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Stantec EHS Compliance Specialist in DES MOINES, Iowa

EHS Compliance Specialist - ( 21000081 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Through our environmental, health and safety (EHS) consulting practice, Stantec provides value to our clients by identifying and managing EHS risks and opportunities to achieve compliance and improve business performance. We take pride in developing and executing sustainable solutions that balance economic, environmental, and societal needs while reducing impacts on the environment and community. Risk management and improved business performance is measured through business continuity; avoidance of penalties and fines; cost savings through waste minimization, energy management, and water efficiency; cash flow management; and the enhancement of brand and reputation through corporate social responsibility.

Stantec is seeking an EHS Compliance Specialist (scientist/environmental engineer/safety professional) to support our team of professionals delivering EHS and sustainability solutions to commercial, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, power, and other industrial clients. The position will support the completion EHS projects through each stage of our client’s facility life cycle - including business and property acquisition due diligence, industrial facility operational compliance, and facility decommissioning and divestiture.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Develop business relationships with clients in the North Central Region to generate opportunities for Stantec.

  • Lead the response to requests for proposals generated through the candidate’s business relationships and as identified by Stantec Account and Client Managers.

  • With support from a Stantec Project Manager, oversee the delivery of EHS projects to our clients. Projects may include:

    • EHS due diligence and Phase I ESAs in support of business and property acquisitions.
    • EHS regulatory compliance assessments and audits at client facilities.
    • On-site EHS support at client facilities including completion of routine inspections, development of EHS programs, and correction of audit deficiencies in accordance with OSHA and federal or state environmental regulations.
    • Technical consulting for clients on regulatory compliance matters including permit management, routine regulatory reporting (i.e. air, hazardous waste, EPCRA, etc.), industrial hygiene, and industrial safety.
    • EHS support during facility decommissioning, decontamination, and divestiture.

A qualified candidate will have direct relevant experience supporting EHS due diligence and compliance assurance, EHS procedures development and training, air quality, wastewater compliance, chemical management, bulk liquid storage, and waste handling, industrial hygiene, and industrial safety. Experience with sustainability, including energy efficiency in industrial processes, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, delivering water reuse and recycling solutions, and supporting sustainable supply chain capacity building is helpful, as well as exposure to facility closure, site investigation and land remediation services.

Travel may be required for the purpose of conducting EHS assessments, on-site EHS support, or for off-site meetings with clients and/or regulatory agencies.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Practical ability to analyze technical data, perform research, demonstrate technical knowledge, and problem solve.

  • Strong organizational and communications skills (able to communicate solutions in writing, verbally and graphically).

  • Field experience is mandatory, with preference for industrial EHS compliance experience.

  • Participation in EHS audits to local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Must pass drug test, background check, physical, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving policy.

Education and Experience

  • A BS in Engineering, Environmental Science, or related field.

  • Minimum of 4 years related experience.

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training required.

  • OSHA 30-hour general industry and/or 10-hour construction safety training recommended.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Iowa-Des Moines

Other Locations : United States-Kansas-Overland Park, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-Wisconsin-Cottage Grove, United States-Wisconsin-Mequon, United States-Iowa-Independence, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Wisconsin-De Pere

Work Locations :

Minneapolis MN

Job : Environmental Scientist

Organization : BC-1937 Environmental Services-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 22, 2021, 1:27:20 PM

Req ID: 21000081

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans