Environmental Scientist

Energy Environmental Group Published: September 25, 2020
Charleston , WV
Job Type
Corporate Sustainability / Certification /

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~ Energy Environmental Group (EEG), an ECS subsidiary company, provides environmental compliance, planning, and permitting services for ECS. Primary environmental services include environmental compliance and inspection; land and right-of-way management; sensitive resource management; Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP); federal, state, and local permitting; siting and routing studies, Geographic Information (GIS), etc. ~


Job Description Summary:

  • Demonstrates basic understanding of applicable environmental laws, environmental best management practices (BMPs), field construction practices, employee environmental training, and working with local, state and federal land management agencies.
  • Works with construction management and government agencies to ensure comprehensive environmental compliance throughout all phases of transmission line construction.
  • Complete pre-construction surveys within the project right-of-way (ROW) and surrounding areas.
  • Inspects, evaluates, and amends project BMPs in accordance with the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and contractual requirements.
  • Participate in daily and weekly pre-construction look-ahead meetings.
  • Prepare and maintain daily and weekly reports as specified in the project documents.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local environmental permits.
  • Strictly adhere to Owner's environmental policies and procedures.
  • Conducts daily inspection of construction activities for compliance with all environmental laws and regulations, including ROW grant/special-use authorization, plan of developments (POD), permits/plans, and landowner agreements during construction.
  • Serves as technical resource to construction personnel to explain environmental regulations and how they are applied to specific situations.
  • Verifies construction work areas, access roads, and features are properly marked and flagged prior to initiation of work.
  • Serves as field point of contact for third-party field monitors.
  • Identifies, documents, and oversees corrective actions to resolve noncompliance issues.
  • Inspects and documents reclamation and re-vegetation activities.
  • Maintain good communication with the Owner's Construction Inspection team, EC Source Lead Environmental Inspector, and work crews.

Please note: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position.


Preferred Skills:

  • Education and/or Work Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental resource field
  • 1-5 Years’ experience

Skills & Abilities:

  • Hazwoper 40HR
  • CISEC or CESSWI Stormwater Certification
  • OSHA 10HR
  • Field data collection and reporting technologies (GPS, mobile devices, GIS, etc.).
  • Ability to work long hours
  • Ability to perform work duties independently
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable, and trustworthy
  • Ability to multitask and maintain effectiveness with multiple priorities
  • Professional demeanor; remain calm and emotionally controlled under pressure
  • Demonstrated written and verbal skills
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Excel and Word proficiency
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Outlook proficiency


  • Competitive salary (exempt)
  • Eligible for full benefits (i.e., medical, dental, vision, 401k)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement

To Apply

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  • Resume (two-page limit)
  • Three references (include a supervisor and a co-worker)

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