10 hours

Environmental Inspector I

Conshohocken, PA
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Environmental Inspector I

JobID: 23339-1221170

Location: Conshohocken, PA, 19428, USA

Description: **Business Line** Environment

**Position Title** Environmental Inspector I

United States of America - Pennsylvania


**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Environmental Inspector I for employment in the Conshohocken, PA office. The incumbent will also work in the New Jersey, and possibly throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast area, in support of natural gas pipeline construction projects.


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

+ Ensure a safe working environment is present for themselves and others

+ Participate in daily JSA tailgate training setup by the spread chief inspector;

+ Understanding, maintaining, and enforcing every condition, procedure and mitigation measure listed in the Implementation Plan, environmental permits and Environmental Compliance Manual;

+ Inspection and monitoring of daily construction activities within their assigned spread for compliance with environmental requirements, permit conditions, included in Environmental Compliance Manual;

+ Identifying, documenting, and overseeing corrective actions, as necessary to bring an activity back into compliance;

+ Install and maintain environmental signage according to project plans;Verifying that the limits of authorized construction work areas and locations of access roads are visibly marked before clearing, and maintained throughout construction;

+ Verifying the location of signs and highly visible flagging marking the boundaries of sensitive resource areas, waterbodies and wetlands, or areas with special requirements along the construction work area;

+ Identifying erosion/sediment control and soil stabilization needs in all areas;

+ Approving locations of dewatering structures and slope breakers to avoid directing water into sensitive areas such as known cultural resource sites, wetlands, waterbodies, and sensitive species habitats;

+ Collection and transfer of water samples required per regulations and permit conditions;

+ Verifying that trench dewatering activities do not result in the deposition of sand, silt, and/or sediment near the point of discharge in a wetland or waterbody. If such deposition is occurring, the EI would stop the dewatering activity and take corrective action to prevent a reoccurrence;

+ Ensuring that subsoil and topsoil are tested in agricultural and residential areas to measure compaction and determine the need for corrective action;

+ Advising the environmental compliance manager and/or Chief Construction Inspector when conditions (such as wet weather) make it advisable to restrict construction activities to avoid excessive rutting, topsoil/subsoil mixing, or excessive compaction;

+ Monitoring and document restoration of contours and topsoil;

+ Approving imported soils and verifying that the soil is certified free of noxious weeds and soil pests, unless otherwise specified by the landowner;

+ Ensuring that erosion controls are properly installed, as necessary, to prevent sediment low into wetlands, waterbodies, sensitive areas, and onto roads;

+ Responsible for issuing stop work directly to contractor, if necessary to stop a non-compliance;

+ Inspecting and monitor the maintenance of temporary erosion control measures per approved plans;

+ Inspecting and monitor that equipment is parked at least 100 feet from the edges of the waterbody;

+ That the storage of hazardous materials are more than 100 feet from the edges of the wetland and

+ waterbodies;

+ That trench dewatering is pumped through an appropriately sized filter device located in a well

+ vegetated area at least 15 feet from the edge of the waterbody;

+ That the placement of excavated material from the trenchline is at least 10 feet from the top of the

+ waterbody bank;

+ Keeping records of compliance with conditions of all environmental permits and approvals during

+ active construction and restoration;

+ Prepare information for reporting as required within project specific permit requirements and provide to LEI;

+ Identifying areas that should be given special attention to ensure stabilization and restoration after

+ the construction phase; and

+ Available to address handling and disposal issues that may arise regarding hazardous materials, such as fuel spills, asbestos and PCB contaminated material.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ High School Diploma or equivalent

+ Computer software and application use ability for information tracking and reporting

+ Ability to travel consistently with overnight stays at project locations. Position requires 100% travel within project geography.

+ Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/clients are security sensitive.

+ Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

+ Must be able to successfully complete initial and periodic screening requirements which may include drug, breathalyzer, urine and hair test.

+ Must participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire.

+ Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record.

+ Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moist, dry, and dust; position requires frequent keyboard/mouse operations; Often standing/walking; Occasionally operating vehicles, working in an environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment, and lifting of less than 25 pounds; Rarely performing repetitive bending & stooping, working at heights, climbing stairs, using portable ladders, wearing fall protection, working in confined spaces, performing repetitive fine hand movements, and lifting of 25-50 pounds; Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment.

+ Must be able to work with several personality types on complex construction projects and have interpersonal skills necessary to manage staff, multi task, and inform contractors of non-compliance requiring action and resolution.

+ Due to the nature of this work, U.S. Citizenship is required

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Minimum of 6 months Pipeline construction or similar utility experience.

+ Pipeline or similar utility inspection and construction experience

+ Environmental compliance experience

+ Must have knowledge and experience implementing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Plans and Procedures as well state specific best management practices for protection of regulated resources.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety for Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

**Job Category** Construction Management

**Country** United States of America

**Position Status** Part-time Variable

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 175642BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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