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Environmental Compliance Monitor

Company: Transcon Environmental
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Environmental Compliance Monitor
SUMMARYEstablished in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the United States. Our highly successful team of resource professionals provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance services.We are seeking full-time, environmental compliance monitors for projects located in Virginia.
ABOUT THE POSITIONThe job primarily involves environmental compliance monitoring of electrical transmission and distribution line construction projects in central Virginia (Harrisonburg area). The principal duties will be inspecting and monitoring construction activities to ensure resource protection measures are being implemented to protect sensitive resources (i.e., archeological, paleontological, biological, and visual resources; waters; soils; unique geological features; etc.). Examples of daily activities include verifying sensitive archaeological sites are flagged for avoidance and ensuring rare plant populations are properly flagged and avoided. Other duties will consist of tracking and reporting construction activities, documentation of compliance/non-compliance with resource protection measures, filing daily reports, photo documenting site conditions, and coordinating with other relevant parties. Our local office is in Roanoke, VA; however, the work will be within the George Washington National Forest in Virginia and West Virginia west of Harrisonburg, VA. Ideal candidates for this work will possess a degree in an environmental resources field and have experience performing construction monitoring. We anticipate that employment will begin in December 2021, be steady through fall of 2022 and continue sporadically until the end of fall, 2023.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree in an environmental resource field
  • The ability to work long hours
  • Competence using global positioning system units, maps, and iPads
  • The ability to operate four-wheel drive vehicles on rough terrain and in winter conditions
  • The ability to perform work duties independently
  • Strong communication skills
  • A record of prior employment documenting that the applicant is organized, motivated, dependable, and good at solving problems in a professional and timely manner.
    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
    • Experience with one or more of the following:
      • Biological resources
      • Implementing and/or monitoring erosion and sediment controls
      • Cultural resources
      • Soils
      • Restoration and reclamation
      • Drone license or the ability to obtain
      • Field experience on construction projects
      • Familiarity with electrical transmission and distribution line construction activities
      • Performing environmental inspections for construction monitoring
      • Prior experience working in Virginia
        Compensation will be based on the qualifications of the applicant.
        SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least five years prior to the start of work. Offers of employment will be contingent upon passing a background check and drug and alcohol testing.
        Transcon Environmental, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Transcon Environmental, Harrisonburg , Environmental Compliance Monitor, Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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