RENEWABLE ENERGY - SWPP ENGINEER at Swinerton Incorporated in San Diego, California

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Primary Location:
San Diego CA Renewable Group

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Job Description Summary:
Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) is the largest solar Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services provider in North America. This position reports to the SWPP Manager and also supervises a Certified Inspector. As part of the SWPP team the Engineer will review and conduct site visits to utility-scale renewable energy projects to ensure compliance with environmental permits and civil engineering plans, coordinating and managing deliverables, interfacing with internal and external stakeholders, attending meetings, and performing tasks as noted in the position description below. This position is team oriented and fast paced.
We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to our business. If you're interested in working for a growing company and happy, enthusiastic people, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Job Description:

Position Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Communicate project specific SWPPP requirements (Swinerton requirements, owner/contract requirements, and permit requirements) to field team.

  • For each site under their control, ensures:

    • Frequency of inspections is correct

    • SWPPP Binder is kept up to date and corrective action logs are being done appropriately (including date, time, and location)

    • BMPs are properly implemented or corrected within 48 to 72 hours (depending on requirements of permit) and suggestions are made on additional BMPs as needed

    • Provide corrective action recommendations in areas where erosion is occurring

    • Projects remain in compliance and all permit requirements are followed



  • Communicates any items that are out of compliance to project Certified Inspector and Superintendent

  • Reviews, via sunscreen, inspection reports created by Certified Inspector.
    • If corrective actions are identified as needed in the inspection report, follows up with SRE field team to ensure that corrective actions are taken in the appropriate amount of time (48 to 72 hours, depending on permit requirements, from notification of violation).


  • Physically performs site compliance inspection every four (4) to eight (8) weeks depending on season and issues occurring at the project.

  • Provide on-site training or instruction and guidance to Certified Inspector

  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Skills or Experience Requirements:


  • Ability to travel extensively to various job sites throughout the United States

  • Anticipated percentage of time spent traveling: 80% to 100%

  • Civil/SWPPP Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent experience

  • Ability to obtain nationwide Storm Water Certifications such as CESSWI or CPESC (able to obtain at least a CESSWI-IT or CPESC-IT temporarily until enough experience is obtained)

  • Experience working with field staff desirable

  • Knowledge and experience in federal and state regulatory processes desirable.

  • Knowledge and experience working with state storm water programs

  • Knowledge and experience with grading practices

  • Ability to read and understand civil plans and specifications

  • Effective organizational skills

  • Ability in problem-solving

  • strong sense of urgency

Work Environment and Physical Demands :


  • Occasional exposure to weather, vibration, dust and fumes, electric shock, radiation, toxic/caustic chemicals

  • Constant ability to see details at close range and at a distance, hear, and talk, and possess depth perception

  • Occasional climbing and carrying, proximity to moving mechanical parts, working in high exposed places

  • The noise intensity level is high

*This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!