Environmental / Land Liaison Specialist

EC Source Services

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details 80,000 - 100,000
Deadline Jun 28, 2024
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

Energy Environmental Group (EEG) is a full-service environmental consulting firm specializing in all aspects of environmental permitting, inspection, and compliance monitoring. From a project’s inception to its final release, EEG’s knowledgeable staff utilizes a multifaceted plan of action to meet project milestones, maintain compliance regulations, and ensure a successful path to construction completion.

Energy Environmental Group is a purpose-driven company. Our core values guide our strategy, performance, and culture. We believe in maintaining an environment where team members can make an impact, grow, and thrive. A place where they find meaning and purpose in doing the important work of ensuring communities have the vital energy, light, and communications to prosper. Our culture is inclusive and welcoming. Our teams are empowered with abundant training, tools, and opportunities to follow their curiosity and ambitions. Everyone has an equal chance to advance. Everyone is supported, respected, and challenged to be their best. We’re always looking for talented and dedicated people to join us and love where they work.

Energy Environmental Group is a proud subsidiary of MasTec (NYSE: MTZ), a Fortune 500 Company ranked by Energy News-Record as one of the leading contractors in the country. EEG is part of the MasTec Power Delivery segment. We are certified as a minority-controlled company by the National Minority Suppliers Development Council (NMSDC). Our rich diversity of people and ideas makes us a stronger, more innovative organization.

Energy Environmental Group has an immediate opening for an Environmental/Land Liaison Specialist based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The successful candidate will serve as the primary environmental compliance and land liaison specialist on a high-voltage transmission line construction project in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is an on-site position and will last from approximately June 2024 through December 2024.

Job Description:

  • Demonstrates basic understanding of applicable environmental laws, environmental best management practices, field construction practices, employee environmental training, and working with local, state and federal land management agencies.
  • Works with construction management and government agencies to ensure comprehensive environmental compliance throughout all phases of transmission line construction.
  • Complete pre-construction surveying within the project right-of-way and surrounding areas.
  • Monitors the project area for species of concern and implements appropriate flagging and signage to comply with environmental concerns and mitigation.
  • Inspects, evaluates, and amends project best management practices (BMP’s) as needed in accordance with the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan and contractual requirements.
  • Develops Project plans to ensure environmental and agency compliance.
  • Prepares and oversees biological management plans, obtain project specific permits, and manages all field biological activities including preconstruction, construction, and post construction monitoring and surveys.
  • Conducts project environmental training for all project employees, subcontractors and visitors to project site and develops Site Specification Environmental Plans for project work sites.
  • Participates in daily and weekly pre-construction look-ahead meetings.
  • Prepares and maintain daily and weekly reports as specified in the project documents.
  • Performs site inspections to identify areas of potential risk related to permit requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state and local permit conditions.
  • Strictly adheres to Owner's environmental policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates with Owner’s staff and governing agencies on a regular basis to track Project activities and ensure consistent communications Project wide.
  • Communicate with public agencies, utility companies, railroads, UDOT, businesses, and landowners.
  • Identify yourself as the point-of-contact for future questions and concerns.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong organizational and document management skills.
  • Ability to multitask and maintain effectiveness with multiple priorities.
  • Professional demeanor; remain calm and emotionally controlled under pressure.
  • Detailed oriented and high attention to accuracy.
  • Solid mathematical skills.
  • Ability to perform work duties independently.
  • Must be self-disciplined, motivated, and meet concurrent project deadlines.
  • Able to conduct research, assess potential impacts, and communicate (verbally and written) appropriate solutions/recommendations.
  • Comfortable working in both an office environment and in the field.
  • Strong interpersonal skills - interacting with clients, government agencies, sub-contractors, etc.
  • Strong computer skills and a significant understanding of Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, Google Earth, and others.
  • Competency using GPS, GIS, and mobile devices.
  • Detail-oriented team player and able to contribute to a positive work environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift 40-50 lbs.
  • Must be able to traverse challenging terrain.
  • Capable of working in varying or adverse environmental conditions.
  • Able to withstand long hours in the field.

Education and/or Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Natural Resource, Geology, Biology, Chemistry, or related field of study.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience.
  • A record of prior employment documenting that the applicant is organized, motivated, dependable, and good at solving problems in a professional and timely manner.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred experience:

  • Hazwoper 40HR.
  • CISEC or CESSWI Stormwater Certification.
  • OSHA 30HR.
  • CPESC Certification.
  • Geographic Information System (GIS), ESRI Software, including ArcCollector/Field Maps.
  • Planning and field experience on construction projects.
  • Familiarity with electrical transmission and distribution line construction activities.


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Category General / Stewardship
Tags GIS , Permitting , Environmental Consulting