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Environmental Control Supervisor Training (ECS)

Environmental Control Supervisor Training

In order to increase protection of environmental resources within and adjacent to UDOT construction sites, UDOT often requires the contractor to designate an Environmental Control Supervisor for selected projects. Types of projects that may require an Environmental Control Supervisor include those that have 404 Permits, UPDES Permits, Stream Alteration Permits or other environmental concerns.

This online training is provided by UDOT for those individuals that desire to serve as an ECS. A certificate of completion will be awarded to those who successfully complete this online course and pass an exam with a score of 80% or higher. This certificate of completion is required to comply with UDOT’s Special Provision for an Environmental Control Supervisor.

  • Responsibilities of the ECS include:
    • Inspecting the project site for compliance with UPDES and other environmental permits
    • Ensuring that environmental protection measures in the plans are implemented on the project
    • Maintaining temporary erosion and sediment control measures
    • Modifying the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan as required
    • Obtaining additional environmental clearances for off-site work
    • Coordinating with the UDOT construction crew’s ECS
    • Ensuring that all environmental mitigation commitments are followed on the project
  • Topics Covered:
    • UDOT’s Environmental Process
    • ECS Qualifications
    • Clean Water Act
    • Pollution – Point Source vs. Non-Point Source
    • UPDES Requirements
    • SWPPP – Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
    • Erosion and Sediment Control
    • BMP’s for Erosion and Sediment Control
    • Wetland Permits and Mitigation Requirements
    • Stream Alteration Permits and Mitigation Requirements
    • Invasive Species
    • Hazardous Waste
    • Discoveries during Construction
    • Environmental Clearances by the Contractor needed due to work outside the original study area.


Price: Free