Kraemer North America Environmental Project Engineer in Castle Rock, Colorado

The Environmental Project Engineer is responsible for assisting in the interpretation of environmental plans and specifications on assigned jobsites. He/she is responsible for preparing required documentation/changes to Stormwater Management Plans and other needed environmental plans. On assigned projects, the Environmental Project Engineer acts as liaison with the owner and appropriate environmental agencies to ensure that project activities comply with state, federal and job specific environmental requirements. The individual will work with Superintendents, Foreman and Subcontractors to ensure proper operation of control measures, and overall project environmental compliance. The position is also responsible for assisting the Project Superintendent(s) and Project Manager(s) with environmental planning and/or concerns on their jobsites. Conduct site inspections as required. Perform additional environmental duties as assigned by Regional Environmental Manager. Communicate amongst various parties (internal, owner, subcontractors, and stakeholders) to ensure environment compliance objectives are achieved.

Essential Job Functions

  • Demonstrate safety leadership.

  • Assist in development of environmental compliance plan(s) for assigned projects.

  • Develop operational, financial and resource conscience work activity plans in advance of all environmental field operations

  • Support subcontractors with compliance assistance, education, resources and supervision to maintain project environmental compliance.

  • Assist Superintendent(s) and Foremen with scheduling, resource management, maintenance, coordination, and implementation of new and removal of old erosion and sediment control measures.

  • Stormwater Management

  • Oversee and facilitate the Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) for assigned projects.

  • Develop a SWMP Notebook per the permitting authorities’ specifications.

  • Implement Erosion and Sediment Control Plan for assigned projects based on Project Superintendent’s and Project Manager’s schedule for the project.

  • Conduct all required inspections as required by permitting authorities.

  • Maintain and update the SWMP Notebook and all of its components as required in the project permits.

  • Assist in developing a site specific spill prevention control and countermeasures plan.

  • Assist the Project Superintendent and Project Manager with pre-construction environmental compliance meetings internally and with subcontractor.

  • Perform pre-construction vegetative cover surveys to determine re-vegetation requirements.

  • Meet with all environmental compliance inspectors for assigned projects to assist them with their compliance audits/inspections.

  • Assist in the submission of required formal inspection responses.

  • Assist in the development of site specific Fugitive Dust Control Plan and the application for state, county, and city permits when required for assigned projects.

  • Dewatering, subterranean dewatering and Well permits

  • Collect grab samples and submit for independent testing.

  • Maintain log of samples and test results.

  • Submit monthly disclosure reports for verification of compliance when required.

  • Maintain site map of dewatering outfall locations.

  • Meet with inspectors to ensure satisfaction with project’s compliance with the dewatering plan.

  • Supply environmental technical support to other projects as directed by the Regional Manager.

  • Assist as needed with 404 permit compliance, asbestos permitting/liaison, SB40 Fish & Wildlife permit compliance, and other environmental issues as they arise.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Earth Sciences, Ecology, or Hydrology, or significantly relevant field experience

  • A minimum of two years of construction experience

  • CDOT Transportation Erosion Control Supervisor and CDOT Erosion Control inspectors certification

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills, as well as, good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong organizational skills; the ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Strong computer skills

  • Environmental/Health Exposures Exposure to hot/cold temperatures, respirable dust, and traffic. To perform job, employee is required to carry and lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; and have the ability to travel to various job-sites within the regions of the company. Employee is required to use a computer and have the ability to read and communicate. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; climb; and stoop or kneel while performing each essential duty.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.