Website WTS Energy
July 31, 2023
Environmental Manager in Highway Construction Site
Reporting to: QHSE (Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment) Manager
Conduct site assessments to identify potential environmental risks and impacts and create strategies for mitigation.
Collaborate with project teams to ensure environmental considerations are integrated into all phases of construction.
Advise and support project managers on environmental regulations and best practices to promote sustainable construction methods.
Monitor construction activities to ensure compliance with environmental permits and regulations.
Implement and oversee pollution prevention measures, erosion control, and sedimentation management plans.
Identify and recommend opportunities to reduce the project’s environmental footprint and promote sustainability initiatives.
Coordinate with regulatory agencies and stakeholders to obtain necessary permits and approvals.
Conduct regular environmental audits and inspections to assess compliance and identify areas for improvement.
Train and educate construction personnel on environmental policies, procedures, and practices.
Maintain accurate records and documentation related to environmental compliance and incidents.
Develop emergency response plans to address potential environmental hazards and spills.
Investigate and report environmental incidents, ensuring proper containment and clean-up procedures are followed.
Stay up-to-date with environmental regulations, industry trends, and best practices, and incorporate relevant changes into project planning and execution.
Collaborate with the QHSE team to achieve overall project safety, quality, and environmental objectives.
Prepare and submit environmental reports and documentation as required by regulatory bodies.
Proven experience in environmental management, preferably within highway construction projects.
In-depth knowledge of local, state, and federal environmental regulations and permitting processes.
Familiarity with sustainable construction practices and environmental impact assessments.
Strong communication skills to effectively interact with project teams, stakeholders, and regulatory agencies.
Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize responsibilities effectively.
Problem-solving and decision-making skills to address environmental challenges on construction sites.
Knowledge of environmental monitoring equipment and data analysis techniques is an advantage.
Certification or training in environmental management systems (e.g., ISO 14001) is desirable.