Birmingham Environmental Professionals Association (BEPA)

Cahaba River Society is hiring a River Sustainability Director!

Working on the talented Cahaba River Society staff team is a satisfying, challenging and fun way to make a real difference for this special river and the region’s drinking water. CRS has a job opening for a River Sustainability Director, who will lead the Cahaba River Society’s advocacy programs to protect and restore water quality, natural flows, and freshwater habitat.
The position’s focus is to improve best practices design of urban growth with green infrastructure and low impact development and to strengthen water resource policies, regulations, management and compliance, while advancing and communicating river science. Expect to spend time on the beautiful and special Cahaba River also, as part of the team for volunteerism, pollution response, habitat restoration, recreation and education.

Position Wanted: Environmental Specialist/Air Emissions Testing

2020 September Meeting is Cancelled

For the health and safety of our members, the September meeting is cancelled.

We are working on a virtual meeting alternative. If you are interested in submitting a virtual EH&S presentation, please contact Mr. John Milledge.

Also, you will receive the 3rd Quarter BEPA Insight newsletter in September. If you are interested in contributing a short EH&S article, please contact Ms. Tamara Wright.


A very special thank you to PPM Consultants for making it possible for us to keep in touch with our members!

Thank you PPM!!

JeffCo H2O Newsletter

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BEPA 2020 Picnic and Social Have Been Postponed

For our members’ health and safety, the annual BEPA Picnic and our BEPA Evening Social have been postponed until later this year.We will update everyone when a new date/time are determined. Thank you for your patience, we look forward to seeing everyone again soon.

Currently, we plan to resume our 2020 schedule with our next meeting in September. If that should change, you will be notified.

For up-to-date information on the CoVid-19 status and official recommendations, follow the links below.

We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Position Wanted: Environmental Regulatory/compliance

Passionate, driven candidate excited to continue a career in Environmental regulatory/compliance in the North Alabama or Birmingham areas. I have experience in water quality testing for consultants serving coal, chemical, and utility companies and private residential clients. Transferable skills include high attention to detail, familiarity with manufacturing processes, and love for the outdoors.

BEPA April 3rd, 2020 Meeting CANCELLED

After careful consideration of the official information regarding the CoVid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, we will be cancelling the April 3rd meeting in accordance with the CDC recommendations for large group meetings in order to safeguard our members’ health.

Currently, we plan to resume our 2020 schedule with our next event: the May 21st BEPA Evening Social. If that should change, you will be notified.
For more BEPA updates, please visit our website and read our e-newsletter (you will receive an April edition in lieu of a meeting).

For up-to-date information on the CoVid-19 status and official recommendations, follow the links below.

We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Position Wanted: EHS, Emergency Management, EPA/OSHA Compliance

Strengths: EHS, Emergency Management, Fire Service Management, EPA/OSHA Compliance, ISO 9001 Compliance, Safety Training Program Development, Consulting for Industrial Hygiene methodology, Industrial Operations Certification Programs, Accreditation of Training Courses, Developing Industry Specific Safety Training, Business Continuity, ISO & QA, Engineering design support, Personnel Development, Leadership Development, Collaboration & Team Development in a matrix organization.

Job Posting: Environmental Analyst

Environmental Analyst – 510780

Job no: 510780
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Administrative / Professional

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 57 Monthly (exempt): – Minimum – $ 34424.04 Midpoint – $ 50252.76

Department/Organization: 209502 – Environmental Programs

Normal Work Schedule:Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00pm

Job Summary: The Environmental Analyst is responsible for performing technical field tests, surveys, inspections, and environmental monitoring services.

Additional Department Summary: This position will work under the general supervision of the Manager, Environmental Consultation. This position performs technical field tests, surveys, inspections, and environmental monitoring services, and trains and supervises student workers when they perform the same activities. This position provides direct technical field assistance to the UA SafeState staff.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, geology, chemistry, biology, engineering technology, or industrial hygiene and one (1) year of environmental engineering, environmental health, public health, or industrial hygiene experience; OR Master’s degree in environmental sciences, geology, chemistry, biology, engineering technology, or industrial hygiene.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: This position is required to travel, including overnight and weekends. Must have valid U.S. driver’s license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Skills and Knowledge: This position must be able to prepare field inspection reports and understand record keeping requirements.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include 1) Experience performing X-ray fluorescence testing for lead in painted surfaces. 2) Experience and familiarity with EPA and HUD sampling protocols related to sampling for lead in dust and soil. 3) Familiarity with EPA, AHERA, ASHARA, and NESHAPS regulations. 4) Familiarity with EPA, OSHA and/or NIOSH analytical methods. 5) Computer experience involving inputting of analytical data and laboratory database management.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. “EEO is the Law” Poster

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Position Wanted: Workover Engineer Coordinator

Senior Engineering, Regulatory Compliance, and Project Manager that consistently demonstrates leadership, innovation, and regulatory expertise.

My principal duty is the technical management of BSEE’s workover engineering team. I routinely engage with industry and environmental advocates, helping to mold policy that strikes a fair deal between often highly contentious interests. A myriad of experience in petroleum and environmental compliance demonstrates my professional adaptability and willingness to assimilate new disciplines.