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Enviro - Environmental Coordinator

Ever dreamt of having the biggest, most innovative transportation project in the country on your resume? That dream can now be your reality. We are hiring for the $1.6 billion High Speed Rail project that is constructing the first high-speed rail system in our nation. Harris & Associates is managing partner of the joint-venture team working for the California High Speed Rail Authority to deliver the first 29-mile segment of this historic project—which has become a model for success across the United States. 


We are actively searching for experienced Environmental Coordinator to join our growing team in Fresno, CA.

The environmental coordinator is responsible for coordinating with the Design-Build Contractor to ensure all relevant Mitigation Measures and Permit Conditions are in place prior to, during, and after construction at specific sites.   

Responsibilities include:

  • Review relevant material with the Design-Build Contractor to ensure conformity with the Mitigation, Monitoring and Reporting Plan.
  • Assist in designing, preparing, and implementing process flows and protocols to maintain compliance with the Mitigation, Monitoring and Reporting Plan. 
  • Coordinate and verify work progress in accordance with relevant specifications contained within the Final Environmental Impact Statement/ Report and environmental permits.
  • Verify locations of high-priority construction sites and provide the Project and Construction Management Environmental Compliance team with scheduling updates to ensure pre-construction surveys occur prior to the start of construction at specific sites.
  • Work with cross-functional groups to develop protocols necessary to implement the Mitigation, Monitoring and Reporting Plan.
  • Coordinate environmental operations to ensure permit renewals are prioritized to meet construction schedules.
  • Work with the contractor on Environmental Sustainability initiatives and ensure reports are produced in accordance with agency requirements.   
  • Monitor ongoing construction sites and coordinate with the Authority to ensure compliance with hazardous waste requirements.   
  • Inspect various sites for environmental compliance.
  • Determine the root cause of environment issues, determine areas of improvement, and plan for appropriate actions to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure documents and records are filed as per Document Control requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, planning, or related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience with environmental compliance on large, complex construction projects within the state of California.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Proficient knowledge of required environmental statutory assets, environmental requirements, regulations and laws.
  • Excellent planning and strategy skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills to deal with diverse people and organizations.
  • Proficiency in technical report writing.
  • Ability to share technical ideas and concepts with public and non-technical personnel.
  • Ability to manage, participate and schedule multiple activities.
  • Ability to work dynamically in various work environment.

Harris & Associates is an EEO employer committed to excellence through diversity.  We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.

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