Environmental Compliance Specialist

| St Charles, MO, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 39-39 Annually
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Woodard & Curran is a national engineering, science, and operations firm with a simple vision for clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. As an employee-owned company, we strive to cultivate diverse teams and encourage collaboration in an equitable and inclusive culture. We seek talented individuals from all backgrounds to help us address a broad range of water and environmental issues. We prioritize our people, offering opportunities for professional growth, ownership, and flexibility. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and the planet.

Woodard & Curran draws on the experience of hundreds of certified operators across the country, backed by the knowledge and skills of hundreds more engineers, scientists, and regulatory experts, to quickly tackle the most challenging operational issues and keep treatment plants running efficiently and in full compliance. Woodard & Curran also aids employees in earning, upgrading, and keeping their certifications within the industry.


What will you be doing at Woodard & Curran?


Woodard & Curran is growing, and we are seeking an Environmental Compliance Specialist for the St. Charles County area, Missouri. The Environmental Compliance Specialist is responsible for the process control and permit sampling program as well as performing the analytical testing on wastewater in a lab environment as directed by the Plant Managers. Employees who join Woodard & Curran’s staff find a culture that is welcoming, supportive, and empowering.


Schedule: Monday through Friday 7:00am to 3:00pm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitor wastewater treatment plant processes and equipment both manually and via SCADA automation, and communicating adjustments to operators as necessary to control their operation.
  • Perform water quality sampling, testing, and analysis to determine compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Utilize software programs for compliance tracking and maintain all necessary records.
  • Perform full range of in-house laboratory tests, following prescribed laboratory procedures, as directed by supervisor.
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual environmental reporting.
  • Develop project wide Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for sampling activities.
  • Develop and monitor process control sampling regimens.
  • Develop process monitoring tools to drive treatment performance.
  • Participate in development of Industrial Pre-treatment program.
  • Monitor all permit requirements.
  • Train operators on lab practices and process centric operations.
  • Assist Plant Managers in permit renewals.
  • Keeps up to date on environmental regulatory changes and educates the plant staff on these changes.
  • Engages employees to pay attention to and notify them of any environmental issues.

What will you need to succeed?

  • Missouri wastewater B operator’s license or higher required.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in compliance and lab work of water or wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Applicant must possess a valid Driver’s License and a good driving record.
  • Must be able to lift or move up to 40 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check, pre-placement physical and drug screen before employment.

Why would you choose Woodard & Curran?

  • You would be offered a generous total rewards package:
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent Benefits to include retirement, generous paid time off, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account.
  • Career growth.
  • Support and reimbursement in earning, upgrading, and keeping your licenses and certifications within the industry. Bonus potential based on performance.
  • The opportunity to become more versatile and even more technically proficient. We cross-train to improve facility operations, job satisfaction, and job security. 

Benefits & Wellbeing

Retirement Savings:

• 401(k) Pre-tax or Roth Contributions: Company will match equal to 100% of the first 3% of salary contributed, All employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan and are 100% vested in the value of own contributions and any employer matching contributions.

Time away from work:

• Vacation time is provided to full and part-time regular employees. Vacation is accrued, based on number of hours worked per week as well as prior years of experience.

• Woodard & Curran offers paid sick time to eligible employees who are absent due to their own non-work related, illness, injury, or medical procedure.

• Woodard & Curran provides up to 80 hours of Paid Parental Leave for child bonding in a 12-month period.

• Company-paid short- and long-term disability insurance from Sun Life to assist with replacing a portion of your income in the event of non-job-related illness or injury. Eligible employees are automatically enrolled and eligible immediately.

Coverage and support for your needs and wellbeing:

Personal and Family health: Company offers three medical plan options based on geography; plus HSA and PSA plans are available based on eligibility, additional options include dental and vision plans.

Company provides basic employee group life insurance and AD&D benefits; additional voluntary life insurance for employee and family are available through Sun Life.

WayForward powered by Dario: EAP Program combined with personalized mental health and wellbeing coaching.

LiveWell wellbeing program: credit incentive is available, up to $600 annually – nutrition and fitness reimbursement, and access to the Virgin Pulse wellness platform.

Education: Tuition assistance offers eligible employees up to 100% reimbursement of tuition, books and fees up to $5250 per year, for courses related to the employee’s job or planned career development.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. We are committed to ensuring our employment practices are non-discriminatory and based solely on job-related factors. To read our entire Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement, click here. To view the Workplace Discrimination Is Illegal poster and supplement, click here.

If you have a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact Beth Sweitzer.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We value diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

Woodard & Curran believes that complex teams working together in an equitable, inclusive space provides the best opportunity for achieving our vision of clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. Our success is tied to a culture that embraces our differences so that everyone can bring their whole, authentic selves to work. When our people are supported to reach their full potential, we provide the most innovative, sound, and effective solutions.

More Information on Woodard & Curran
Woodard & Curran operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Portland, Maine . Woodard & Curran was founded in 1979. It has 1041 total employees. To see all 41 open jobs at Woodard & Curran, click here.
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