Careers 2017-08-11T15:21:58+00:00

Are you ready to explore opportunities to take your career to the next level? Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced professional, discover the impact you could make with a career at Environmental Development Partners.  Browse all of our open positions below or, if you prefer, you can simply submit your resume for general consideration.

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Working at EDP

Be a part of an incredible team that goes above and beyond to make EDP successful. We’re a customer focused company with a family and team environment that we are very proud of. We believe our success and that of our employees, clients, and customers we serve go hand in hand.

Carrie Womack
HR and Benefits Manager

Benefits

  • Benefit package (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401(k)
  • Generous PTO Policy
  • Family friendly environment
  • Company Vehicle, per position
  • All training and tools needed

Regulatory Compliance and
Safety Department

Open Positions

Construction Field Supervisor 2017-08-23T15:23:45+00:00

LOCATION: Richmond, Texas 77406 

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is primarily responsible for coordinating and supervising the repair and maintenance of the water, storm and waste water utilities. You will be engaged in the following activities:

  • Adheres to company’s health and safety policies as they relate to job functions.
  • Responds to call outs and after hours emergencies.
  • Continually monitors pending jobs to prioritize and schedule them for completion utilizing the most effective use of available resources.
  • Supervises excavation crews, maintenance crews, service technicians and meter replacement technicians.
  • Ensures quality and design standards are met on all aspects of work completed.
  • Inspects activities of subcontractors.
  • Performs inspections and develops punch lists with attention to detail for various purposes such as TCEQ approval, acceptance of new sections, end of warranty, contractor damage, etc.
  • Meets customers in the field to resolve complaints or issues that require a supervisor’s presence.
  • Performs field investigations on issues that require the experience of a supervisor.
  • May have to physically participate in the completion of projects on an infrequent basis.
  • Creates, fills out and completes service orders ensuring all labor, equipment and material is accounted for.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional appearance.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Class C Driver License with insurable driving record. (Class A Commercial Driver License is preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years in the water/waste water utility industry or a related field supervising construction and maintenance crews.
  • (Desired) Class C Water Distribution or the ability to obtain one within one year.
  • (Desired) Collections Class II wastewater license or the ability to obtain one within one year.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Able to take direction, multi-task, perform work safely and communicate in written and verbal form
  • Ability to perform all essential duties and responsibilities listed above
  • Able to delegate tasking and goals to team members in local and remote reporting settings.
  • Self-starter, able to function in autonomous settings as team lead with minimal oversight.
  • Be a model of integrity, dedication, and attention to detail. Provide leadership by example and be a role model for all members under his/her supervision.
  • Able to effectively use common office equipment
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and become proficient with new software, education and/or experience
  • Ability to work and interact well with departments throughout the organization
  • Must be self-motivated, possess self-initiative, work well independently, but also be a team player
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner and respond with timeliness
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to prioritize projects frequently
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as required
  • Bilingual is preferred, but not required
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Facility Operator Trainee/Helper 2017-08-22T16:44:40+00:00

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the direction of the area manager, assists the facility operators with operation of water and wastewater facilities in accordance with all regulatory and company requirements.

  • Adheres to all company policies as they relate to job functions
  • Perform process control and other duties necessary for routine facility operation
  • Identify and report any mechanical failures or maintenance needs
  • Accurately record compliance documentation as related to routine operations
  • Accurately record and submit time worked documentation and service orders
  • Perform water quality evaluation and communicate with the public
  • Ensures vehicle, equipment, and tools are kept clean, organized and in working order
  • Available 24/7 365 days/year for emergency response unless prior approval is granted for absence
  • Assist other departments as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional appearance
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Class C Driver License with insurable driving record
  • Must possess or obtain TCEQ class “D” water and wastewater certification within 1 year of employment

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Able to take direction, multi-task, perform work safely and communicate in written and verbal form
  • Ability to perform all essential duties and responsibilities listed above
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and become proficient with new software, education and/or experience
  • Ability to work and interact well with departments throughout the organization
  • Must be self-motivated, possess self-initiative, work well independently, but also be a team player
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner and respond with timeliness
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as required
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Facility Operator 2017-08-22T16:44:23+00:00

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the area manager, performs operation of water and
wastewater facilities in accordance with all regulatory and company requirements.

  • Adheres to all company policies as they relate to job functions
  • Performs process control and other duties necessary for routine facility operation
  • Identifies and reports any mechanical failures or maintenance needs
  • Accurately records compliance documentation as related to routine operations
  • Accurately records and submits time worked documentation and service orders
  • Attends meetings necessary to provide operator representation
  • Performs technical troubleshooting
  • Perform water quality evaluation and communicate with the public
  • Provides training and mentoring to operator trainees
  • Ensures vehicle, equipment, and tools are kept clean, organized and in working order
  • Available 24/7 365 days/year for emergency response unless prior approval is granted for absence
  • Assists other departments as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional appearance
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Class “C” or higher TCEQ water and wastewater facility operator certification
  • Valid Class C Driver License with insurable driving record required

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Proficient understanding of biological treatment processes, technical aptitude, and troubleshooting
    procedures as they relate to facility operations
  • Able to take direction, multi-task, perform work safely and communicate in written and verbal form
  • Ability to perform all essential duties and responsibilities listed above
  • Able to effectively use common office equipment
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and become proficient with new software, education and/or experience
  • Ability to work and interact well with departments throughout the organization
  • Must be self-motivated, possess self-initiative, work well independently, but also be a team player
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner and respond with timeliness
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to prioritize projects frequently
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as required
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Inspector (Commercial and Residential) 2017-08-18T15:47:24+00:00

JOB DESCRIPTION CREATED / LAST REVIEWED:  December 5, 2016

JOB TITLE: Inspector (Commercial and Residential)

LOCATION: Village Green and Fort Bend (17495 Village Green Drive, Houston, TX, 77040 and 2035 FM 359, Richmond, TX, 77046)

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Regular Employee – Full Time (Non-Exempt)

SALARY/COMPENSATION: Depends on Experience. Full benefits package following probationary period.

BENEFITS: Health Insurance, 401K, Paid Time Off, Company issued: Laptop, Phone, Vehicle, and Fuel Card

REPORTS TO:  Builder Services and Inspections Manager

DRIVER LICENSE REQUIREMENT: Valid Class C Driver License with insurable driving record.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under general supervision from Builder Services and Inspections Manager, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties and responsibilities involved in the inspections, maintenance and repairs of water districts.

  • Performs pre-lot inspections on new construction
  • Inspects commercial and residential sanitary sewers
  • Performs builder final inspections
  • Performs monthly routine grease trap inspections on established commercial accounts
  • Performs monthly storm sewer surveys
  • Conducts routine field investigations and surveys districts for needed repairs
  • Performs pre-purchase surveys on new sections, making notes of damages and/or repairs
  • Surveys districts for new construction and makes contact with contractors
  • Supervises the televising of sanitary sewer lines as needed and documents with photographs
  • Locates valves and manholes
  • Replaces water meters and repairs leaks in meter boxes as needed
  • Responsible for Regional Water Trailers including small engine maintenance, interior and exterior cleaning, preparation and breakdown of events, and delivery and recovery of trailers
  • Investigate customer calls after hours for water leaks and sewer back-ups making minor repairs

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional appearance.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a minimum of 5+ years’ experience in inspections in the water/wastewater industry
  • CSI and/or BPAT certification preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Able to take direction, multi-task, perform work safely and communicate in written and verbal form
  • Ability to perform all essential duties and responsibilities listed above
  • Able to effectively use common office equipment
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and become proficient with new software, education and/or experience
  • Ability to work and interact well with departments throughout the organization
  • Must be self-motivated, possess self-initiative, work well independently, but also be a team player
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner and respond with timeliness
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to prioritize projects frequently
  • Skill in the use and care of hands tools, machines, equipment, and company vehicle.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • Must possess mobility to work in wastewater treatment plant and related facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and to operate varied hand and power tools; vision to read gauges and identify appurtenances; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the phone.
  • The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, and climbing.
  • Employee must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials/equipment and objects up to 75 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • The employee will encounter a typical office environment with low level noise exposure and with a team oriented staff
  • The employee will work outdoors and might be exposed to loud noise levels, hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours and on weekends as required.

NOTE: The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.  These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

Environmental Development Partners provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Environmental Development Partners complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 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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Environmental Development Partners provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Environmental Development Partners complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 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.