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Environmental Engineer

General Summary

Under minimal supervision and using independent discretion, this position is responsible for coordinating and administering an environmental program, including all aspects of the permitting and compliance processes, provides engineering solutions to meet environmental needs, and leadership on environmental matters in a manner consistent with company policies and procedures.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Obtain all environmental permits necessary for the operation of quarries, sand and gravel, asphalt and other related operations to ensure compliance.
  • Coordinate with business unit personnel at multiple facilities including developing training programs to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations
  • Maintain an environmental compliance database which coordinates compliance reports to agencies or parties, coordinates monitoring to meet permit conditions, and brings all worksite facilities into compliance with environmental laws.
  • Maintain an Environmental Management System (EMS) which coordinates legal requirements and compliance tasks, establishes environmental objectives and targets, determines roles and responsibilities for environmental activities, and maintains a document and record system.
  • Identify and monitor environmentally significant issues and advise management on the appropriate action to help develop and maintain Granite’s reputation as an environmental leader.
  • Works closely with the location manager and senior staff to develop and implement a comprehensive and practical environmental strategy.
  • Solves technical problems and develop solutions to meet environmental requirements.
  • Builds and maintains excellent working relationships to enhance Granite’s reputation through highly professional interaction with the general public and public officials, including those with perspectives that are contrary to Granite’s objectives.
Position: Environmental Engineer
Organization: Granite Construction
Location: Anaheim or Carlsbad,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 4/6/2022
Date Posted: 4/6/2022


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, or other related engineering field required.


Work Experience

  • 2-7 years related work experience preferred.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Must have demonstrated decision making skills.
  • General understanding of federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures.
  • Experienced with scheduling, working with subcontractors, budgeting and cost control.
  • Ability to establish relationships with agencies and represent Granite in a public forum.
  • Strong public speaking and ability to communicate with management.
  • Strong technical writing skills necessary for preparation of inspection reports, memos and other documents requiring descriptions and summaries.
  • Ability to work with all levels of construction project crafts and management personnel to successfully coordinate and complete work requirements.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand (for up to 8 hours), walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Additional Requirements/Skills

  • Ability to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis.
  • A team player.


Status: This listing expires on: 7/6/2022
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Granite Construction

Anaheim or Carlsbad,  CA 
United States
Erika Shepard