmental pollution generated from construction activities. This position involves extensive travel and field work.

Job duties include:

  • Conduct stormwater pollution prevention inspections of each construction site weekly (multiple construction sites per day).

  • Follow procedural and protocol systems in place to ensure accuracy, efficiency, and quality of reports generated in the field.

  • Communicate with PM's on deficiencies found in the field and turn in work orders for future work.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience in stormwater inspections, erosion control/sediment control, and/or construction is preferred, but not required.

  • Ability to continuously walk construction sites, for long periods, in all weather conditions.

  • Physically able to lift 50 pounds consistently.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including exceptional MS Office skills.

  • Strong note-taking skills and attention to detail.

  • Basic understanding of technical writing skills.

  • Shows initiative in integrating creativity and innovation in all work tasks.

  • Conscientious, organized, and disciplined.

  • Open minded and curious; shows an ability to focus on possibilities, not preconceived solutions.

  • Experienced at working well in a team atmosphere and independently as required.

  • Working understanding of policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training (as required).

  • Must have the willingness to learn new skills while conducting field work in rural wilderness settings and flexibility in undertaking work assignments and work independently for long hours in the field as necessary.

  • Experience/knowledge of hazardous materials as emergency response are desirable.

  • Demonstrates use and understanding of these policies and procedures as appropriate to their work.

  • Some knowledge of use of field equipment (e.g., PID, YSI, Trimble GPS) and mechanical experience is an asset.

  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.

  • SWPPP and OSHA certifications preferred.

  • First aid and CPR certification a plus.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma

  • Minimum of 0-3 years work experience

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

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.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Texas-Fort Worth

Other Locations : United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-Austin

Job : Environmental Technician/Technologist

Organization : BC-2256 Environmental Services-US Gulf

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 100 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 14, 2021, 6:14:25 AM

Req ID: 2100028E

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans