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APTIM Solar Installation Environmental Inspector in Arden, North Carolina

At APTIM, we come to work each day knowing that we are making an impact on the world. Our work spans from safeguarding and maintaining critical infrastructure to helping communities recover from natural disasters, from empowering our armed forces and first responders to reducing carbon and energy use, and from making cities more resilient against the threats of climate change to restoring contaminated ecological systems.

Job Overview:

This Solar Farm Inspector plays an integral role in the successful development of large-scale solar farm construction project(s) in North Carolina. Specifically, the duties entail the performance of site inspections to ensure that construction sites are in compliance with their National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Construction General Permits (CGPs). The position will report directly to the APTIM Program Director. The position requires personnel to plan for each site inspection, travel to each construction site with their own personal vehicle (reimbursable at the government mileage rate at the time of the travel), communicate with the client upon arrival, conduct the site inspection, and prepare an inspection report for review by the APTIM Program Director. Candidate must be willing to commit to their presence at the project site for the entirety of the construction schedule, which is typically 18 months.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Understanding and working knowledge of the company environmental and health & safety standards, procedures and codes.

  • Take an ownership role in the performance of NPDES CGP compliance inspections at one or more construction sites.

  • Become familiar with each construction site by reviewing all planning documents, including the NPDES CGP, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan, Hazardous Waste Management Plan (HWMP), and any other applicable plan that have been prepared for the construction site.

  • Travel to each construction site in your own personal vehicle, which will be reimbursable at the government mileage rate at the time of the travel.

  • Inspect the construction site and compare observed conditions to the requirements of the NPDES CGP.

  • Document the findings of the inspection on provided formwork.

  • Independently coordinate the logistics of each site inspection.

  • Coordinate with project stakeholders such as APTIM Program Manager, QA/QC Managers, and construction site superintendents using email or verbal communication.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to support extensive team and customer contact.

  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules, including wearing required personal safety equipment.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in an engineering, geology, science, or construction related field (additional years of field experience can be substituted for degree, if substantially more than minimum required).

  • Have completed or willing to complete the following training:

  • USEPA's construction inspection training course or

  • Hold a current valid construction inspection certification or license from a program that, at a minimum, covers principles and practices of erosion control and pollution prevention practices at construction sites; proper installation and maintenance of erosion and sediment controls and pollution prevention practices used at construction sites; and performance of inspections, including the proper completion of required reports and documentation, consistent with Part 4 of the 2022 CGP

  • Ability to read and interpret applicable site plan documents such as SWPPPs, SPCC Plans, HWMPs, etc.

  • 1-5 years relevant experience performing NPDES-related inspections preferred (not mandatory).

  • 10 hr OSHA Construction Certification preferred (not mandatory).

  • Basic computer skills to include for Microsoft Suite, Adobe, and SharePoint.

  • Organizes own work to meet deadlines identified in the CGP. Communicates information, asks questions and checks for understanding.

  • Interacts well in a dynamic construction setting.

  • Current valid Driver's license.

  • Willing to travel to one or more sites to conduct construction project inspections. Weekly hotel stays may be necessary.

What We Do:

Whether it's safeguarding and maintaining critical power infrastructure, helping communities recover from natural disasters, enabling our armed forces and first responders, or transforming landfills into public parks, we go to work each day knowing that we are making an impact on the world. These are huge responsibilities, and we take them seriously.

Thinking differently and challenging the norm is our mandate. Every day we plan for the unexpected, develop critical insights, and deliver new, creative adaptive solutions. We do this by leveraging teams that include engineers, scientists, builders, economists, craft professionals, procurement, logistics and process experts.

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Who We Are:

APTIM specializes in engineering, program management, environmental services, disaster recovery, complex facility maintenance, and construction services . Serving Government, Oil, Gas, Chemical, Industrial, Commercial, and Power clients, we are your partner and relentless advocate.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may make their request known by e-mailing or calling 855.343.5600 for assistance.