Intermediate Environmental Health & Safety Auditor - 8537

Denver, CO

Intermediate Environmental Health & Safety Auditor - 8537

Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. 

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Auditor for our Denver, CO office. Other office locations that will be considered include: Lakewood, CO and Colorado Springs, CO. Be involved in projects with our Environmental Management and Compliance; Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges

Your Impact

  • Perform EHS compliance audits, Phase 1 environmental site assessments, and EHS risk assessments.
  • Provide EHS compliance program support for industrial clients including developing procedures and permits, preparing and submitting periodic regulatory reports, and preparing and delivering EHS training programs.
  • Perform desktop due-diligence reviews.
  • Prepare written and verbal technical reports, including documentation of audits and field investigations, regulatory research, evaluation of findings, data management and interpretation, and development of graphical and tabular presentation of data.
  • Manage tasks and projects according to client-approved scopes of work and delivering high quality reports on time and within budget.
  • Synthesize large amounts of information contained in regulatory files, environmental permits, and other environmental documentation.
  • Assist in the development of proposals.
  • Manage and develop client relationships.
  • Mentor and develop staff.
  • Assist with development and scoping of medium-sized projects.
  • Assist with overseeing and working with cross-functional teams in executing project work.
  • Remain current in latest environmental science subject matter and techniques.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy, Occupational Health & Safety, Engineering, Earth Science or a related discipline
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with evaluating/maintaining EHS regulatory compliance in industrial settings.
  • Experience conducting Phase I environmental site assessments following ASTM International Standard E 1527-13 and ASTM Rural Standard E 2247-16.
  • Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials.
  • Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required, and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to wear a full-face respirator.
  • Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.
  • Must be able to pass a HAZWOPER physical and be medically able to wear a tight-fitting respirator.
  • This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.
  • Self-sufficient, self-motivated and ability to work under pressure of deadlines is essential.
  • Interest and proficiency in investigative work, with high attention to detail is critical to this position.
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.
  • Valid US driver’s license.
  • Travel up to 30% of the time. Must be willing to make trips on short notice, including to local sites, and travel via air or land, including the potential for overnight travel.
  • Working knowledge and experience with State and Federal protection regulations, guidelines, and consulting processes pertaining to the specific environmental science position.
  • Familiarity with local, state, and federal permitting agencies.
  • Project management experience with small to mid-level projects including tracking hours and expenses for project work.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a scientific and non-scientific audience.
  • Highly capable self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to work independently and provide guidance and leadership to junior team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
  • Proficiency with business writing, office automation and communication software, technology, and tools.
  • Developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, and identify the most effective solutions to accomplish objectives of assigned projects.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • 40-Hour OSHA Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER) (29 CFR 1910.120) preferred.
  • Basic First Aid and Adult CPR training desired.
  • Working knowledge of U.S. environmental laws and regulations, including but not limited to RCRA, CERCLA, SARA, CWA, and CAA, international experience a plus
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Professional Environmental Auditor, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Hazardous Material Manager, and/or other related environmental certifications
  • Experience in air permitting and asbestos management



Compensation and Benefits:
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.  Expected Salary: $61,000 – 114,300

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.