Environmental Specialist

Website Evora Consulting

Evora Consulting, located in West Des Moines, Iowa is currently seeking a full time Environmental Specialist to join our team.  In this position you will be responsible for performing environmental compliance and system maintenance to various job sites throughout Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri. Typical hours are 40-50 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Frequent overnight travel may be required. This work is primarily outdoors, working year-round and in all weather conditions.

As an Environmental Specialist, your work assignments include:

  1. Complete Field Activities as assigned by Project Management. Duties include but are not limited to:
    1. Soil and groundwater sampling, field measurements, free product recovery, slug testing, water level measurements, oil water separator and SIR checks, pipe pressure testing, surface emissions monitoring;
    2. Oversight of removal of underground storage tanks and associated piping;
    3. GPS surveying; and
    4. Installing PVC or metal pipe for groundwater testing.
  2. Plan field activities and establish priorities in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
  3. Revise priorities as a result of equipment failure, operating problems or weather conditions.
  4. Purchase equipment, inventory and supplies for assigned projects with approval of Project Manager.
  5. Prepare reports of activities or findings.
  6. Maintain and secure all company property assigned to or used by him/her.
  7. Understand and promote company philosophy to all staff, clients, vendors, and regulators.
  8. Work under corporate / OSHA safe work practices and follow compliance guidelines.

Qualifications we seek in this role include: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two or four-year college degree in Environmental Science or field-related experience and/or training, a plus.
  • Previous experience working in the solid waste/environmental industry and small equipment operator experience a plus (skid loader, mini excavator).

Physical Requirements of this position: Pre-employment drug screen and physical are required. Employee is frequently required to stand and walk and must have the agility to operate tools and other environmental monitoring equipment. The employee must occasionally exert 50-100 pounds of force, and/or 25-50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

We are proud to offer our full-time eligible employees:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Health & Dental Insurance
  • Retirement Plan with Company Contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account

Evora Group provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by federal, state or local law.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@evora-group.com