Construction Stormwater Specialist

Job Locations US-MN-Minnetonka
ID 2023-4843
2nd Category
Construction Services
Position Type


Construction Stormwater Specialist

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.


Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Construction Stormwater Specialist to join our Environmental team in our Minneapolis, MN office. This candidate will be responsible for construction support activities that include, but are not limited to, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans development, construction stormwater permitting, compliance, inspections, and reporting. The position will include both office and field duties. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with existing staff on storm water pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) development, NPDES permitting, compliance, inspections and reporting.
  • Perpare SPCC Plans
  • Perform support function for the Company on NPDES storm water permitting and communicate with environmental regulatory agencies for our clients.
  • Perform site inspections for SWPPP compliance and standards and provide corrective action plans.
  • Review and assist with the field coordination, and ensure all environmental regulatory policies and programs are followed.
  • Periodic overnight travel to project job sites may be required. (<20%)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Construction Stormwater Manager and/or Water Resource Manager

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in fields related to environmental management, natural resources, and environmental science. 
  • Field experience with SWPPP writing, erosion control planning, natural resources, or related experience.
  • Approximately 0-3 years of experience in environmental permitting, construction NPDES permitting, SWPPP writing, erosion control planning, water resource engineering or related experience.
  • Ability to communicate with government agencies and authorities.
  • Ability to communicate with developers and contractors and provide technical guidance for NPDES and SWPPP compliance.

Preferred Experience

  • Professional Certification(s) including by not limited to: CPESC, CESSWI, CISEC
  • Other state specific qualifications
  • SPCC plan writing and inspections.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multi-discipline professional engineering firm that serves wind, solar, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from multiple offices across the U.S.


In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at #12 and #30, respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood was recently recognized as #79 in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023. The firm consistently ranks on industry's top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-winning projects nationwide.


Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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