Title Environmental Specialist
Position Number 35003
Company WA River Protection Solutions
City/State Richland, WA
The Environmental Specialist provides complex technical support to the Tank Operating Contractor (TOC) associated with environmental permitting.
The focal areas for the position include permitting of radiological, criteria, and toxic air emissions and wastewater discharges in support of compliance with local, Washington State, and federal regulations.
Applies sound professional judgment on work product with the ability to work in a team environment in support of project and organizational needs.
Prepare and deliver environmental presentations, training, and perform compliance and/or specialty assessments as requested; prepare technical documents, calculations, and produce models in support of air permitting as required to perform the duties of the position.
Participate in regulatory determinations, analysis, and strategy development by staying abreast of new and changing regulations and interpretations.
Supports environmental permitting and compliance, provides environmental services to projects and operations, supports environmental regulatory interactions, and supports overall development and review of environmental procedures and standards.
May develop procedure(s); author/own program plans within the area of responsibility as applicable.
Interfaces and participates with peers, colleagues, other site contractors, regulators, DOE, and other stakeholders.
Performs other duties as delegated/assigned by manager commensurate with training and qualifications.
Bachelors (BA/BS) Degree in Environmental Science, Science, Engineering, or related discipline and a minimum of 7 years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
-Chemical or environmental engineering degree and/or PE license is preferred.
-Written communication skills as evidenced by award of thesis-based graduate degree is desirable.
-Working knowledge of air and water environmental regulations, permits, compliance, and modeling techniques (e.g., AERMOD, CAP-88).
-Working knowledge of radiological hazardous (mixed) waste environmental standards and permitting is highly desirable.
-Strong math and calculation skills.
-Ability to apply or develop software-based tools (e.g. Excel, Access) to calculate/manipulate large datasets.
-Past experience in working with government agencies such as DOE, the State of Washington Department of Ecology, Washington State Department of Health, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency).
Relocation Funding Provided Yes
U.S. Citizenship Required Yes
Clearance Required No
Job Classification Exempt
Shift Work Required No
This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
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