Stantec Environmental Inspector I in Richmond, Virginia

Your Opportunity

As 3,000 Environmental Services staff covering 20 technical specialties, we know what to look for and we know how to get the job done—the right way. A national team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions to often complex environmental issues. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Stantec is currently seeking an entry level Environmental Inspector to provide technical support on a variety of projects for Stantec. This position will be part of Stantec’s Environmental Services team that provides the full range of expertise needed to address a variety of permitting and approval requirements for land development projects. Our staff members have established excellent working relationships with regulatory agencies throughout the mid-Atlantic, and our regulatory knowledge and scientific expertise allow us to help our clients develop the most effective approach to securing regulatory approvals and project delivery.

Your Duties

  • Perform VPDES/NPDES and VWP inspections.

  • Communicate and collaborate with other Environmental and Regulatory Specialists to ensure consistency in project execution.

  • Assist in the creation of technical documents in support of regulatory submissions, including permit applications, SWPPP and compliance summaries.

  • Provide technical and regulatory support for development projects in both the pre-project permitting stage and post-approval stage.

  • Perform and summarize database searches related to Threatened and Endangered Species, Natural Heritage and Section 106 Cultural Resources.

  • Carry out project work within agreed time-frames and on budget.

  • Support and ensure implementation of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work and coordinate with HSE professionals during the execution of all phases of project planning and implementation.

  • Participate in team and independent based work.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related field.

  • Ability to obtain VA DEQ ESC/SWM Inspector certification within one year of hire.

  • Experience with land disturbing activities requiring ESC/SWM, SWPPP compliance.

  • Strong technical writing skills, effective communication, attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Experience with Section 404/401 permitting, VPDES/stormwater permitting, wetland and streams issues, technical reports, and compliance.

  • Familiarity with federal and state regulations and permitting requirements as they pertain to wetlands, natural resources, cultural resources and land disturbance.

  • Excellent computer skills including MS Word and Excel.

  • Ability to independently manage time and work within established budgets.

  • Demonstrated team player with the ability to work independently and take initiative

  • Excellent technical writing, organizational, and communications skills.

  • Strong technical writing skills, effective communication, attention to detail and organizational skills.

Job ID 34455

# of Openings Remaining 1

Experience (Years) 1

Discipline Environmental Services