Environmental Coordinator

Kiewit Published: November 26, 2019
Providence, RI
Job Type
Corporate Sustainability / Certification / Engineering / Scientific /
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~ Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia. ~ 

Position Overview 

Kiewit is seeking candidates for the position of Environmental Coordinator (Requisition ID: 81160). This role works from Providence, Rhode Island.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, manage and implement project-wide environmental compliance programs and strategies at the project with an understanding of state and local regulations.
  • Identify and obtain applicable permits and manage as required in the
  • Environmental Management System (EMS).
  • Prepare site specific plans and submit required reports.
  • Communicate with field crews to ensure understanding of project environmental requirements.
  • Conduct applicable environmental training and field inspections and identify environmental risks.
  • Review and interpret environmental specifications and drawings.
  • Monitor, forecast and communicate environmental costs at the project level.
  • Manage tracking matrix to capture all requirements. Provide input to work plans and participate in meetings.
  • Identify applicable environmental requirements at federal, state and local levels for the project which may include: hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, spill plans, etc. Identify project materials and vendors needed to support the environmental requirements at the project.
  • Communicate with internal and external agencies or customers in regards to environmental procedures.  


  • Bachelor's degree in environmental health, environmental engineering, environmental studies, or another related field and three years’ experience as an environmental coordinator.
  • Interest or previous experience in EHS function in a construction project setting preferred.
  • Strong technical knowledge of environmental regulations.
  • Familiar with ASTM E 1527-05, as well as one or more of the following: FERC, SWPPP, SPCC, CWA, CAA, RCRA, CZMA.
  • Experience setting up training programs.
  • Strong computer skills.

How We’re Different

  • Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record.
  • Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment.
  • 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay.
  • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year.
  • We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs.

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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