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Environmental Compliance Scientist or Engineer

Environmental Compliance Scientist or Engineer

Job Description

As one of the top 100 engineering firms in the U.S. and the largest headquartered in Wisconsin, Foth is a tightly-knit and diversified team of over 600 members strong. Our engineers, scientists, consultants, construction managers, and affiliated professionals work together to deliver smart solutions to our public and private clients.  We’re currently seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-oriented Environmental Compliance Scientist or Engineer for our Peoria, IL or Milwaukee, WI location.


This individual will work with our energetic and experienced compliance group to serve our large and growing client base.



Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide compliance consulting services to Foth’s clients related to environmental compliance services as follows:
    • Evaluate industrial environmental regulatory compliance and recommend strategies/practices for ensuring/managing compliance
    • Interpret/apply regulations and programs including: Clean Air Act (CAA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Emergency Planning and Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Spill Prevention Control and Counter Measure plans (SPCC), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and Department of Transportation (DOT)
    • Apply working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Process Safety Management & Risk Management Planning (PSM & RMP)
    • Prepare applicable permit applications (CAA, WPDES, etc.), and technical documents, including written reports, letters, and regulatory agency correspondence
    • Complete annual regulatory reports
    • Conduct environmental compliance audits and recommend corrective actions to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations
    • Prepare Phase I Environmental Assessments and complete other environmental related due diligence activities
    • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and regulatory changes and assess/inform clients of impacts
  • Assist the client team leader in the preparation of proposals, cost estimates, identification of client needs and growth of client relationships
  • Lead/manage multiple projects within scope, budget and schedule
  • Communicate with project teams and Foth clients to ensure client satisfaction




All Foth Members are expected to:

  • Travel as required for field work and/or other client/business objectives
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with Foth Basic Principles and Values
  • Work collaboratively and build effective relationships with others
  • Communicate effectively across all levels within organization
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Interact with clients as required

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications
  • BS Environmental Science or Industrial Hygiene, Geology, Chemical Engineering or Environmental Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in environmental consulting for industrial clients, including:
    • Managing projects for multi-site or very large single-site compliance projects
    • Maintaining a broad base of industrial compliance knowledge
    • Conducting comprehensive environmental compliance audits for industrial clients
    • Preparing permits and managing compliance reporting
    • Working with regulatory agencies
    • Preparing technical environmental compliance documents



Preferred Qualifications

  • MS Chemical or Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or Industrial Hygiene or relevant field
  • Industry knowledge including food & beverage and light/heavy manufacturing
  • Qualification-based environmental system auditor certification
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in environmental consulting
  • Other relevant certifications

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Comprehensive Benefits Package
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Consultant, Science
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Consulting, Environmental
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID NK11183
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Environmental Compliance Scientist or Engineer

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