Senior Environmental Specialist

Added: December 30, 2022
  • Country: United States
  • Region: Texas

As a Senior Environmental Planner/Scientist you will lead project teams or act as a project manager in completion of environmental services including environmental field studies, document writing, and/or permitting to acquire environmental clearance for large KLJ client projects. In this role you will be intimately involved and knowledgeable regarding clients, industries and completion of work deliverables.

- Conducts and/or leads teams in completion of field surveys and environmental planning work while acting as a task lead or project manager for large multi- discipline projects
- Assists project managers or serves as project manager; developing project scopes and budgets and ensuring scoped tasks are conducted within designated constraints
- Responsible for contracts, scope of services, schedules and budgets and ensures project delivery meets both KLJ customer and financial commitments
- Provides technical assistance to the go-to market team on business development, proposals, contracts and development of scopes of work, schedules and budgets for large complex business opportunities
- Facilitates meetings with stakeholders and customers and coordinate with federal, state and local agencies to ensure environmental compliance
- Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally
- Ensures compliance with KLJ safety and quality standards
- Utilize effective written and oral communication

What you’re responsible for
- Demonstrates an understanding of environmental tasks involving a high level of complexity
- Instructs, trains and mentors project team members
- Manage multiple project teams Provide direction, review, and support to the group by leading projects; assuring proper practices and techniques
- Serves as a resource to department/company colleagues related to knowledge of customers, markets and workload
- Confer with project team members and clients to lead, prepare, and participate in project proposals and interviews
- Assist with and coordinate client management activities

What you’ll need
- A four-year degree in Environmental studies or closely related field is required
- Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles

- Project management experience is required
- NEPA Compliance with BLM
- Botanical/Wildlife surveys
- SWPPP and SPCC compliance
- GIS training is highly desired
- Oil and gas exploration and development experience

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities. The employee is regularly required to:
- Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
- Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
- Talk or hear and communicate clearly

The employee must:
Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to ten miles per day
Frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

At KLJ, we have a vested interest in the personal, financial, and professional goals of our employees. The salary for this position is expected to range between $85,000 - $118,000 depending on location and experience. Factors that may be used to determine actual salary include education (or applicable experience), training, job location, competencies relevant to the role, and internal equity. We offer a competitive full suite benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, performance bonus, 401k, employee stock ownership program. and a flexible work environment that gives you options to support excelling both professionally and personally. The options available for the current year are described at

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US, without employer-sponsorship. KLJ does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas and does not participate in any OPT training program.

KLJ will not be partnering with third-party recruiters on this position. Please review our third-party recruiting policy at

Position will be posted until filled.

Who we are
Here at KLJ, we are Safe, Inclusive, Learners, Performers and Owners. We care that you get home safely. Every person, every idea, and every voice matters. We encourage personal and professional growth. We celebrate performance. As a 100% employee-owned firm, your decisions and efforts will help shape OUR great company.

Why work at KLJ
KLJ Engineering might be just the company you have been looking for. We are that perfect size – not so big that you become a number, not so small that our resources are limited. Here, you can be you, in all your engineering, surveying, planning and scientist glory. Just as you are. We embrace how much you love engineering, because we love it too. We love it when a road curves just right, when we see a familiar water tower on our drive home, or when we consider the fiber in the ground connects us to our friends and family. If you are looking to join a great firm, with amazing technical talent, we know just the place, here at KLJ.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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