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Garcia and Associates (GANDA) seeks a stormwater specialist to work with multi-disciplinary teams to assist with stormwater regulations and requirements. This is an hourly position that offers a competitive benefits package, including 401(k), health insurance, cafeteria plan, and profit sharing. Office location is flexible. Frequent travel will be necessary to project sites to identify stormwater regulatory and implementation needs.

Critical Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Prepare comprehensive technical reports and documents (watershed management plans, stormwater management plans, annual reports, non-stormwater discharge source assessments, adaptive management plans, compliance guidance documents, compliance reports, rain and sampling event summary reports, SWPPPs, WQMPs, etc.) 
  • Develop and implement monitoring and reporting plans and field studies
  • Perform regulatory and water quality data analyses 
  • Conduct construction site and facility environmental compliance inspections (QSP, QISP, FOG) Conduct environmental sampling, testing, and observations (primarily surface water, stormwater, wastewater, groundwater, along with soils and sediments) 
  • Make field observations and perform data measurement and collection assignments
  • Data management and analysis (compilation, manipulation, and evaluation of data) 
  • Perform maintenance and calibration of environmental monitoring instruments, meters, probes, and automated sampling equipment 
  • Conduct plan check reviews
  • Provide stormwater training to field crews

Required Competencies

  • Able to read, interpret, and analyze plans, technical manuals, and permits 
  • Ability to pay attention to detail with a high level of accuracy 
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic 
  • Excellent writing and communicating skills 
  • Proactive approach/self-starter/takes initiative/positive attitude/team player 
  • Proficient computer skills 
  • Ability to kneel, climb, and lift up to 50 lbs, and walk long distances
  • Valid California driver's license and insurable driving record

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Environmental Studies, Environmental or Civil Engineering, or a related field
  • At least two years of QSD/QSP experience
  • Knowledge of stormwater permitting and planning; water quality monitoring; 
  • BMPs; and environmental compliance inspections 
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Mandatory QSD/QSP certification registered in California 
    Additional Qualifications a Plus
  • Additional QISP certifications
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training
  • Proficient with ArcGIS
  • Experience working on Distribution and Transmission line projects

Please send resume and cover letter to GANDA is an equal opportunity employer.