Environmental Specialist

Savannah River Remediation
Aiken County, South Carolina, US
Jul 23, 2021
Aug 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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Job description:
Savannah River Remediation is seeking an Environmental Specialist to be based in our Aiken, SC location on the Savannah River Site.
This position is responsible for coordinating and providing compliance-based oversight and expertise to ensure proper stewardship and work activities are conducted in accordance with applicable environmental regulations and policies.
- Keeps informed of pertinent information and developments in areas such as applicable laws and regulations established by the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
- May serve as an interface for Liquid Waste Operations with the regulatory agencies.
- Prepares and ensures compliance with environmental and radioactive material permits, licenses, applications, and records to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements established by federal and state regulatory agencies.
- Prepares environmental compliance reports and guidance documents.
- Prepares written oral, tabular, calculations, and graphic reports summarizing requirements and regulations, including enforcement documentation.
- Prepares, organizes, and maintains reports and inspection records.
- Verifies that radioactive materials and hazardous chemicals and wastes are handled, stored, and disposed of in accordance with regulations.
- Supports standard investigations, as directed, to determine the nature of suspected violations and to obtain evidence of violations.
- Keeps informed about proper safety precautions, rules, regulations, and practices so that unsafe conditions can be recognized, and proper safety protocols implemented.
- Monitors follow-up actions in cases where violations were found, and reviews compliance monitoring reports and manages responses to non-compliance.
- Inspects waste pre-treatment, treatment, and disposal facilities and systems for conformance to federal, state, or local regulations.
- Assists in determining sampling locations and methods, and supports collection of and environmental effluents air, water or wastewater samples for analysis, as required.
- Observes and records facility operations and field conditions, gathering, interpreting, and reporting data such as flow meter readings and chemical levels.
- Determines which sites and violation reports to investigate and may coordinate compliance and enforcement activities with other government agencies.
- Participates in the development of spill prevention programs and hazardous waste rules, regulations, and recommend corrective actions for hazardous waste problems.
- Performs and prepares standard waste characterization documents and calculations in support of facility requirements.
- Analyzes and implements state, federal or local requirements as necessary to maintain approved pretreatment, pollution prevention, storm water runoff and radioactive material programs.
- Other duties as assigned.
United States
Environmental Specialist
Benefits details:
SRR offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package with flexibility to meet your needs.
Highlights of our plans include:
- 401k Retirement Savings Plan - 5% immediate company contribution, additional matching for employee contributions
- Health Insurance and Prescription Drug Program
- Health Savings Account
- Telehealth with BlueCare on Demand
- Dental Coverage
- Vision Coverage
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- 270 hours of paid leave: Includes 160 hours annual paid time off (accrued monthly), plus 11 paid holidays
- Life and Accident Coverage
- Disability Coverage
- Employee Assistance Program
- Tuition Reimbursement
Does this position come with benefits?:
Zip code:
South Carolina
Address line 1:
Savannah River Site
Pay frequency:
About us:
Savannah River Remediation LLC, a prime contractor for the US Department of Energy, is responsible for managing the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site's Liquid Waste operations contract. Located in Aiken, South Carolina, SRR is a limited liability company formed by nuclear operations and environmental remediation global leaders AECOM, Bechtel, BWXT, and Jacobs. The SRR Team is responsible for the closure of waste tanks, the operation of the Savannah River Site's Defense Waste Processing Facility, tank farm operations and associated production and disposal facilities. www.srremediation.com
Minimum Qualifications:
- BS degree in a science or engineering discipline and 2+ years of relevant experience; or
- MS degree in a science or engineering discipline
EEO statement:
SRR, LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity to employees and qualified applicants regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, or genetics. Our equal employment opportunity policies encompass all aspects of the employment relationship, including application and hiring, promotion and transfer, selection for training opportunities, wage and salary administration.