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Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.


As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity’s biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.


Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 97703

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : Yes

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Why Black and Veatch

Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. #LI-MK1

The Opportunity

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • The responsibilities for this position include full-time field assignments on Black & Veatch construction projects as project demand dictates. Field Assignments typically last 6-18 months depending on project needs, but length of assignment(s) may vary. Field assignment may not occur immediately upon employment but based on project scheduling. The first field assignment will be near Vedalia, Georgia and will continue for approximately 24 months. Future assignments may be anywhere in the US.
  • Work with a dynamic team within an established global infrastructure consulting and engineering company.
  • Join Black & Veatch’s Environmental practice to work with a team of professionals focused on ensuring environmental stewardship for our clients.
  • Work as part a team of professionals to support our clients in achieving environmental compliance through every phase in the lifecycle of a project; from proposal to design to construction to closeout.

The Team

As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. In roles like Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Specialists you will be engaged with exciting projects across the globe. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.

Our Environmental team is a multidisciplinary team of ecologists, engineers, scientists, project managers, and attorneys working together to identify optimum environmental solutions for our clients. We have provided environmental consulting services in support of projects for over 40 years including a diverse and growing mix of infrastructure projects such as power generation (conventional and renewable) and transmission, oil and gas facilities and pipelines, water and wastewater treatment facilities, data centers, and food and beverage industries. As a full-service environmental consulting practice, services include impact assessment and planning, regulatory compliance and permitting, wetland and floodplain analysis, waterbody and water quality assessment, air quality permitting and management, environmental remediation, site due diligence, environmental noise assessment, pollution prevention planning, and climate action solutions.

Key Responsibilities

The Lead Environmental Compliance Specialist will be an integral part of a client-focused team to deliver solutions to meet client’s needs by:

  • Implementing and managing the overall environmental compliance efforts to maintain compliance with the plans, permits, regulations, etc. applicable to the project.
  • Providing environmental awareness training to crews.
  • Implementing the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, including conducting all required inspections, providing recommendations/direction on corrective actions, and maintaining required documentation.
  • Communicating environmental requirements effectively to team members so that everyone understands their role as it relates to environmental compliance.
  • Working with the project team to identify construction needs and work to develop solutions to avoid, minimize, and/or mitigate environmental impacts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, environmental engineering, or sciences preferred. Other degrees, specialized training, or experience that uniquely qualifies the individual to perform the job responsibilities may also be considered.
  • 5+ years of experience consulting with proposal, design, and construction teams on infrastructure or industrial projects.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local permitting related to wetlands, wildlife, cultural resources, spill reporting, construction, transportation, and others.
  • Knowledge of stormwater regulations (related to NPDES and state-level programs), stormwater pollution prevention plans, erosion and sediment control plans, and stormwater best management practices.
  • Experience with on-site environmental compliance on construction projects.
  • Ability to explain complex permitting or technical requirements in an easy to comprehend manner.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing stormwater and environmental compliance training programs for engineers and construction field professionals.
  • Experience in Georgia a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

A minimum total of 5 years of related work experience is typically necessary to move into this level. Graduate work may count as related work experience if directly applicable to job function. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


  • Relevant industry certifications related to construction stormwater and environmental compliance.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation). Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.

The responsibilities for this position include full-time field assignments on Black & Veatch construction projects as project demand dictates. Field Assignments typically last 6-18 months depending on project needs, but length of assignment(s) may vary. Field assignment may not occur immediately upon employment but based on project scheduling. The first field assignment will be near Vedalia, GA. Future field assignments can be located anywhere in the US.

Salary Plan

ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.


Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.


To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.


A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company’s long-term achievements – and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


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