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Environmental Compliance Supervisor

Navarro Research and Engineering
Las Cruces, New Mexico, US
Closing date
May 30, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Navarro Research and Engineering is recruiting an Environmental Compliance Supervisor in Las Cruces, NM.

Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro's success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our clients.

The Navarro Environmental Compliance (EC) Supervisor oversees projects and personnel tasked with ensuring environmental compliance at the NASA White Sands Test Facility (WSTF). The EC Supervisor ensures that employees adhere to established WSTF procedures and provide high quality products and project outcomes that are consistent with NASA performance and budget expectations. The EC Supervisor must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of environmental compliance, which includes but is not limited to Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), wastewater management, and petroleum storage. The primary duties of the supervisor include:
  • Daily supervision of on-site and teleworking technical personnel (engineers, scientists, and technicians) assigned to NASA's environmental compliance program at WSTF
  • General oversight of compliance projects to ensure personnel provide regulatory oversight of WSTF activities in accordance with applicable regulations and NASA requirements
  • Provide technical and management-level review of numerous EC program deliverables, including permit applications and related reports, hazardous waste shipping packages and manifests, and other internal and external Agency and regulatory submittals
  • Oversight of hazardous and solid waste management and shipping activities at WSTF
  • Oversight of hazardous materials management within the WSTF Environmental Department
  • Management of WSTF's minor source air permits and CAA obligations
  • Management of WSTF's regulatory obligations under the SDWA
  • Management of WSTF's wastewater and surface discharge permits
  • Coordination of WSTF's Environmental Training Program
  • Coordination with stakeholders and NASA counterparts to meet NEPA requirements for WSTF projects
  • Coordination with WSTF facilities personnel to manage WSTF's petroleum storage tank program
  • Management of the WSTF Sustainability Program in conjunction with Navarro's Sustainability Lead
  • Support supervision of technicians responsible for performing hands-on fieldwork for site-wide multi-media environmental compliance activities
  • Coordination with the Environmental Program Manager, Environmental Restoration Supervisor, and Business Supervisor to integrate restoration, compliance, and administrative functions for successful environmental contract execution
  • Ensure that personnel safety and health requirements are adhered to during all facets of environmental compliance work
  • Serves as project leader for one or more environmental compliance task orders, requiring preparation of cost/schedule estimates, coordination of personnel and resources, development of related deliverables in conjunction with the project team, and consultation with NASA project managers to ensure customer integration and satisfaction
  • Provides weekly, biweekly, quarterly and other technical and business status briefings on projects, both internal and to NASA
  • Allocates available resources and prioritizes assignments to achieve performance objectives
  • Coordinates with other WSTF organizations to optimize compliance project performance and minimize work disruptions and operational downtime
  • Serves as a Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER) supervisor for environmental investigations and unexpected hazardous waste events within the WSTF Environmental Department
  • Supports staff with the procurement of management of supplies, services, and subcontractors required to implement environmental compliance projects
  • Supports NASA Environmental staff with regulatory interaction and on-site inspections

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study, MS preferred
  • At least five years of directly applicable technical and/or management experience
  • Prior experience characterizing and accumulating hazardous waste in accordance with the RCRA Large Quantity Hazardous Waste Generator rules
  • Prior experience shipping hazardous waste in accordance with Department of Transportation requirements is preferred
  • Prior experience managing multi-media environmental compliance activities on Federal contracts is preferred
  • Prior experience with RCRA corrective action and permitting process is preferred
  • Prior experience with CAA requirements at a Title V or Minor Source facility is preferred

Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.

Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
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