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Environmental Services Supervisor, GBSD

Requisition ID:  234530

Requisition Posting End Date: 05/18/2021


Bechtel is on the Northrop Grumman Corp. team preparing to deliver the U.S. Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) system of inter-continental ballistic missiles and launch infrastructure. GBSD is a vital U.S. Air Force program designed to modernize the nation’s aging force of intercontinental ballistic missiles, which make up the ground element of the nuclear deterrent. As part of the Northrop Grumman GBSD nationwide team, Bechtel will provide launch system design, construction, and integration.


A major contractor for the United States and allied governments, Bechtel has handled such efforts as chemical weapons demilitarization projects, missile-defense, infrastructure, base operations, procurement and project management, and restoration and recovery spanning half a century. We use our expertise to help our customers securely and effectively transform mission delivery.


Duties include field assignment at USAF bases or project field locations as applicable to the phase of the project (California, Utah, Colorado, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming).   


We invite you to join our team for this very interesting opportunity!



Assist in the development and implementation of the project environmental management program on the GBSD project.  Provides technical oversight of the project’s environmental compliance activities through identification and integration of applicable environmental requirements into project designs, subcontract bid specifications, construction plans and schedules and field execution activities.  Works directly with project-level functional leads (e.g., engineering, construction, subcontracts, procurement, project controls, document controls), ES&H field staff, and construction supervision to assist them in integrating and/or addressing the applicable environmental requirements in their work products and activities.  Duties include field assignment at USAF bases or project field locations as applicable to the phase of the project (California, Utah, Colorado, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming).  Reports operationally to Project Environmental and Permitting Manager.


For salary grade determination, see Addendum.



  • Assists in the development and helps implement the project-level environmental and permitting management program.
  • Provides assistance to project and construction management in identifying and complying with project environmental and permit requirements and in addressing environmental and permitting issues as they arise during project execution.
  • Coordinates with and provides technical assistance to other project-assigned functional leads (e.g., engineering, subcontracts, procurement, project controls) with regard to compliance with project-specific environmental and permitting requirements.
  • Participates in meetings with customers, project team members, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of environmental requirements that may affect project design, schedule, and cost.
  • Provides technical support and assistance directly to construction supervision and subcontractors in planning and executing field activities in accordance with the project environmental and permitting requirements.
  • Responsible for drafting project-specific environmental compliance plans, mitigation plans, environmental awareness training programs, and technical reports.
  • Responsible for implementing construction site environmental mitigation including, but not limited to, erosion control, dust control, spill control, spill response, stormwater management, wastewater management, solid waste management and hazardous materials control.
  • Conducts environmental sampling, or manages environmental sampling/monitoring subcontractor’s activities and collates or interprets environmental monitoring data/results. 
  • Conducts environmental compliance inspections of project construction activities to monitor compliance with environmental requirements including contractual commitments, permits, and the project’s EMP.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences, physical sciences, or safety/industrial engineering from an accredited college or university and at least 9-13 years of relevant experience or in lieu of degree, 15-19 years of progressive professional experience.
  • Advanced knowledge in a field of science, environmental engineering, or related discipline.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction systems, methods, and work processes.
  • Knowledge of construction planning, estimating, procedures, and execution.
  • Knowledge in construction environmental permitting.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences (e.g., biology, ecology, forestry) or physical sciences (e.g., geology, meteorology), or environmental engineering from an accredited college or university. 
  • Prior practical work experience in office settings (e.g., managing environmental programs, budgets and staff) and field environments (e.g., construction execution and/or operating facilities) performing the responsibilities listed above.
  • Knowledge of environmental sciences/engineering systems, principles, and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of national environmental laws/regulations and regulatory/resource agencies’ permitting processes and responsibilities, industry standards for environmental compliance, and best management practices for minimizing potential environmental impacts during project execution.
  • Knowledge of environmental permitting and field execution and mitigation for construction projects.
  • Experience in managing and/or providing technical oversight of environmental subcontractors or consultants.
  • Experience in environmental monitoring and compliance inspection during construction.
  • Knowledge of hazardous materials and waste management, erosion and sediment control methods, and restoration techniques.



  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s organizational structure, functions, and administrative procedures.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel standard computer applications.



Salary Grade Determination



Prior experience and demonstrated skills in performing the required duties.  Plans and coordinates work requiring independent judgment and experience in the application of scientific/environmental engineering techniques and formulation of environmental mitigation measures to reduce potential adverse environmental impacts.  Typically possesses environmental-related certifications from national/international accrediting organizations/associations.  Must possess BA/BS in a relevant field, plus at least 9 years of qualified professional experience, or in lieu of degree, 15 years of qualified professional experience.


Level 2

Prior experience and demonstrated skills in performing the required duties.  Devises new approaches to technical problems encountered and provides technical direction for specific tasks as technical lead including making assignments to subordinate environmental scientists/engineers.  Typically possesses advanced degree (e.g., MS, PhD) in fields of science, engineering, or business management and/or environmental-related certifications from national/international accrediting organizations/associations.  Must possess BA/BS in a relevant field, plus at least 13 years of qualified professional experience, or in lieu of degree, 19 years of qualified professional experience.


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.