Environmental Compliance Specialist/Environmental Scientist in Herndon

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Herndon, Virginia View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Environmental Compliance Specialist/Environmental Scientist in Herndon Virginia. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Herndon.


Position : Environmental Compliance Specialist/Environmental Scientist

Work location : Herndon, Virginia

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for an Environmental Compliance Specialist/Environmental Scientist for our Herndon, Virginia office.  Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
Your Impact

Conduct field assignments, such as performing environmental compliance audits and Phase I environmental site assessments.
Participate in due diligence projects in support of client mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.  
Provide environmental compliance program support for industrial clients including developing procedures, permits, and environmental plans (e.g., SWPPP and SPCC); preparing and submitting periodic regulatory reports (e.g., Tier II and Form R reports); and preparing and delivering environmental training programs.
Provide environmental compliance support to internal WSP site investigation and remediation projects, including waste profiling, preparing permit applications, and preparing and submitting periodic regulatory reports (e.g., discharge monitoring reports).
Prepare written and verbal technical reports, including documentation of audits and Phase I environmental site assessments, regulatory research, evaluation of findings, data management and interpretation, and development of graphical and tabular presentation of data.
Manage tasks and projects according to client-approved scopes of work and deliver high quality reports on time and within budget.
Collect and document field data and observations in a clear and organized manner.
Assist in managing and developing client relationships.
Assist with proposal development and scoping of small- to medium-sized projects.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy, Engineering, Earth Science, or a related discipline.
3 to 5 years of experience and working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations.
Experience with evaluating/maintaining environmental regulatory compliance in industrial settings.
Valid US driver’s license.
Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials.  Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required, and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites.
Must be able to pass a HAZWOPER physical and be medically able to wear a tight-fitting respirator.
Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain and be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. 
Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time.  Trips may be scheduled on short notice, including to local sites, and travel via air or land.  Overnight travel is required.
Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
This role is subject to a client-mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of this policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience conducting environmental compliance audits.
Experience conducting Phase I environmental site assessments following ASTM International Standard E 1527-13/21.
Experience conducting environmental due diligence assessments of roadway corridors.
Certified Professional Environmental Auditor, Environmental Professional, Certified Hazardous Material Manager, and/or ISO 14001 environmental management system (EMS) auditor. #LI-AW2

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 50%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
All locations: US-VA-Herndon

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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