$1,913.67 – $2,870.52 weekly ($99,511 – $149,267 estimated annual)

The Assistant Manager, Environmental Compliance will report to the Manager, Rail Operations and is responsible for environmental compliance of handling soil, hazardous waste, stormwater pollution prevention, and other related requirements for the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain).

Examples of Essential Functions:

• Responsible for environmental compliance for Caltrain operations, maintenance, and facilities, including obtaining approvals for activities along the corridor and within Caltrain historic stations.
• Provide regulatory guidance for soil and waste removal, groundwater dewatering, hazardous spill emergency response events, worker, and public health protection.
• Implement Caltrain Soil and Groundwater Management Plan and amendments.
• Maintain complete and compliant environmental records for operation and maintenance activities.
• Collaborate with Government and Community Affairs to address topics related to Rail Operations and Maintenance activities on historic stations.
• Responsible for presenting in a variety of forums to internal and external stakeholders.
• Coordinate with in-house and seconded Rail Operations and Maintenance staff to review and understand planned maintenance and emergency response actions within the railroad corridor, facilities, or stations to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and historic preservation.
• Oversee on-call consultants, advise, track, project hazardous waste and soil requirements for Rail Operations and Maintenance activities and Third-Party Projects.

Examples of Essential Duties:

• Coordinate with environmental regulatory agencies and submit documents, as necessary.
• Implement necessary phases for the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) compliance program.
• Track, plan, and coordinate, in an organized and holistic manner, upcoming permit needs, inspections, renewals, close-outs, reports, fees.
• Ensure that annual/regular permit fees are budgeted and paid by the appropriate project funds. Project
environmental budget needs that may be associated with maintenance or new operation activities or because of regulatory changes.
• Monitor, evaluate, and report on rail operations environmental compliance and identify improvements as appropriate.
• Track environmental regulations and adjust Rail Operations and Maintenance compliance needs accordingly.
• Submit documents, fees, and coordinate with regulatory agencies (e.g., RWQCB, DTSC) to maintain compliance.
• Manage work directives, budgets, and tasks with on-call consultant.
• Track environmental regulations and adjust Rail Operations and Maintenance compliance needs accordingly.
• Make presentations in a variety of forums to internal and seconded staff of JPB.
• Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect oneself, fellow employees, and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Sufficient experience, training and/or education to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. In lieu of a degree, work-related experience that demonstrates the skills and experience necessary to perform this role will be accepted. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to:
• Bachelor’s degree in environmental science or engineering, or related field.
• Three (3) years of experience in environmental compliance as it pertains to soil, hazardous waste, stormwater pollution prevention, and facility operation regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience managing environmental consultant teams.
• Effective written and oral communications skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience with environmental regulations for transportation agencies.
• Experience working with California environmental regulatory agencies.
• Valid driver’s license with safe driving record and able to obtain a California driver’s license after acceptance.

Additional Information                                                                       

  • Relocation assistance is available.
    • Current work policy is 50 percent hybrid.
    • A full list of benefits is available on our website.