Company: Utilities Service, LLC
Posted on: August 1, 2022
We are currently seeking an **Construction Specialist** to work
with Dominion Energy on Transmission Construction Projects. This is
a field position and candidate must have experience with
environmental compliance in relation to land clearing and
construction projects. We are looking for an energetic professional
who enjoys working outdoors and values the freedom of working
independently. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and the
challenges of a rewarding profession, consider a career in
environmental compliance with ECI.
During these uncertain times, you can take pride in knowing you are
an **essential** **employee** . Our team members work independently
in an outdoor environment and follow all CDC recommended guidelines
and company safety protocols relevant to COVID-19.
Some of the most important characteristics of **ECI**
**Construction Specialists** is that you are open-minded and able
to engage in safe, constructive interactions with the public. You
are accountable for advancing a culture of safety and excellence
while providing quality and value to our customers and clients.
**This position is eligible for a $500 sign-on bonus!**
**WHAT WE OFFER:**
+ Industry competitive pay.
+ Company vehicle with fuel card to take to and from home &
+ Medical/Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, effective Day 1 for
full time team members.
+ 401K eligibility.
+ Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave.
+ Weekly pay checks and direct deposit.
+ Participation in Employee Referral Program (must meet eligibility
+ Boot and clothing program (company funded).
+ Ongoing training and assistance with obtaining industry
**WHAT YOU WILL DO:**
+ Ensure compliance with laws and regulations for wetland access,
protected species, wood and debris disposal, site control and soil
+ Manage SWPPP (Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan) for utility
transmission construction sites.
+ Manage and oversee site development crews.
+ Assure that all field operations are in compliance with permits,
including road use permits, natural resource protection act
permits, Corp of Engineers permits, etc.
+ Document pre and post-work field conditions to make sure that
sites are in compliance with permits and environmental regulations
and there are no conditions that require mitigation or
+ Observe that wetlands & sensitive areas' identification are in
place and that the vegetation management crews are aware of them
prior to entering such areas.
+ Secure clearing agreements for rights-of-way where necessary,
mitigate customer complaints related to scheduled or completed
pruning, audit the tree contractor's work for compliance with the
utility's specifications, assist in storm and emergency situations,
and other miscellaneous line clearance projects.
+ Assist in developing recommendations on future R-O-W maintenance
+ Communicate daily with the utility client, contractors,
landowners and the general public. Performing duties in a manner
that will promote and maintain good public relations.
+ Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
**WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE:**
+ Degree in Environmental Science, Construction Management,
Building Science, or a related field **OR** a substantial amount of
background in the Electric Transmission Construction, Pipeline,
+ Flexibility to travel 3 or more nights per week.
+ Desire to work outdoors in various weather conditions and
+ Strong public relation skills/ ability to interface with the
+ Willingness to work alone.
+ Basic computer skills.
+ Valid driver's license.
**WHAT WOULD BE AMAZING TO HAVE:**
+ Prior experience in Site work, wetland delineations and
permitting utility construction a plus.
+ Substantial amount of background in the Electric Transmission
Construction, Pipeline, Utility field.
+ Erosion and Sedimentation Inspector Certification with DEQ.
+ Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) book knowledge.
+ Previous construction crew oversight experience.
+ GIS Experience.
+ Strong knowledge ANSI Z133 safety standards.
+ Having a military background is a plus.
+ Bi-Lingual speaking (English and Spanish) is a plus.
Work alone in an outdoor field environment; vehicle and foot patrol
of utility power lines; remote locations as well as urban, city
environment; physical demands and travel from site to site,
including walking/hiking on various surfaces including flat, dry,
wet, slippery, uneven, rough, steep terrain, hills, and slopes;
exposure to noise, dust, grease, and all types of weather and
temperature conditions; exposure to hazardous traffic conditions.
Reasonable accommodations, if available, may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job
The team member must have sufficient physical ability and mobility
to work in a field environment; to walk up to 10 miles per day,
stand, sit, and operate a motor vehicle for prolonged periods of
time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, run, crawl, climb,
reach, twist, grasp and make repetitive hand, arm and shoulder
movement in the performance of daily duties (e.g., forcefully beat
down brush); carry, push and/or pull light to heavy amounts of
weight, frequently lift up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift up to
60 lbs. (sandbags); to operate assigned equipment and vehicles;
ability to verbally communicate to exchange information with
public; ability to see and hear in normal range with or without
correction; operate assigned field equipment, including handheld
computer, range finder, fyrake, water backpack, shovel, and traffic
Environmental Consultants (ECI) is a leading provider of vegetation
and asset management consulting services to the utility industry.
Successful professionals at ECI have come from a variety of
backgrounds, including forestry, arboriculture, natural resource
management, biology, landscape maintenance, horticulture, nursery
management, environmental sciences, geology, agriculture, parks &
recreation management, urban forestry, geography, and more. For
more information visit our website www.eci-consulting.com
**Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and a criminal
**All candidates must possess a valid driver's license and have a
good driving record.**
**ECI is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
EOE/AA : Minority/Female/ Vets/ Disabled.**
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