AECOM EHS Permitting/Compliance Specialist in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

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Position Title EHS Permitting/Compliance Specialist

United States of America - Pennsylvania


Job Summary

The Design Services Consulting Group (DCS) of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance professional with a focus on permitting support for the power utility business sector for immediate hire in the Conshohocken (Greater Philadelphia Area), PA office. The position will be a partially seconded position at a Pennsylvania utility located near Allentown, PA in support of the utility’s ongoing resiliency construction program.

The successful candidate will be part of a diverse team of engineers and scientists that are responsible for EHS compliance, reporting, permitting, safety compliance and environmental field sampling/monitoring in the Northeast Region with emphasis in Pennsylvania and with opportunities in Delaware and Southern New Jersey.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage siting and permitting activities related to linear construction projects and individual site construction projects

  • Develop and/or review siting and permitting plans for construction projects

  • Oversee/administer contracts with client contractors performing siting or permitting activities (including review and coordination)

  • Assist with compiling documents for permit submittals

  • Maintain excellent agency relationships

  • Control distribution and recordkeeping associated with permitting for construction projects

  • Provide, or coordinate, testimony on clients’ behalf for defense of siting, right of way, condemnation, permitting and other matters that arise during construction project execution

  • Verify compliance of all project activities with applicable permits, siting filings, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission orders and decisions, easement agreements, and special conditions reports

  • Compile reports of the progress/status of siting and permitting activities for construction projects

  • Manages, organizes and responds to internal and external environmental and safety needs in support of AECOM's projects/clients in transportation, power, construction, industrial, remediation, and field services

  • Manage preparation of environmental plans, permits and reporting in accordance with USEPA and State requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors in geo-physics, safety, environmental science/engineering, biology, chemistry, geology or related field

  • 2+ years of professional experience in environmental, health and safety compliance/permitting related to private sector clients with a focus on support of power utility clients

  • Able to learn and effectively use environmental and safety monitoring equipment

  • Project management support experience is strongly desired

  • An understanding of USEPA and PA environmental regulations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with USEPA Resource Recovery Conservation and Recovery Act, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, US DOT HM-181, PADEP Act 2, PA Residual Waste, Stormwater and Tank Systems

  • Experience in linear construction permitting support a plus

  • EHS compliance experience

  • Utility experience a plus

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186143BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.