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Environmental Engineer

Job Description
The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) is seeking an Environmental Engineer to support its growing team. 

This is a flexible position offering in-person and telework options. The State of Utah offers a highly competitive benefits package--click here to review! 

Principal Duties
  • Assists organization and liaises with external partners and vendors in developing and implementing strategies that meet program objectives and environmental requirements.
  • Assists in developing and executing plans to implement and maintain compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Maintains detailed inspection or investigation records, prepares reports, and attends to other related administrative requirements.
  • Evaluates environmental data sets, including the use of modeling and statistics.
  • Receives, researches, and responds to incoming questions or complaints, provides information, explains policy and procedures, and/or facilitates a resolution.

Ideal Candidate
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or other related field. 
  • 0-2 years of related experience.
  • Advanced computer database and Microsoft Office software skills. 
  • Working knowledge of current environmental regulations.
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Strong desire to learn new skills.
  • Ability to resolve conflict quickly and appropriately.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. 
  • Ability to produce quality work and adhere to deadlines.

The Agency
The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) was created in 2018 by the Utah State Legislature. UIPA is an independent, nonprofit, separate body corporate and politic, with perpetual succession; a political subdivision of the state; and a public corporation. The purpose of UIPA is to fulfill the statewide public purpose of working in concert with applicable state and local government entities, property owners and other private parties, and other stakeholders to encourage and facilitate development of the jurisdictional land to maximize the long-term economic and other benefit for the state, consistent with the strategies, policies, and objectives described in the authorizing statutory authority, including: (i) the development of inland port uses on the authority jurisdictional land; (ii) the development of infrastructure to support inland port uses and associated uses on the authority jurisdictional land; and (iii) other development on the authority jurisdictional land.