Environmental Engineering Support

The Building People
Rancho Bernardo, California, US
Jul 23, 2021
Aug 14, 2021
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
The Building People, LLC, has an immediate need for an Environmental Engineering Support that will interact on a daily basis with personnel from multiple environmental regulatory agencies including but not limited to; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; California Department of Toxic Substances Control; California Regional Water Quality Control Boards; local air pollution control districts aboards; and California Integrated Waste Management Board.

Required Education

· Bachelor's degree in the physical sciences, including Environmental Science, Geology, Chemistry, Biology, or Engineering from an accredited college university.

· Current U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) certification and appropriate refresher

Required Experience

· (6) years environmental experience including at least three (3) years working on Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) environmental projects or other federal environmental projects. EESII employees must have knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices as applied to environmental engineering.

· Knowledge of the laws, regulations, and standards applicable to the specialty, such as but not limited to: federal and state environmental regulations relevant to environmental remediation of CERCLA hazardous substances, munitions, radiological, lead-based paint, asbestos, and petroleum. This includes but is not limited to CERCLA, Superfund Amendments Reauthorization Act (SARA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), state hazardous waste laws and regulations, Clean Air Act, and Clean Water Act.

· The EES shall have experience in broad-based geologic and engineering disciplines, including investigation and remediation of various environmental media such as soil, sediment, groundwater, and soil gas.

· Project management including successfully advancing projects through the CERCLA and RCRA process towards site closure or long-term management as appropriate.

· Brief BRAC PMO Management and/or Lead Remedial Project Manager (LRPM) on project status.

· Project management tasks may include data collection, regulatory agency interface, developing cost estimates, preparing statements of work, and drafting correspondence according to established milestones with reviews for quality and progress assuring schedules, cost estimates, and strategies are accurate and executable.

· Review Installation Restoration (IR) Program reports to determine if the requirements of CERCLA, National Oil and Hazardous Substances Contingency Plan (NCP), and RCRA are being met. Provide written assessment of findings to the LRPM.

· Research and interpret federal and state environmental laws and regulations (proposed and existing) and determine their applicability to specific environmental projects that are conducted under the IR Program.

· Participate in environmental subject matter meetings and prepare attendance notes. Required meetings include, but are not limited to project meetings with contractors, meetings with regulatory agency representatives, internal staff meetings, and organization meetings.

· Assist LRPMs in providing briefings to Base Closure Managers (BCMs) and BRAC management.

· Attend environmental subject related conferences including those sponsored by the DON, industry, and regulatory agencies.

· Provide assistance with preparing written journal articles for publication in periodicals on environmental topics.

· Work with a variety of contract types such as Firm-Fixed Price, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Multiple Award Contracts (MACs), Remedial Action Contract(RACs), Cost Reimbursable, and Comprehensive Long-term Environmental Action Navy (CLEAN) contracts.

· Draft project cost estimates, utilizing available cost estimation tools as well as independent research and professional experience.

· Suggest innovative technical principles, practices, theories, and resolutions to technical issues to BRAC PMO Management and/or LRPMs.

Required Skills

· Ability to perform regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending, and climbing.

· Ability to perform work in an office setting, with occasional visits to environmental remediation sites. Work involves moderate risks of discomforts that require adherence to safety precautions

· Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook).

· Valid REAL ID driver's license.

· Strong communication skills in the English language, both written and oral.