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Kiewit Corporation Environmental Coordinator in Phoenix, Arizona

Requisition ID: 154104

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: Southwest District

Department: Environmental

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Are you interested in being able to travel the country while you build complex projects that better our economy and future? If this is something that interests you, Kiewit is looking for individuals who can make a profound impact on our company culture every day.

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit Southwest District specializes in heavy civil, transportation and water projects, we typically self-perform a large portion of the work. We do self-performance work such as mass grading, drainage, PCCP paving, utilities and more. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry with safety, quality, costs and schedule in mind.


This position will begin based out of Phoenix, AZ.

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.


•     Monitor, forecast and communicate environmental costs at the project level.

•     Identify and obtain applicable permits and manage as required in the Environmental Management System (EMS).

•     Develop a comprehensive tracking matrix to capture all requirements.

•     Review and interpret environmental specifications and drawings.

•     Understand state and local regulations and review requirements.

•     Prepare site specific plans and submit required reports.

•     Provide input to work plans and participate in meetings.

•     Communicate with field crews to ensure understanding of project environmental requirements.

•     Identify project materials and vendors needed to support the environmental requirements at the project.

•     Conduct applicable environmental training and field inspections and identify environmental risks.

•     Organize data management and processes for projects and encourage production operations through development of new or existing programs.

•     Communicate with internal and external agencies or customers in regards to environmental procedures.

•     Coordinate, manage and implement project-wide environmental compliance programs and strategies at the project.

•     Maintain records of all requirements and monitor compliance tools.

•     Identify applicable environmental requirements at federal, state and local levels for the project which may include: hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, spill plans, etc.


  • A bachelor's degree in environmental health, environmental engineering, environmental studies, or another related field is generally required for this job. Previous experience as an environmental coordinator/project coordinator may be required. Environmental coordinators must be organized and pay close attention to detail, as well as work effectively in a team setting and on their own with minimal supervision

  • Interest in EHS function in a construction project setting or applicable, preferred

  • Strong technical knowledge of environmental regulations

  • Familiar with one or more of the following: FERC, SWPPP, SPCC, CWA, CAA, RCRA, CZMA

  • Must be willing to relocate to project site in Cameron, LA to support on-site operations

  • Experience implementing training programs

  • Familiarity with using computer and standard software

  • Effective communicator


Other Requirements:

• Regular, reliable attendance

• Work productively and meet deadlines timely

• Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.

• Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.

• Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Company: Kiewit